Rules and Regulations
The following rules and regulations have been sorted by subject for your convenience. This section does not attempt to duplicate the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) so it should not be regarded as a comprehensive list of regulations. It will, however, answer many of the most common questions regarding park rules. The Superintendent's Orders (Compendium) is a listing of local regulations that is more technical and comprehensive concerning local issues.
GUNS IN PARKS
A new law regarding firearms in National Parks is in effect as of Feb. 22, 2010. See Laws & Polcies for more information.
Attention Hunters Transporting Carcasses Through the Park!
Game animal carcasses or parts may be transported through Yellowstone by motor vehicle on park roads only:
Did You Know?
Yellowstone contains approximately one-half of the world’s hydrothermal features. There are over 10,000 hydrothermal features, including over 300 geysers, in the park.