Basic Information


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Opening & Closing Dates

See what opens when for the summer season.

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Fees & Passes

Learn about the fees and passes that are available.

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Permits & Reservations

Review what you need a permit for and avoid surprises.

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Protect the things you come here to enjoy.

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Current Conditions

Learn about things that could affect your visit before you arrive.

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Be prepared for a wide range of weather. Rain, snow, and lightning can move in quickly.

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Activities with pets are very limited in Yellowstone.

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Read answers to many frequently asked questions.

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Goods & Services

From cell phone service to RV repair, see what's offered in the park.

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Report a Lost Item

Report a lost item here and we'll see if it has been found.

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Download trip planners, park newspapers, translated materials, and more!

Last updated: November 29, 2019

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

PO Box 168
Yellowstone National Park, WY 82190-0168



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