Operating Hours & Seasons

 

For current road status and seasonal opening/closing dates, visit the park roads page.

During winter, access to the interior of the park (e.g. Old Faithful, Canyon) is restricted to oversnow travel and many facilities are closed. For winter opening/closing dates, visit the winter trip planning page.

 

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Bridge Bay

Facility/Service Status First Day Last Day*
Bridge Bay Campground Open May 20 September 5
Dock Rental CLOSED June 3 September 11
Marina Store Open May 20 September 4
Outboards, Guide Boats, and Rental Boats CLOSED June 10 September 5
Scenic-cruiser CLOSED June 10 September 11

* - Facilities close at the end of the business day listed, except the campground, which closes at 11 am.

 

Canyon Village and the Grand Canyon

Facility/Service Status First Day Last Day*
Bear Spray Rental Kiosk CLOSED May 28 September 24
Canyon Campground CLOSED May 27 September 18
Canyon Lodges and Cabins
Lodging - Washburn, Rhyolite, Hayden Open May 20 October 10
Lodging - Cascade, Dunraven, Chittenden, Moran CLOSED May 27 October 2
Cabins Open May 20 October 2
Washburn Lookout (snacks) Open May 20 October 10
Canyon Lodge (Food and Gifts)
M66 Grill CLOSED TBD October 10
Eatery Open May 20 October 10
Falls Cafe CLOSED TBD October 10
Ice Creamery CLOSED TBD September 14
Gift Shop Open May 20 October 10
Canyon Visitor Education Center Open April 16 October 31
Canyon Yellowstone Adventure Store CLOSED June 10 September 4
General Store Open May 6 October 9
Post Office Open May 13 October 4
Service Station (406-848-7548 for assistance, credit card fueling available 24-hours)
Store and Gas (LP available) Open April 22 October 30
Wrecker Open April 22 October 30
Repairs CLOSED May 27 September 5
Trail Rides CLOSED June 17 September 5

* - Facilities close at the end of the business day listed, except the campground, which closes at 11 am.

 

Fishing Bridge

Facility/Service Status First Day Last Day*
Fishing Bridge RV Park CLOSED May 27 October 9
Fishing Bridge Visitor Center & Trailside Museum CLOSED June 3 October 9
General Store Open May 13 October 9
Service Station (406-848-7548 for assistance, credit card fueling available 24-hours)
Store and Gas (LP available) Open May 20 October 2
Wrecker CLOSED May 27 September 5
Repairs CLOSED May 27 September 5

* - Facilities close at the end of the business day listed, except the RV Park, which closes at 11 am.

 

Lake Village

Facility/Service Status First Day Last Day*
General Store Open May 20 September 25
Lake Yellowstone Hotel & Cabins
Lodging Open May 13 October 2
Cabins Open May 13 October 2
Deli Open May 13 October 2
Dining Room Open May 13 October 2
Gift Shop Open May 13 October 2
Lake Lodge Cabins
Cabins CLOSED June 10 October 2
Wylie's Canteen CLOSED June 10 Ocotber 2
Gift Shop CLOSED June 10 October 2
Lake Medical Clinic Open May 13 September 18
Post Office Open May 20 October 1

* - Facilities close at the end of the business day listed.

 

Madison and the West

Facility/Service Status First Day Last Day*
Madison Campground Open May 6 October 16
Madison Information Station Closed all of 2022
West Yellowstone Visitor Information Center (NPS Desk) Open April 15 October 31
West Yellowstone Visitor Information Center (Chamber of Commerce) Open Open all year*

* - Open daily, May through September, and open weekdays, early November through April.

 

Mammoth Hot Springs and the North

Facility/Service Status First Day Last Day*
Albright Visitor Center Open Open year-round1
General Store Open Open year-round2
Indian Creek Campground CLOSED June 10 September 11
Mammoth Campground Open Open year-round
Mammoth Clinic (307-344-7965, 911 for emergencies) Open Open all year3
Seven days a week June 3 September 25
Weekdays only September 26 June 2
Mammoth Hot Springs Hotel (See Explore in Winter for winter dates)
Cabins Open May 13 October 10
Dining Room Open May 20 November 27
Hotel Lodging Open April 29 November 27
Map Room Bar Open April 29 November 27
Terrace Grill Open April 29 October 10
Gift Shop Open April 29 November 27
Post Office Open Open all year4
Service Stations (406-848-7548 for assistance, credit card fueling available 24-hours)
Store and Gas - LP available Open May 6 October 9

* - Facilities close at the end of the business day listed, except campgrounds, which close at 11 am.
1 - Albright Visitor Center closed Thanksgiving Day.
2 - General store closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day.
3 - Clinic closed December 31-January 1, May 30, November 23–25, and December 22–23, & 29–30; hours 8:30 am–5:00 pm; September 26–June 5 close at 1:00 pm on Fridays.
4 - 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. weekdays, excluding holidays. Closed Saturday and Sunday.

 

Norris Geyser Basin

Facility/Service Status First Day Last Day*
Museum of the National Park Ranger CLOSED July 31 September 5
Norris Campground CLOSED Closed all of 2022
Norris Geyser Basin Museum & Information Station CLOSED May 28 October 10
Norris Bookstore CLOSED May 28 October 10

* - Facilities close at the end of the business day listed, except the campground, which closes at 11 am.

 

Old Faithful

Facility/Service Status First Day Last Day*
Bike Rentals CLOSED TBD
General Store (Lower) CLOSED May 27 September 25
General Store (Upper) Open April 29 October 16
Old Faithful Clinic Open May 13 October 7
Old Faithful Inn
Lodging Open May 6 October 10
Dining Open May 6 October 10
Bear Paw Deli Open May 6 October 10
Gift Shop Open May 6 October 10
Old Faithful Lodge Cabins
Cabins Open May 13 October 2
Cafeteria Open May 13 October 2
Bake Shop Open May 13 October 2
Gift Shop Open May 13 October 2
Old Faithful Photoshop CLOSED TBD
Old Faithful Snow Lodge
Lodging Open April 29 October 30
Cabins Open April 29 October 30
Geyser Grill Open April 22 October 31
Obsidian Dining Room Open April 29 October 30
Bear Den Gift Shop Open April 22 October 31
Old Faithful Visitor Education Center (See Explore in Winter for winter dates) Open April 15 October 31
Post Office CLOSED TBD October 21
Service Stations (406-848-7548 for assistance, LP gas available, credit card fueling available 24-hours)
Store and Gas (Lower) CLOSED TBD September 11
Store and Gas (Upper) Open April 29 October 23
Repairs CLOSED May 27 September 5
Wrecker Open April 29 October 23

* - Facilities close at the end of the business day listed.

 

Tower–Roosevelt and the Northeast

Facility/Service Status First Day Last Day*
Old West Dinner Cookout CLOSED June 4 September 11
Tower Fall General Store CLOSED May 27 September 18
Roosevelt Store CLOSED TBD
Pebble Creek Campground CLOSED June 15 September 25
Roosevelt Lodge & Cabins
Cabins CLOSED June 3 September 5
Dining Room CLOSED June 3 September 5
Service Station (406-848-7548 for assistance, credit card fueling available 24-hours)
Gas CLOSED June 3 September 5
Slough Creek Campground CLOSED June 15 October 12
Tower Fall Campground CLOSED TBD
Horseback and Stagecoach Rides CLOSED June 3 September 5

* - Facilities close at the end of the business day listed, except campgrounds, which close at 11 am.

 

West Thumb, Grant, and the South

Facility/Service Status First Day Last Day*
General Store CLOSED June 3 September 11
Grant Village Campground CLOSED June 3 September 11
Grant Village Lake House Restaurant CLOSED TBD September 25
Grant Village Lodge
Lodging CLOSED May 27 October 2
Dining Room CLOSED May 27 October 2
Gift Shop CLOSED May 27 October 2
Grant Visitor Center CLOSED May 27 October 9
Lewis Lake Campground CLOSED June 15 October 14
Mini Store Open May 13 October 2
Post Office CLOSED TBD September 21
Service Station (406-848-7548 for assistance, credit card fueling available 24-hours)
Store and Gas (LP available) CLOSED May 27 September 18
Repairs CLOSED May 27 September 5
Wrecker CLOSED May 27 September 5
West Thumb Information Station CLOSED May 27 October 9

* - Facilities close at the end of the business day listed, except campgrounds, which close at 11 am.

 
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Seasons

Explore Yellowstone's seasons.

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Explore in Summer

Planning is crucial to a good summer visit, as this is the time when most people come to the park.

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Explore in Winter

Ready to brave the cold? Check out this information for planning a winter visit.

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Current Conditions

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

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Roads & Construction

Check the status and seasonal closing dates of park roads.

Last updated: May 20, 2022

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