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  • Craig Pass Closed for the Season; Mammoth to Norris, Expect 30-minute Delays

    The road linking West Thumb and Old Faithful is closed for the season—traffic should detour through West Thumb, Lake, and Canyon. More »

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.

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

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?

Summer Crowd at Old Faithful.

At peak summer levels, 3,500 employees work for Yellowstone National Park concessioners and about 800 work for the National Park Service.