Don't know if this is covered, but from Jan-April the gate for the road leading to Table Rock is locked where the pavement starts (last 8 switchbacks I think). You can still get up there, but it is a gross pavement slog up. But no crowds so there is a trade off
"After the first glass, you see things as you wish they were. After the second, you see things as they are not. Finally, you see things as they really are, which is the most horrible thing in the world."
--Oscar Wilde on Absinthe