• An aerial view of Old Faithful erupting taken from Observation Point with the Old Faithful Inn to the side.


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Winter Activities

Winter scene in Yellowstone

Winter dates, activities, rules, etc. can change unexpectedly. Always check at the gate or visitor centers for the most current information. For more information about issues affecting travel in the park this winter, see Winter Use Planning in Yellowstone.

Exploring the Park

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

Winter Services Winter Ranger-led Programs
Cross Country Skiing Snowmobile & Snowcoach Touring
Equipment & Clothing Ski Trail Reports

Winter Trip-planning Publications:

Yellowstone Today - Our Park Newspaper Main Page —You will find the current park newspaper and archived newspapers here.

Documents labelled "pdf" can be viewed and printed using Adobe Acrobat Reader, available free online.

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.