The Montana Department of Transportation announced the Beartooth Highway will be closed for the season beginning today, October 5th, at 11:45 a.m. The highway is closed due to adverse weather conditions.

The Beartooth Highway will open May 24th for Memorial Day Weekend in 2019. Alternate routes may be used to access Yellowstone National Park NE and Cooke City WYO Highway 296 to US 212 west to Cooke City may be used.