YNP: East Entrance Road set to open May 7

JACKSON, Wyo. — Yellowstone National Park (YNP) announced plans to open the East Entrance Road tomorrow May 7, weather permitting.

The East Entrance to Lake Village and Lake Village to Canyon Village will open Friday, May 7, at 8 a.m. to public motorists.

According to YNP, a significant snowpack still exists in the Sylvan Pass area. Park rangers will monitor avalanche conditions, temporary road closures may occur. Due to unpredictable weather, especially during spring and fall roads might temporarily close due to poor driving conditions.

Other roads within the park will open on May 14, including the South Entrance to West Thumb. Lake Village to West Thumb and West Thumb to Old Faithful, passing over Craig Pass.

The road between Tower-Roosevelt and Canyon Village will be closed again this summer.

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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.

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