A quick update for those of you watching progress on opening the Beartooth Highway for the travel season.
This is the latest word from Yellowstone National Park Service:
National Park Service plow crews were unable to complete clearing the highway and reach the summit on Friday. Road clearing efforts will resume tomorrow, with hopes of opening the road to travel at noon Saturday, May 25.
Al Nash | Public Affairs Officer |Yellowstone National Park
The Montana Department of Transportation reports that from Red Lodge, the Beartooth Highway is open to the Montana/Wyoming state line and the road is bare and mostly dry.
The Chief Joseph Scenic Byway, and the western 17 miles of the Beartooth Highway are also open for travelers wishing to access the Northeast entrance to Yellowstone Park, and Cooke City and Silver Gate, Montana
Updates will be posted as they become available. Safe travels everyone!