YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. — The East Entrance Road between the East Entrance and Fishing Bridge will close for periods of time today, May 16 through Wednesday, May 18 due to increased avalanche danger from recent snowfall and warm temperatures.

The road closed today, May 16, at 11 a.m. and will be closed until 7 p.m. Anticipate midday road closures on May 17 and May 18.

Stay informed about up-to-date road conditions in Yellowstone by visiting the park roads website.

To receive Yellowstone road alerts on your mobile phone, text “82190” to 888-777 (an automatic text reply will confirm receipt and provide instructions).

Conditions in Yellowstone can change quickly, especially during spring, and roads can temporarily close due to poor driving conditions. The park asks visitors to drive slowly and with caution.

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