Entrance Fees / Passes
The entrance fee is $25 for a private, noncommercial vehicle; $20 for each snowmobile or motorcycle; or $12 for each visitor 16 and older entering by foot, bike, ski, etc. This fee provides the visitor with a 7-day entrance permit for both Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks. Remember to keep your admission receipt in order to re-enter the parks. Snowmobile operators must possess a valid driver's license and are allowed by commercially-guided trip only.
Advance reservations are not needed to enter the park. Annual or Lifetime Passes are possible alternatives to the above fees.
Park Annual Pass
America the Beautiful Interagency Annual Pass
Interagency Senior Pass
Interagency Access Pass
The above passes replace the Golden Eagle, Golden Age and Golden Access Passports as well as the National Parks Pass. These passes will remain valid until they expire or are lost or stolen.
Military Annual Pass
Non-commercial groups entering the park in a bus or vehicle with a capacity of 16 persons or more, will be charged $12 for each person on board. Examples of non-commercial groups include church groups and boy and girl scouts.
Did You Know?
There were no wolves in Yellowstone in 1994. The wolves that were reintroduced in 1995 and 1996 thrived and there are now over 300 of their descendents living in the Greater Yellowstone Area.