Operating Hours & Seasons

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

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

 

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Bridge Bay

Facility/Service Status First Day Last Day*
Bridge Bay Campground Closed To Be Determined (TBD)
Dock Rental Closed TBD
Marina Store Closed TBD
Outboards, Guide Boats, and Rental Boats Closed TBD
Scenic-cruiser Closed TBD
Guided Fishing/Sightseeing Charter Boats Closed TBD
Backcountry Boat Shuttle Service Closed TBD

* - 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 TBD
Canyon Lodges and Cabins
Lodging - Washburn, Rhyolite, Hayden Closed TBD
Lodging - Cascade, Dunraven, Chittenden, Moran Closed TBD
Cabins Closed TBD
Washburn Lookout (snacks) Closed TBD
Canyon Lodge (Food and Gifts)
M66 Grill Closed TBD
Eatery Closed TBD
Falls Cafe Closed TBD
Ice Creamery Closed TBD
Gift Shop Closed TBD
Canyon Visitor Education Center Closed TBD
Canyon Yellowstone Adventure Store Closed TBD
General 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 TBD
Wrecker Closed TBD
Repairs Closed TBD
Trail Rides Closed TBD

* - 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 TBD
Fishing Bridge Visitor Center & Trailside Museum Closed TBD
General Store Closed TBD
Service Station (406-848-7548 for assistance, credit card fueling available 24-hours)
Store and Gas (LP available) Closed TBD
Wrecker Closed TBD
Repairs Closed TBD

* - 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 TBD
Lake Yellowstone Hotel & Cabins
Lodging Closed TBD
Cabins Closed TBD
Deli Closed TBD
Dining Room Closed TBD
Gift Shop Closed TBD
Lake Lodge Cabins
Cabins Closed TBD
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 TBD
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 all year1
General Store Open Open all year2
Indian Creek Campground Closed TBD
Mammoth Campground Closed TBD
Mammoth Clinic3 (307-344-7965, call 911 for emergencies) Open
Seven days a week (M-Th in Mammoth Hot Springs; Fri-Sun in Gardiner) July 2 September 25
Weekdays only September 26 December 31
Mammoth Hot Springs Hotel (See Explore in Winter for winter dates)
Cabins Closed TBD
Dining Room Closed TBD
Hotel Lodging Closed TBD
Map Room Bar Closed TBD
Terrace Grill Closed TBD
Gift Shop Closed TBD
Hotel Lobby (Public Restrooms Only) Closed TBD
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 TBD

* - 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 - Open daily (9am-5:00pm). General store closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day.
3 - Clinic hours: Mon-Thur at Mammoth Hot Springs (8:30am-5pm), Fri-Sun outside Yellowstone Forever in Gardiner, MT (8:30am-5pm). Closed December 31-January 1, May 30, November 23–25, December 22–23, December 29–30. September 26–June 5 closes at 1:00 pm on Fridays.
4 - Open Mon-Fri (8:30am-5:00pm), excluding holidays.

 

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 TBD
General Store (Upper) Closed TBD
Old Faithful Clinic Closed TBD
Old Faithful Inn
Lodging Closed TBD
Dining Closed TBD
Bear Paw Deli Closed TBD
Gift Shop Closed TBD
Old Faithful Lodge Cabins
Cabins Closed TBD
Cafeteria Closed TBD
Bake Shop Closed TBD
Gift Shop Closed TBD
Yellowstone Tribal Heritage Center Closed TBD
Old Faithful Snow Lodge
Lodging Closed TBD
Cabins Closed TBD
Geyser Grill Closed TBD
Obsidian Dining Room Closed TBD
Bear Den Gift Shop Closed TBD
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)
Gas (Lower) Closed TBD
Store and Gas (Upper) Closed TBD
Repairs Closed TBD
Wrecker Closed TBD

* - 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 TBD
Tower Fall General Store Closed TBD
Roosevelt Store Closed TBD
Pebble Creek Campground Closed TBD
Roosevelt Lodge & Cabins
Cabins Closed TBD
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 TBD

* - 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 TBD
Grant Village Campground Closed TBD
Grant Village Lake House Restaurant Closed TBD
Grant Village Lodge
Lodging Closed TBD
Dining Room Closed TBD
Gift Shop Closed TBD
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 TBD
Repairs Closed TBD
Wrecker Closed TBD
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

Explore Yellowstone's seasons.

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Explore in Summer

Planning is crucial to a good summer visit, as this is the time when most people come to the park.

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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: November 30, 2022

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