Fees, Reservations, & Permits
Whether you are coming to Yellowstone on vacation or traveling for business, let us help you figure out your fees and any special permissions you may need based on your planned activities. Learn more about:
Your Fees Benefit the Park
The fees you pay when visiting Yellowstone make a difference! We participate in the Congressionally-authorized Federal Recreation Lands Enhancement Act. Under this program, parks keep 80% of all fees collected and use that money to fund important projects that improve visitor services and protect resources. Here in Yellowstone, your fees allow us to spend approximately $4 million per year on local projects like:
Did You Know?
Prior to the establishment of the National Park Service, the U.S. Army protected Yellowstone between 1886 and 1918. Fort Yellowstone was established at Mammoth Hot Springs for that purpose.