• An aerial view of Old Faithful erupting taken from Observation Point with the Old Faithful Inn to the side.

    Yellowstone

    National Park ID,MT,WY

Concessioner-Led Winter Programs

Interpretive Snowcoach Tours

Xanterra Parks & Resorts is the concession operator for the hotels and dining rooms in Yellowstone. They offer full and half-day interpretive tours in heated over-the-snow vehicles.They also offer a variety of activities for their guests and other park visitors. Serving Old Faithful, Mammoth Hot Springs, and Flagg Ranch, these tours also serve as winter transportation. For snowcoach reservations or to reserve one of the other activities, please call (307) 344-7311.

TDD service (Telecommunications Device for the Deaf) is available at 307-344-5395. Online reservations are not available at this time.

Xanterra Parks & Resorts does not charge a booking fee for lodging or activity reservations.

From Mammoth to Old Faithful Sun.-Sat.
7:30 am; 4 hours, 30 minutes
$90
From Old Faithful to Mammoth Sun.-Sat.
1:30 pm; 4 hours, 30 minutes
$90
From Old Faithful to Flagg Ranch Sun.-Sat.
8:30 am; 3 hours, 15 minutes
$90
From Flagg Ranch to Old Faithful Sun.-Sat.
12:30 pm; 4 hours; 15 minutes
$90
Canyon Day Tour from Old Faithful (December 20-March 1)
You may want to order a box lunch the prior evening.
Sun., Mon., Wed., Fri., Sat.
8:15 am-6 pm
$160
Canyon Day Tour from Mammoth (December 24-March 1)
You may want to order a box lunch the prior evening.
Tues., Thurs., Sat.;
8:15 am-5:00 pm
$160
Firehole Basin Adventure (December 20-February 28)
Leaves from Old Faithful.
Mon., Wed., Fri.
12:45 pm-4 pm
$60
Norris Geyser Basin Tour (December 21-March 2)
Leaves from Mammoth. Strenuous, if you choose to walk around the geyser basin.
Sun., Tues., Thurs., Sat.
12:30 pm-5:30 pm
$80
Old Faithful Photo Safari (December 19-February 27)
You may want to order a box lunch the prior evening.

Mon., Thurs.
7:45 am-2:00 pm

$175
Old Faithful Winter Photography Adventure (December 20-February 28) Tues., Fri.
7:15 am-5:30 pm
$288
Grand Canyon Winter Photograph Adventure (December 23-February 28) Mon., Wed., Fri.
7:15 am-5:30 pm
$288
Madison Wildlife Excursion (December 19-February 28) Tues., Thurs., Sat.,
12:45 pm-5:30
$80
Steam, Stars, and Winter Soundscapes (December 18-March 1) Sun.-Sat.;
6:45 pm-9 pm
$45
 
Interpretive Bus Tours (No Skiing)
Wake up to Wildlife (December 21-March 2)
Leaves from Mammoth Hot Springs Hotel. Wheel chair accessible.
Sun.-Sat.
6:45 am-11 am; 4 hours, 15 minutes
$48
Lamar Valley Wildlife (December 21-March 1)
Leaves from Mammoth Hot Springs Hotel. Wheel chair accessible.
Mon., Thurs., Sat.
7:00 am-2:00 pm
$89
 
Ski and Snowshoe Tours
Grand Canyon Ski Tour (December 19-February 27)
Leaves from Old Faithful.
Sun., Tues., Thurs.
7:45 am-6 pm
$178
Guided Snowshoe Tour at Old Faithful (December 22-March 1) Sun.-Sat.
8:15 am & 1:15 pm
$36
 
Drop-offs and Skier Shuttles (minimum 3 people)
Old Faithful Snow Lodge to either Divide or Fairy Falls
(December 19-March 2) One way. No pickups. You must return by ski or snowshoe.
Sun.-Sat.
8:15 am; 9:15 am (Fairy); 10:15 am
$20 One-way
Mammoth Hotel to Indian Creek (December 22-March 2)
Pick-up at Indian Creek is at 3:00 PM.
Sun., Mon., Wed., Fri.
9:15 am
$20 Round-trip
 
Winter Getaway Value Packages Mammoth Includes unlimited ice-skating Old Faithful
Includes round-trip snowcoach fares
Frosty Fun Includes two-nights lodging, breakfast each day, a welcome gift, and a Snow Card that is good for 10% off all meals, select gifts, in-park transportation, tours, ski shop services, and snowmobile rentals. Card is valid all winter. $139 per person double
$230 single occupancy
$349 per person double
$518 single occupancy
Trail of the Wolf Offered Monday and Thursday. Includes three nights lodging, components of Frosty Fun, Guided Snowmobile Tour, and Wake up to Wildlife Tour. $495 per person double
$900 single occupancy
$665 per person double
$1,109 single occupancy
Nordic Heaven Includes components of Frosty Fun, plus unlimited ski drops per person $195 per person double
$286 single occupancy
$405 per person double
$574 single occupancy

Did You Know?

Seventh Cavalry Ensignia Pin.

Prior to the establishment of the National Park Service, the U.S. Army protected Yellowstone between 1886 and 1918. Fort Yellowstone was established at Mammoth Hot Springs for that purpose.