Permits & Reservations


For campground and lodging reservations, contact Yellowstone National Park Lodges. Lodging can fill months in advance: make your reservations early. Reservations are not needed to enter the park.

Recreational Permits

Other Permits & Authorizations

Hikers crossing Boundary Creek

Backcountry Hiking & Camping

Enjoy the solitude of more than 300 backcountry campsites.

Canoer paddles on Yellowstone Lake


Take in the view from the water.

Family camping at Norris Campground


Pitch your tent or pull up an RV at one of our 12 campgrounds.

Angler fishing in Yellowstone


Cast your line for 16 species of fish.

Last updated: September 21, 2017

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

PO Box 168
Yellowstone National Park, WY 82190-0168



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