Visitor Centers

Visitors walking along the cinder path to the open-air, stone and wood museum.
Norris Geyser Basin Museum and Information Station

NPS/Janine Waller


Ten visitor centers and information stations are found throughout the park. Step inside one and talk with a ranger, and explore the exhibits and interpretive offerings. Encourage your child to complete a Junior Ranger or Young Scientist activity booklet.

Enhance your trip by attending a ranger walk, talk, or evening program. Our summer offerings begin Memorial Day weekend and run through Labor Day weekend. Ranger programs change seasonally, check the current schedule.


Visitor Center Information


Winter Warming Huts

There are five warming huts that open during the winter season. The huts provide shelter for skiers, snowshoers, and snowmobilers.

A person photographs an exhibit of a bear while other people examine other exhibits in a room.

Albright Visitor Center

Located at Mammoth Hot Springs near the North Entrance of Yellowstone National Park.

Visitors walk toward the entrance of the wood and stone Canyon Visitor Education Center.

Canyon Visitor Education Center

See, hear, and learn how the Yellowstone volcano, its geysers and hot springs, and geologic history shape the area's ecosystems.

Three visitors leave the historic, one-story, stone and wood visitor center.

Fishing Bridge Visitor Center

Discover the opportunities available in the Lake area by stopping by this historic visitor center.

Steam rolls up from a vent with visitors watching along a boardwalk and buildings behind.

Old Faithful Visitor Education Center

Stop by the Old Faithful Visitor Education Center to explore exhibits, watch movies, and learn about the park's hydrothermal treasures.

Photo of Grotto Geyser in the Upper Geyser Basin

Places To Go

Learn more about the amazing variety of destinations in Yellowstone

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.

Last updated: August 16, 2018

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Yellowstone National Park, WY 82190-0168



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