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


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  • 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 »

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?

Bear Cubs

Even though the animals of Yellowstone seem tame they are still wild. Feeding the animals is not permitted in any way, and all visitors must keep 100 yards away from wolves and bears, and 25 yards from other animals.