Lifestyle Travel John Mayer Urges Fans to Visit Yellowstone After Flooding, Says He's Planning 'Amazing Events' There The musician's plea comes just over a week after the area experienced historic flooding causing the park to close By Alexandra Schonfeld Alexandra Schonfeld Twitter Digital News Writer, PEOPLE People Editorial Guidelines Published on June 22, 2022 02:11 PM Share Tweet Pin Email John Mayer is doing his part to help his community in Big Sky Country. The musician, 44, took to Instagram on Tuesday to ask for the public's help as part of Yellowstone National Park remains closed following historic flooding that took place in the area early last week. Mayer shared that the community he has called home for "over a decade," Park County, Montana, is struggling as it is located near an entrance to the famous park and "thrives on tourism." "Though the park is closed, other incredible landmarks and businesses remain open for business, and the area is safe, beautiful and still well worth visiting," he wrote on Instagram accompanied by a carousel of snapshots from the area. "I write today with a plea: if you were planning to visit Yellowstone and canceled your plans, please, from the bottom of my heart, I ask that you rebook them." Mayer told his followers that he will return to the area after his current tour and that he looks "forward to seeing you there." Severe Flooding Causes Damage in Yellowstone National Park: Photos John Mayer with dog Moose and another puppy pal. John Mayer/Instagram "I am planning some really amazing events that you won't want to miss," Mayer wrote. " I'll be sharing more of what this incredible community has to offer, and you'll see for yourself just why I fell in love with the place" He then shared a way for his followers to support the area and flood relief efforts from afar by texting "FLOOD22 to 41-444." John Mayer. John Mayer/Instagram "I just won't be able to thank you enough. I truly hope to see you there," he concluded. Officials closed off the Yellowstone National Park entrances in Montana and Wyoming to inbound traffic on June 14 after record rainfall in the area created hazardous conditions — including flooding, mudslides, rockfalls, and road and bridge failures. People Escaping Extreme Flooding in Yellowstone Park Narrowly Miss Being Crushed by Rockfall In a news release from June 18, the park announced that they would begin allowing visitors to access the south loop of the park Wednesday, June 22. "As part of reopening planning, park staff have engaged over 1,000 business owners, park partners, commercial operators and residents in surrounding gateway communities to determine how to manage summer visitation while the north loop remains closed due to flood damage," the release explained.