Current Conditions





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.


The Mammoth General store is open seven days a week and offers food and beverages. Fast food and snacks are available at Old Faithful and Canyon.

Camping & Lodging

Mammoth Campground is the only campground open at this time. Lodging at Old Faithful & Mammoth opens the end of April. Check with Xanterra Parks & Resorts for availability. Our Nearby Attractions page has contact info and links to websites for surrounding communities.

Rivers & Streams

Boiling River is closed due to high water. Water levels are starting to rise with warmer temperatures; always use caution and be safe.


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.

Geyser Predictions

When staff are available, geyser predictions are published via Twitter @GeyserNPS, through our Geyser app (available at iTunes or Google Play), and by recorded message at 307-344-2751 (option 2). Predictions are also available on the GeyserTimes website. Learn more about geyser activity.


Bears are emerging from hibernation, so review the best practices for traveling safely in bear country. Bear management restrictions are in effect for many areas.


The 2017 fishing season will begin May 27th.


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


Wildland fire danger is LOW. See our Current Fire Activity page for more information. Be especially cautious when traveling through areas that have recently burned: potential hazards include unstable dead trees, burned-out stump holes, loose rocks & logs, heat & smoke.

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

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


(307) 344-7381

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