Things To Do

Yellowstone has something for everyone. Whether you delight in the challenge of a strenuous hike or prefer to sit quietly and watch the sunset, the park offers a great diversity of activities for you to enjoy. With so many adventures to choose from, you’ll have some tough decisions to make.

Park ranger discussing park resources with visitors at West Thumb Geyser Basin

Ranger Programs

Join a park ranger to further your understanding on this special place.

Family camping at Norris Campground


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

Three hikers walking through a sagebrush field

Day Hiking

Lace up your boots and explore over 1,000 miles of trails.

A group of photographers near Mammoth Hot Springs


Best practices & tips for shooting in Yellowstone.

Cyclists pedal around a campground


Enjoy the scenery on two wheels.

Canoer paddles on Yellowstone Lake


Take in the view from the water.

Hikers crossing Boundary Creek

Backcountry Camping

Enjoy the solitude of more than 300 backcountry campsites.

Angler fishing in Yellowstone


Cast your line for 16 species of fish.

Junior Ranger in front of the Albright Visitor Center

For Kids

Discover trip ideas and activities your kids are sure to love.

Group selfie at a Yellowstone Instameet

Take the Yellowstone Pledge

Protect yourself, protect your park.

A group of people gather during sunrise

Guided Tours & Services

Professional guides can help you make the most of your visit.

Horseback riders in Yellowstone

Horseback Riding & Llama Packing

Bring your own stock or take a guided ride.

Two people look through binoculars

Wildlife Watching

Bring some binoculars and enjoy animals from a safe distance.

Snowmobile rider taking photo

Snowmobile Access Program

Learn about our non-commercially guided snowmobile program.

Two skiers explore the mountains of Yellowstone.

Skiing & Snowshoeing

Make tracks in a winter wonderland.

Snowmobiles and a snowcoach ride by a small group of bison

Snowmobile & Snowcoach Tours

Take a guided tour of wintry Yellowstone.

Last updated: February 2, 2018

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

PO Box 168
Yellowstone National Park, WY 82190-0168



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