Yellowstone National Park is Always Open
The North Entrance and the road between the North Entrance and the Northeast Entrance is always open. Other roads in the park closed November 3 to prepare for our winter season. Learn more about visiting the park in the winter season.
Park RoadsBeartooth and Dunraven Passes are closed for the season. The road between the North Entrance and the Northeast entrance is the only road that remains open in the park. For information on roads outside Yellowstone, please call 511 from your cell phone.
Mammoth Hot Springs campground is the only campground that remains open year round in the park. For more information on campgrounds in Yellowstone, visit our campground page.
As you enjoy trails, be bear aware. Bears may still be active in winter. You are safer hiking, skiing, and snowshoeing with groups of three or more. In areas of low visibility, make noise to avoid surprise encounters. Do not run from a bear under any circumstance. Carry bear spray and know how to use it safely.Be bear aware and learn more about visiting in bear country. Remember to keep a safe distance when viewing wildlife.
Visitor ServicesMost visitor services have closed for the season. At Mammoth Hot Springs, the Yellowstone General Store, Post Office, medical clinic, campground, and visitor center remain open all year. Pay-at-the pump fuel is available 24 hours a day all year at all park service stations. Communities near Yellowstone are open year-round.
Winter services in select areas around the park will be opening mid-December.
Weather can change quickly in Yellowstone. Be prepared for changing weather conditions. Temporary travel restrictions or closures can occur at any time without notice. Mud and snow tires or tire chains may be required. Before traveling, check Yellowstone weather forecasts and advisories at Yellowstone's weather page or the National Weather Service.
Rivers and Streams
The Boiling River is open.