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Visiting Yellowstone in Winter

Two skiers pass Orange Spring Mound at Mammoth Hot Springs

Two skiers pass Orange Spring Mound at Mammoth Hot Springs.


Activities and Programs

A winter visit to Yellowstone National Park will give you lasting memories of snowy landscapes, steaming geyser basins, and incomparable wildlife viewing.

Take a look here for cross country skiing trail information, Winter Ranger-Led Programs and other favorite winter activities available in the park.

Winter visitors watch an eruption of Old Faithful Geyser

Visitors watch Old Faithful erupt during a winter visit to the park.

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Winter Services

If you are looking for some place to stay, eat, fuel up, get help or camp during the winter, give our Winter Services page a look. One popular destination is watching Old Faithful during a tour of the park. Our park Rangers also offer programs during the winter season.

Snomobiles line up in a parking lot at Old Faithful during winter

Snowmobiles and a tracked vehicle parked at Old Faithful

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Future of Winter Use
The enjoyment of Yellowstone and its unique resources during the wintertime has drawn deep and passionate interest in the park for nearly 80 years. For more information on the future of winter use, and ways to learn more about how you can participate in the process, see Winter Use in Yellowstone National Park.

Did You Know?

Fishing Bridge.

You cannot fish from Fishing Bridge. Until 1973 this was a very popular fishing location since the bridge crossed the Yellowstone River above a cutthroat trout spawning area. It is now a popular place to observe fish.