• A bull elk bugles in Yellowstone National Park


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  • Construction Work To Result In Yellowstone Road Closures After Labor Day

    Two sections of Yellowstone’s Grand Loop Road will be closed due to construction after the Labor Day holiday weekend. Travel between some points will involve long detours and significantly longer than normal travel times. More »

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?

Lake Trout Illustration

Lake trout are an invasive species of fish that is decimating the native cutthroat trout population in Yellowstone Lake.