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, snowcoach, 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?
The 1988 fires affected 793,880 acres or 36 percent of the park. Five fires burned into the park that year from adjacent public lands. The largest, the North Fork Fire, started from a discarded cigarette. It burned more than 410,000 acres.