Remainder of Loop Road closes

Release Date: Nov 28, 2022

Contact(s): Kristie Thompson, 307-250-0148

Cody, Wyo. November 28, 2022 — The Washakie Ranger District of the Shoshone National Forest will close the entirety of the Loop Road, FSR 300, to motorized travel at noon today, November 28th. This seasonal closure is being implemented to ensure public safety ahead of winter storms predicted for this week.

The annual closure of the Loop Road, also known as Louis Lake Road, helps ensure resource damage in the area remains minimal while maintaining public safety during the winter months. Please respect all posted signs for this and associated road closures.

Contact the Washakie Ranger District at 307-332-5460 for additional information about this seasonal closure.

For more information on the Shoshone National Forest, visit (, follow us on Twitter (@ShoshoneNF), or like us on Facebook (US Forest Service – Shoshone National Forest).

As America’s first national forest, the Shoshone National Forest has 2.4 million acres of diverse terrain and a mission to sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of the forest to meet the needs of present and future generations.