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YELLOWSTONE — Nearly all entrances and roads in Yellowstone National Park will close today, Nov. 6 at 7 p.m. ahead of the Nov. 8 planned closure due to expected winter weather, announced the park.

The West, South, and East Entrances and all roads, except the road from the park’s north entrance through Mammoth Hot Springs to the Northeast entrance, will close today at 7 p.m.

Winter weather is expected today through Sunday, Nov. 7.

The park annually closes roads in early November to prepare for the winter season.  Snowmobile and snow coach travel will begin on Wednesday, Dec. 15.

For road condition updates, visit Park Roads or call (307) 344-2117 for recorded information. Receive Yellowstone road alerts on your mobile phone by texting “82190” to 888-777 (an automatic text reply will confirm receipt and provide instructions).



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Lindsay Vallen is a Community News Reporter covering a little bit of everything; with an interest in politics, wildlife, and amplifying community voices. Originally from the east coast, Lindsay has called Wilson, Wyoming home since 2017. In her free time, she enjoys snowboarding, hiking, cooking, and completing the Jackson Hole Daily crosswords.