Plan Your Visit


Are you planning a Yellowstone adventure?

Each year, millions of visitors come to Yellowstone National Park to discover grizzly bears and eagles, geysers and mud pots, forests and lakes, and historic cabins and prehistoric sites. We hope you will have fun, make lifelong memories, and enjoy this special place.

A visitor in a car receives papers from a ranger at an entrance gate


Basic Information
Find essential information for your trip, including important seasonal information, fees and passes, current conditions for park roads and more, permits and reservations, traveling with pets, answers to frequently asked questions, and rules and regulations.

A car and motorcycle pass on a winding mountain road


Directions & Transportation
Learn how to get to Yellowstone, view the current status of all park roads, and get park maps.

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Eating & Sleeping
Find information about park lodges, camping in Yellowstone, and restaurants.

A young visitor and ranger observe thermal features near the Old Faithful Inn


Places to Go
Learn about highlights at the major destinations in Yellowstone.

A person sitting in the front of a canoe lifts and oar above calm water


Things to Do
Yellowstone has something for everyone. Learn about hiking, wildlife viewing, picnicking, fishing, bicycling, boating, skiing, activities with rangers, horseback riding, and guided tours.

A ranger looks on as kids play a game


View schedules of ranger-led programs.

A hiker in a group points out something along a trail


Prepare yourself to safely enjoy wildlife, hydrothermal features, and other features that make Yellowstone a place to remember.

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Find general information about accessibility in Yellowstone's major areas.

The stone Roosevelt Arch on a cloudy day


Nearby Attractions
Learn more about nearby cities, parks, and museums.

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