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Backcountry Trip Planner

Notice: Yellowstone is proposing to implement a fee for overnight backcountry permits starting in May 2015. For more information you may visit http://parkplanning.nps.gov/projectHome.cfm?projectID=55589

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.




A new law regarding firearms in National Parks went into effect February 22, 2010. See Laws & Policies for more information.

These pdfs on this page can be viewed or printed using Adobe Acrobat Reader (available free, online).

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