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


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Winter Services

Park concessioners operate lodging and provide other services, including evening programs, snow-coach tours, guided ski and snow-shoe tours, guided snowmobile tours, and wildlife bus tours. Detailed information is available at the visitor centers, warming huts, and front desks of hotels or by calling Xanterra Parks & Resorts at (307) 344-7311.

A schedule of winter activities led by concessions staff can be found online on the Concessioner-led Programs page.

For information about activities originating outside the park call the local chambers of commerce.

We also maintain a web page that lists commercial service providers with permits to do business in Yellowstone in the winter.

Did You Know?

Seventh Cavalry Ensignia Pin.

Prior to the establishment of the National Park Service, the U.S. Army protected Yellowstone between 1886 and 1918. Fort Yellowstone was established at Mammoth Hot Springs for that purpose.