Backcountry Trip Planner
A new law regarding firearms in National Parks went into effect Feb. 22, 2010. See Laws & Policies for more information.
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The booklet Beyond Roads End (618 KB pdf) contains regulations and guidelines for backcountry travel in Yellowstone. Please review its contents as well as reading the information in the Backcountry Trip Planner above.
To prepare for a backcountry trip in Yellowstone, please view the videos below.
Did You Know?
Even though the animals of Yellowstone seem tame they are still wild. Feeding the animals is not permitted in any way, and all visitors must keep 100 yards away from wolves and bears, and 25 yards from other animals.