Goods & Services

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In case of an emergency, dial 911.

Medical services are available year-round (except some holidays) at the Mammoth Clinic. During summer, medical services are offered at Lake Clinic and at Old Faithful Clinic. Check the operating dates page for more details. All clinics are open to the public and are equipped for most medical emergencies, as well as for routine care. If in-patient care or advanced services are required, clinic staff can stabilize patients and arrange for transfer to hospitals outside the park.

Cellular service is extremely limited in Yellowstone. Cell towers at Mammoth Hot Springs, West Yellowstone, Old Faithful, Grant Village, Lake Village, and Mount Washburn provide service to most developed areas and to the North and West entrances. Check with your provider to verify coverage. During summer the number of users can overwhelm cellular circuits resulting in an inability to send or receive calls, text, or use cellular data. Texting is usually the most effective means of communication in the park. Cellular service is available in most nearby communities and along some of the major highways leading to the park, however, areas without coverage exist throughout the region.

Courtesy phones are available at the following locations in case of emergency and enable you to call 911 in areas without cell reception:

  • Tower Junction
  • Tower Campground
  • Madison Junction Restroom

Free Wi-Fi is available at the Albright Visitor Center in Mammoth Hot Springs. Wireless Internet access is available at some of the hotels and lodges around the park for registered guests of Yellowstone National Park Lodges.

Gas stations can be found at Canyon Village, Fishing Bridge, Grant Village, Mammoth Hot Springs, Old Faithful, and Tower Junction. All service stations offer 24-hour, year-round credit card fueling. View the operating dates for additional information.

Liquid propane (LP) gas is available for purchase at the Fishing Bridge and Grant Village service stations. Propane bottle exange is available at all station locations.

Public EV charging stations are available in a number of park locations. The stations are Level 2, are UL-listed, work with all J1772 compliant vehicles, and provide 208/240 volt electric service. The stations have a 32A (7.7 kW) charging amperage and each charging cable is 25 feet. These provide free power to anyone who brings an electric vehicle or plug-in hybrid to Yellowstone. The locations are:

  • Canyon Village - Canyon Lodge and Cabins (in front of both Rhyolite & Washburn lodges)
  • Gardiner, Montana - Yellowstone Forever headquarters (308 E Park Street)
  • Lake Village - Lake Hotel and Cabins (in front of Teal employee dorm)
  • Mammoth Hot Springs - Mammoth Hotel (northwest corner of building)
  • Mammoth Hot Springs - Yellowstone National Park Lodges Haynes Administration Building
  • Old Faithful - Old Faithful Lodge Cabins (lower loop, outside of Showerhouse 1)
  • West Yellowstone, Montana - several charging stations are available in town (The Gray Wolf Inn and Suites, Holiday Inn)

There are 9 lodges and 12 campgrounds within Yellowstone National Park, as well as additional lodging options in the communities outside of the park.

There are several different places to buy gifts, food, and supplies throughout the park. Find out more information about each of these on the operating dates page.

General Stores

General stores have a wide range of good available: groceries, souvenirs, camping and hiking gear, and apparel. They also have restaurants and ice cream counters. General stores are located in Canyon, Fishing Bridge, Grant Village, Lake Village, Mammoth Hot Springs, Old Faithful (Lower and Upper), and Tower.

Gift Shops

Located inside park hotels, gift shops sell a variety of apparel and artwork. Gift shops are found inside the Canyon Lodge, Grant Lodge, Lake Hotel, Lake Lodge, Mammoth Hotel, Old Faithful Inn, Old Faithful Lodge, Old Faithful Snow Lodge, and Roosevelt Lodge.

Mini Stores

Mini stores are similar to general stores, with less options (groceries, snacks, and souvenirs). Mini stores are located in Grant Village and Tower-Roosevelt.

Park Stores

Usually located within visitor centers, these stores have a wide selection of souvenirs: books, artwork, and educational materials. Yellowstone Forever Park Stores are located in the Albright Visitor Center, in the Canyon Visitor Education Center, in the Fishing Bridge Trailside Museum and Visitor Center, in the Grant Visitor Center, in the Madison Visitor Information Station, near the Norris Geyser Basin Trailside Museum and Visitor Center, and in the Old Faithful Visitor Education Center, and in the West Thumb Visitor Information Center.

Other Stores

Yellowstone Adventures in Canyon Village and Bridge Bay Outdoor Store in Bridge Bay sell recreation gear, snacks, fast food, souvenirs, footwear, and fishing supplies.

U.S. Post Offices are located at Canyon Village, Grant Village, Lake Village, Mammoth Hot Springs, and Old Faithful. View the operating dates for more information.

Powell Lock provides locksmith services in Yellowstone National Park.

Yellowstone’s Emergency Medical Services (EMS) operation has 11 ambulances stationed across eight developed areas of the park. The park has mutual aid agreements with Gardiner, Cooke City, and Grand Teton National Park. 

As required by law, the park provides a notice of privacy practices that describes the park's policy regarding use and disclosure of health information.


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Operating Dates

Wondering what will be open during your next trip? It's all covered here!

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Camp in a Campground

Nothing compares to sleeping under the stars! Most park campgrounds are reserved and full far in advance—plan ahead for a successful visit!

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Stay in a Lodge or Cabin

Pick a lodge or cabin that's right for you and make a reservation early!

Last updated: March 14, 2024

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Yellowstone National Park, WY 82190-0168



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