Centrally located, close to Norris Geyser Basin and the Gibbon River, Norris Campground is a popular destination for campers. The campground is situated in the trees but a large open meadow to the south provides opportunity for wildlife viewing. Bison frequently walk through the campground.
Norris is a mid-sized campground with more than 100 sites; most sites are shaded by lodgepole pine. The elevation of the campground is 7,500 ft (2,286 m)so expect cool temperatures in spring, summer, and fall. There are wheelchair accessible sites, drinking water is available, and restroom facilities include flush toilets. Each campsite has a picnic table and fire pit with grate. Food storage boxes measuring 48 x 22 x 22 in. are available for shared use. Generator use is allowed between the hours of 8 AM and 8 PM.
Evening campfire programs are held nightly June through early September at the Norris Campground campfire circle. Guided ranger walks will take you through the Norris Geyser Basin. Please see our ranger guided activity schedule for more information.
Norris has a number of attractions near the campground including the Museum of the National Park Ranger (a quick stroll), the Norris Geyser Basin Museum, and Norris Geyser Basin—the hottest and most changeable thermal area in Yellowstone!
Sites are on a first-come, first-serve basis.