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 »
1. Pets are prohibited in the backcountry and on trails and boardwalks for the following reasons:
2. Pets may accompany you in the front country areas of the park.
3. It is prohibited to leave a pet unattended and tied to an object.
Pets running at large may be impounded and the owner charged for the care and feeding of the animal. By law, any domestic animal observed by authorities to be molesting or killing wildlife may be destroyed if necessary for public safety or the protection of wildlife.
4. Pets should leave no traces other than footprints.
Xanterra Parks & Resorts, the park lodging concessioner, allows pets in some cabin facilities. Their telephone number for reservations and information is (307) 344-7901.
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.