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2022 Dates

All opening and closing dates are subject to change based on future conditions, staffing levels, or public health guidance.

For current road status and seasonal opening/closing dates, visit the park roads page.

Access to the interior of the park (e.g. Old Faithful, Canyon) is restricted to oversnow travel during winter, and many facilities are closed. For winter opening/closing dates, visit the winter trip planning page.

 

Bridge Bay

Facility/Service Status First Day Last Day*
Bridge Bay Campground CLOSED May 20 September 5
Dock Rental CLOSED June 3 September 11
Marina Store CLOSED May 20 September 4
Outboards, Guide Boats, and Rental Boats CLOSED June 10 September 5
Scenic-cruiser CLOSED June 10 September 11

* - Facilities close at the end of the business day listed, except the campground, which closes at 11 am.

 

Canyon Village and the Grand Canyon

Facility/Service Status First Day Last Day*
Bear Spray Rental Kiosk CLOSED TBD
Canyon Campground CLOSED May 27 September 18
Canyon Lodges and Cabins
Lodging - Washburn, Rhyolite, Hayden CLOSED May 20 October 10
Lodging - Cascade, Dunraven, Chittenden, Moran CLOSED May 27 October 2
Cabins CLOSED May 20 October 2
Washburn Lookout (snacks) CLOSED May 20 October 10
Canyon Lodge (Food and Gifts)
M66 Grill CLOSED May 20 October 10
Eatery CLOSED May 20 October 10
Falls Cafe CLOSED May 20 October 10
Ice Creamery CLOSED May 20 October 10
Gift Shop CLOSED May 20 October 10
Canyon Visitor Education Center CLOSED TBD
Canyon Yellowstone Adventure Store CLOSED June 10 September 4
General Store CLOSED May 6 October 9
Post Office CLOSED TBD
Service Station (406-848-7548 for assistance, credit card fueling available 24-hours)
Store and Gas (LP available) CLOSED April 22 October 30
Wrecker CLOSED April 22 October 30
Repairs CLOSED May 27 September 5
Trail Rides CLOSED June 17 September 5

* - Facilities close at the end of the business day listed, except the campground, which closes at 11 am.

 

Fishing Bridge

Facility/Service Status First Day Last Day*
Fishing Bridge RV Park CLOSED May 27 October 9
Fishing Bridge Visitor Center & Trailside Museum CLOSED TBD
General Store CLOSED May 13 October 9
Service Station (406-848-7548 for assistance, credit card fueling available 24-hours)
Store and Gas (LP available) CLOSED May 20 October 2
Wrecker CLOSED May 27 September 5
Repairs CLOSED May 27 September 5

* - Facilities close at the end of the business day listed, except the RV Park, which closes at 11 am.

 

Lake Village

Facility/Service Status First Day Last Day*
General Store CLOSED May 20 September 25
Lake Yellowstone Hotel & Cabins
Lodging CLOSED TBD
Cabins CLOSED May 13 October 2
Deli CLOSED TBD
Dining Room CLOSED TBD
Gift Shop CLOSED TBD
Lake Lodge Cabins
Cabins CLOSED June 10 October 2
Wylie's Canteen CLOSED TBD
Gift Shop CLOSED TBD
Lake Medical Clinic CLOSED TBD
Post Office CLOSED TBD

* - Facilities close at the end of the business day listed.

 

Madison and the West

Facility/Service Status First Day Last Day*
Madison Campground CLOSED May 6 October 16
Madison Information Station CLOSED TBD
West Yellowstone Visitor Information Center (NPS Desk) CLOSED TBD
West Yellowstone Visitor Information Center (Chamber of Commerce) Open Open all year*

* - Open daily, May through September, and open weekdays, early November through April.

 

Mammoth Hot Springs and the North

Facility/Service Status First Day Last Day*
Albright Visitor Center Open Open year-round1
General Store Open Open year-round2
Indian Creek Campground CLOSED TBD
Mammoth Campground Open Open year-round
Mammoth Clinic (307-344-7965, 911 for emergencies) Open Open all year3
Seven days a week June 4 September 24
Weekdays only September 25 June 3
Mammoth Hot Springs Hotel (See Explore in Winter for winter dates)
Cabins Open May 13 October 10
Dining Room Open April 29 November 27
Hotel Lodging Open April 29 November 27
Map Room Bar Open TBD
Terrace Grill CLOSED April 29 October 10
Gift Shop Open April 29 November 27
Post Office Open Open all year4
Service Stations (406-848-7548 for assistance, credit card fueling available 24-hours)
Store and Gas - LP available CLOSED May 6 October 9

* - Facilities close at the end of the business day listed, except campgrounds, which close at 11 am.
1 - Albright Visitor Center closed Thanksgiving Day.
2 - General store closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day.
3 - Clinic closed December 31-January 1, May 31, November 25–27, and December 24–25; hours 8:30 am–5:00 pm; September 25–June 3 close at 1:00 pm on Fridays.
4 - 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. weekdays, excluding holidays. Closed Saturday and Sunday.

 

Norris Geyser Basin

Facility/Service Status First Day Last Day*
Museum of the National Park Ranger CLOSED TBD
Norris Campground CLOSED TBD
Norris Geyser Basin Museum & Information Station CLOSED TBD
Norris Bookstore CLOSED TBD

* - Facilities close at the end of the business day listed, except the campground, which closes at 11 am.

 

Old Faithful

Facility/Service Status First Day Last Day*
Bike Rentals CLOSED TBD
General Store (Lower) CLOSED May 27 September 25
General Store (Upper) CLOSED April 29 October 16
Old Faithful Clinic CLOSED TBD
Old Faithful Inn
Lodging CLOSED May 6 October 10
Dining CLOSED TBD
Bear Paw Deli CLOSED TBD
Gift Shop CLOSED TBD
Old Faithful Lodge Cabins
Cabins CLOSED May 13 October 2
Cafeteria CLOSED TBD
Bake Shop CLOSED May 13 October 2
Gift Shop CLOSED May 13 October 2
Old Faithful Photoshop CLOSED TBD
Old Faithful Snow Lodge
Lodging CLOSED TBD
Cabins CLOSED April 29 October 30
Geyser Grill CLOSED April 22 November 6
Obsidian Dining Room CLOSED TBD
Bear Den Gift Shop CLOSED April 22 November 6
Old Faithful Visitor Education Center (See Explore in Winter for winter dates) CLOSED TBD
Post Office CLOSED TBD
Service Stations (406-848-7548 for assistance, LP gas available, credit card fueling available 24-hours)
Store and Gas (Lower) CLOSED May 13 September 11
Store and Gas (Upper) CLOSED April 29 October 23
Repairs CLOSED May 27 September 5
Wrecker CLOSED April 29 October 23

* - Facilities close at the end of the business day listed.

 

Tower–Roosevelt and the Northeast

Facility/Service Status First Day Last Day*
Old West Dinner Cookout CLOSED June 4 September 11
Tower Fall General Store CLOSED May 27 September 18
Roosevelt Store CLOSED TBD
Pebble Creek Campground CLOSED TBD
Roosevelt Lodge & Cabins
Cabins CLOSED June 3 September 5
Dining Room CLOSED TBD
Service Station (406-848-7548 for assistance, credit card fueling available 24-hours)
Gas CLOSED TBD
Slough Creek Campground CLOSED TBD
Tower Fall Campground CLOSED TBD
Horseback and Stagecoach Rides CLOSED June 3 September 5

* - Facilities close at the end of the business day listed, except campgrounds, which close at 11 am.

 

West Thumb, Grant, and the South

Facility/Service Status First Day Last Day*
General Store CLOSED June 3 September 11
Grant Village Campground CLOSED June 3 September 11
Grant Village Lake House Restaurant CLOSED May 27 September 25
Grant Village Lodge
Lodging CLOSED May 27 October 2
Dining Room CLOSED May 27 October 2
Gift Shop CLOSED May 27 October 2
Grant Visitor Center CLOSED TBD
Lewis Lake Campground CLOSED TBD
Mini Store CLOSED TBD
Post Office CLOSED TBD
Service Station (406-848-7548 for assistance, credit card fueling available 24-hours)
Store and Gas (LP available) CLOSED May 27 September 18
Repairs CLOSED May 27 September 5
Wrecker CLOSED May 27 September 5
West Thumb Information Station CLOSED TBD

* - Facilities close at the end of the business day listed, except campgrounds, which close at 11 am.

 
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Seasons

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Explore in Summer

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Explore in Winter

Ready to brave the cold? Check out this information for planning a winter visit.

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Current Conditions

Learn about things that could affect your visit before you arrive.

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Roads & Construction

Check the status and seasonal closing dates of park roads.

Last updated: January 13, 2022

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Yellowstone National Park , WY 82190-0168

Phone:

307-344-7381

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