Current Conditions

Alerts

Caution


 

Conditions in Yellowstone can change quickly, especially during spring and fall. Updates to this map may be delayed, so check back often. Temporary road closures and delays are always possible and may not be shown on this map.

 

Yellowstone Live - Roads

Yellowstone Road Status Map
 

Roads & Construction

For current road status, check the map above or call (307) 344-2117 for recorded information. The park roads page lists seasonal road opening/closing dates as well as construction projects. Our webcams provide a live look at traffic approaching the north and west entrances.

Eating & Sleeping

Services are limited. Food, lodging, and gas services are open at Mammoth Hot Springs and gas is available at Tower Junction. Those venturing into the park on snowmobiles or in snowcoaches will find food and lodging services at Old Faithful. Mammoth campground is the only open campground. Our nearby attractions page provides links to services in surrounding communities.

Geyser Predictions

When staff are available, geyser predictions are published via Twitter @GeyserNPS, through our apps, on our geyser activity page, and by recorded message at 307-344-2751 (option 2). Predictions are also available on the GeyserTimes website.

Snow

Snowfall varies greatly throughout the park. The Natural Resource Conservation Service offers an interactive map that displays current data on snow depth, snow water equivalent, and more from SNOTEL stations in and around Yellowstone. Avalanche forecasts and other winter safety information are available from the Gallatin National Forest Avalanche Center and the Bridger Teton Avalanche Center.

Wildlife

Winter is a wonderful time to watch wildlife in Yellowstone. Be sure to watch all wildlife from a safe distance. Learn more about watching wildlife safely.

Rivers & Streams

Boiling River hours: 5 am until 6 pm. Be cautious around all streams.

Weather

The weather in Yellowstone can change quickly. Check our weather page for more information and our webcams to observe current weather conditions.

Backcountry Trails & Campsites

Check the backcountry situation report for the most up-to-date conditions.

Fishing

The fishing season runs from the Saturday of Memorial Day weekend (usually the last weekend in May) and extends through the first Sunday in November.

 

Last updated: January 5, 2018

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 168
Yellowstone National Park, WY 82190-0168

Phone:

(307) 344-7381

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