Yellowstone offers 12 campgrounds with over 2,000 sites. Yellowstone National Park Lodges takes reservations for five of these campgrounds: the rest are first-come, first-served. For details and links to more information, check out the table below.
Yellowstone also offers a network of backcountry campsites for people who prefer to explore and camp along less traveled routes.
Map & Availability
The map below shows campground locations in the park, their current status, and fill times (adjusted to display in your local time zone).
Disclaimer: This map is updated as soon as possible when campground status changes, but it is not updated in real time. Be aware that campgrounds may fill between the time you check the status and the time you arrive at the campground.
Yellowstone Live - Campgrounds
Dates are subject to change depending on weather and other factors. Campgrounds close at 11 am on the date listed.
* - Rate does not include tax or utility pass-through ** - Sizes are for total length of vehicle and towed equipment A - Accessible sites available B - Limited number of campsites set aside for bicyclists and hikers: check availability at the campground. F - Flush toilets H - Full hookups V - Vault toilet S/L - Pay showers/laundry onsite NS - Showers not included 2S - Two showers included each night DS - Dump station (may close when temperatures are below freezing) G - Generators OK 8 am to 8pm (60db limit)
First-come, first-served campgrounds usually fill by early morning: plan ahead to obtain a site.
Overnight camping or parking is only allowed in designated campgrounds or campsites.
Campsite occupancy is limited to six people per site.
Camping is limited to 14 days from July 1 through Labor Day (first Monday in September) and to 30 days the rest of the year; no limit at Fishing Bridge.
Drinking water is normally available in all campgrounds.
Campfires, including those in portable wood or propane fire pits, are prohibited in the Fishing Bridge RV Park. Wood and charcoal fires are permitted in all other campgrounds (unless fire danger prompts special restrictions). Any restrictions will be listed on campground information boards and on the current conditions page. Propane grills and stoves are not usually affected by fire restrictions.
Fishing Bridge RV Park is the only campground offering water, sewer, and electrical hookups (50 amp service): it is for hard-sided vehicles only (no tents or tent-trailers).