• A bull elk bugles in Yellowstone National Park


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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?

Dog Hooked to Travois for Transporting Goods.

Some groups of Shoshone Indians, who adapted to a mountain existence, chose not to acquire the horse. These included the Sheep Eaters, or Tukudika, who used dogs to transport food, hides, and other provisions. The Sheep Eaters lived in many locations in Yellowstone.