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Roads in Yellowstone National Park will begin closing to oversnow travel starting Sunday as Spring plowing commences, according to Morgan Warthin, a spokesperson for Yellow National Park.

Some park roads will reopen on April 20.

The road from Lake Butte Overlook over Sylvan Pass to the East Entrance will close March 1.

On March 4, the road from Mammoth Hot Springs to Norris will close, followed by roads from Norris to Madison and Norris to Canyon Village on March 6.

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Roads from Canyon Village to Fishing Bridge to Lake Butte Overlook will close March 11.

By March 15, the remaining park roads are planned for closure.

In Mammoth Hot Springs, the hotel, dining room, gift shop, and ski shop will close for the season on March 5.

At Old Faithful, the Old Faithful Snow Lodge & Cabins will close March 4. The Bear Den Gift Shop, Geyser Grill, and the Old Faithful Visitor Education Center will close March 15.

The Mammoth Campground, Yellowstone General Store, post office, medical clinic, Albright Visitor Center and self serve fuel pumps will remain open.

Self serve fuel pumps at Tower Junction will remain open all year.

The road from the park’s North Entrance at Gardiner through Mammoth Hot Springs to Cooke City will be open to vehicles all year as well.

Warthin said visitors to and in the park during the spring should have flexible travel plans and be prepared for changing weather conditions as temporary travel restrictions can occur at any time.

For current information on road conditions and closures click here or call (307) 344-2117.

Reporting by Steele Stephens for MTN News

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