The map below shows the current status of park roads and road construction. Select a road segment or icon for more information. Conditions in Yellowstone can change quickly, especially during spring and fall, so check back often. Short-term road closures and delays may not be shown.
Most park roads are closed to regular vehicles from early November to late-April. Roads are open to limited oversnow travel (snowmobiles and snowcoaches) from mid-December to mid-March.
The only road open year-round to automobiles is from the North Entrance at Gardiner, Montana, through the park to Cooke City, Montana (via Tower Junction).
Additional Road Information
2022 Spring Opening Dates
Roads will open at 8 am on the following dates (conditions permitting):
Check the road construction page to learn more about major projects that will cause delays and closures in 2022.
2022 Fall Closing Dates
Roads close to regular vehicles on the following dates:
2022-2023 Winter Opening Dates
Conditions permitting, roads will open to oversnow travel by snowmobile and snowcoach at 8 am on the following date:
December 15: West Entrance to Old Faithful, Mammoth to Old Faithful, Canyon to Norris, Canyon to Lake, Old Faithful to West Thumb, South Entrance to Lake, Lake to Lake Butte Overlook, East Entrance to Lake Butte Overlook (Sylvan Pass)
2023 Winter Closing Dates
Roads close to oversnow travel by snowmobile and snowcoach at 9 pm on the following dates:
Roads Outside the Northeast Entrance
US-212, Cooke City to Red Lodge, Montana
Chief Joseph Scenic Byway
WY-296, Cooke City, Montana, to Cody, Wyoming, or Laurel, Montana
Last updated: May 11, 2022