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YNP Winter Season Ending

February 28, 2013 Greater Yellowstone, Paradise Valley, State of Wyoming No Comments
YNP Winter

Yellowstone National Park’s winter season is drawing to a close. Park roads that serve commercially guided snowmobile and snowcoach travel to iconic Yellowstone locations will be closed in stages beginning tomorrow, when the East Entrance will close at 9:00 pm. Oversnow travel into the park from Mammoth Hot Springs will end at 9:00 pm, Sunday, March third.  Visitors traveling with a commercial guide service through the West Entrance will be able to enjoy the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone at Canyon Village by way of Norris Geyser Basin until March fith at 9:00 pm.  Travel to Canyon Village will be still be possible from the both the West and South Entrances via the West Thumb area until 9:00 pm March tenth.  Old Faithful will remain accessible from both the West and South Entrances until 9:00 pm March 15th, when all remaining interior parks roads will close for the season.  After the roads close to oversnow travel, plowing crews will clear them of snow so they can reopen to automobile travel in the spring.

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