Yellowstone National Park is closing the West Thumb Geyser Basin in the southern area of the park today (Wednesday) and Thursday for road improvements, according to a press release.

Motorists should expect up to 30-minute delays.

Drive slowly through construction zones and be alert to workers, heavy equipment, wildlife, and other hazards.

The closed areas include:

  • West Thumb Geyser Basin parking lot.
  • West Thumb Geyser Basin (including boardwalks and restrooms).
  • Duck Lake Trail.
  • Yellowstone Lake Overlook Trail.
Yellowstone National Park. West Thumb.
Yellowstone National Park. West Thumb.

The closed areas are expected to reopen at 6 p.m. on Thursday.

Stay informed about up-to-date road conditions in Yellowstone at its Park Roads website.

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).

Learn more about the Biscuit Basin to Grant Village (including Old Faithful & West Thumb) road improvement project at Park Roads.

Wyoming Weed & Pest's Most Notorious Species

June 05, 2023

Bands of Beartrap Summer Festival 2022

The bands of Beartrap Summer Festival fill the meadow with their incredible music. Country, Blues, Bluegrass, and Rock, it's all up here on the mountain.

More From K2 Radio