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2020 Dates

All opening and closing dates are subject to change based on future conditions and public health guidance. We will continue to evaluate and adapt to changing COVID-19 guidance and adjust operations as needed.

Bridge Bay

Facility/Service Status First Day Last Day*
Bridge Bay Campground CLOSED June 17 September 7
Dock Rental CLOSED June 17 September 13
Marina Store CLOSED June 19 September 13
Outboards, Guide Boats, and Rental Boats CLOSED June 17 September 13
Scenicruises CLOSED CLOSED ALL 2020

* - 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 CLOSED ALL 2020
Canyon Campground CLOSED June 19 September 20
Canyon Lodges and Cabins
Lodging1 Open July 10 October 12
Cabins Open June 19 October 4
Canyon Lodge (Food and Gifts)
M66 Grill CLOSED CLOSED ALL 2020
Eatery Open June 19 October 12
Falls Cafe CLOSED July 24 August 3
Ice Creamery CLOSED CLOSED ALL 2020
Gift Shop Open June 19 October 12
Canyon Visitor Education Center CLOSED TBD November 1
Canyon Yellowstone Adventure Store CLOSED CLOSED ALL 2020
General Store Open May 29 October 18
Post Office CLOSED TBD
Service Station (406-848-7548 for assistance, credit card fueling available 24-hours)
Store and Gas (LP available) Open May 22 October 25
Wrecker Available May 22 October 25
Repairs CLOSED May 22 September 7
Trail Rides CLOSED June 19 September 7

* - Facilities close at the end of the business day listed, except the campground, which closes at 11 am.
- All food services will be Grab N Go only, potentially throughout the season.
1 - Two lodges anticipated to open 7/10 and possibly two more lodges on 7/24.

 

Fishing Bridge

Facility/Service Status First Day Last Day*
Fishing Bridge RV Park CLOSED CLOSED ALL 2020
Fishing Bridge Visitor Center & Trailside Museum CLOSED TBD October 10
General Store Open June 5 October 11
Service Station (406-848-7548 for assistance, credit card fueling available 24-hours)
Store and Gas (LP available) Open May 27 September 27
Wrecker CLOSED May 27 September 7
Repairs CLOSED May 27 September 7

* - Facilities close at the end of the business day listed, except the RV Park, which closes at 11 am.
- All food services will be Grab N Go only, potentially throughout the season.

 

Lake Village

Facility/Service Status First Day Last Day*
General Store Open June 26 October 4
Lake Yellowstone Hotel & Cabins
Lodging2 Open July 3 October 4
Cabins Open June 17 October 4
Deli CLOSED CLOSED ALL 2020
Dining Room CLOSED CLOSED ALL 2020
Gift Shop Open June 17 September 27
Lake Lodge Cabins
Cabins Open June 17 October 4
Lodge Creek Cabins Open July 151 October 4
Cafeteria Open June 17 October 4
Gift Shop Open June 17 October 4
Lake Medical Clinic CLOSED CLOSED ALL 2020
Post Office CLOSED TBD

* - Facilities close at the end of the business day listed.
- Hours 8:30 am–8:30 pm, 5/15–9/14 and 10 am–6:30 pm 9/15–9/20.
1 - These cabins open later due to bear activity in the area. This date is approximate.
2 - Sandpiper Lodge only. Opening and closing dates are subject to change based on future conditions and public health guidance.
- All food services will be Grab N Go only, potentially throughout the season.

 

Madison and the West

Facility/Service Status First Day Last Day*
Madison Campground Open June 15 October 18
Madison Information Station CLOSED CLOSED ALL 2020
West Yellowstone Visitor Information Center (NPS Desk) CLOSED TBD November 1
West Yellowstone Visitor Information Center (Chamber of Commerce) Open May 18

* - 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 CLOSED TO BE DETERMINED
General Store Open June 1
Indian Creek Campground CLOSED August 25 September 21
Mammoth Campground Open Open year-round
Mammoth Clinic (307-344-7965, 911 for emergencies) Open Open all year3
Seven days a week May 30 September 24
Weekdays only September 25 May 29
Mammoth Hot Springs Hotel
Cabins Open June 1 October 12
Dining Room6 CLOSED CLOSED ALL 2020
Hotel Lodging6 Open July 17 November 1
Terrace Grill5‡ Open June 1 November 1
Gift Shop Open June 1 November 1
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 June 1 October 4

* - 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 25, November 25–27, and December 24–25.
4 - 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. weekdays, excluding holidays. Closed Saturday and Sunday.
5 - Initially serving breakfast and dinner only (6:30 am–10 am and 5 pm–8 pm).
6 - Opening and closing dates are subject to change based on future conditions and public health guidance.
- All food services will be Grab N Go only, potentially throughout the season.

 

Norris Geyser Basin

Facility/Service Status First Day Last Day*
Museum of the National Park Ranger CLOSED CLOSED ALL 2020
Norris Campground CLOSED CLOSED ALL 2020
Norris Geyser Basin Museum & Information Station CLOSED TBD October 10

* - Facilities close at the end of the business day listed, except the campground, which closes at 11 am.
- Utility issues at the Norris Geyser Basin Museum (Opening delayed until resolved).

 

Old Faithful

Facility/Service Status First Day Last Day*
Bike Rentals CLOSED June 1 Labor Day
General Store (Lower) CLOSED June 26 September 6
General Store (Upper) Open May 29 October 25
Old Faithful Clinic† Open May 22 October 2
Old Faithful Inn
Lodging1,2 Open July 24 October 12
Dining CLOSED CLOSED ALL 2020
Bear Paw Deli CLOSED CLOSED ALL 2020
Gift Shop CLOSED CLOSED ALL 2020
Old Faithful Lodge Cabins
Cabins Open June 8 October 4
Cafeteria Open June 8 October 4
Bake Shop Open June 8 October 4
Gift Shop Open June 8 October 4
Old Faithful Snow Lodge
Lodging1 Open July 10 October 25
Cabins Open June 8 October 25
Geyser Grill Open May 22 November 1
Obsidian Dining Room1 Open July 24 October 25
Bear Den Gift Shop Open May 22 November 1
Old Faithful Visitor Education Center CLOSED TBD November 1
Post Office CLOSED CLOSED ALL 2020
Service Stations (406-848-7548 for assistance, LP gas available, credit card fueling available 24-hours)
Store and Gas (Lower) Gas Only May 22 July 26
Store and Gas (Upper) Gas Only June 5 September 13
Repairs CLOSED May 22 September 7
Wrecker Available May 22 October 18

* - Facilities close at the end of the business day listed.
† - Hours 8:00 am–8:00 pm. Closed 5/27–30 for training.
- All food services will be Grab N Go only, potentially throughout the season.
1 - Opening and closing dates are subject to change based on future conditions and public health guidance.
2 - East Wing only.

 

Tower–Roosevelt and the Northeast

Facility/Service Status First Day Last Day*
Old West Dinner Cookout CLOSED CLOSED ALL 2020
Tower Fall General Store CLOSED CLOSED ALL 2020
Roosevelt Store CLOSED CLOSED ALL 2020
Pebble Creek Campground Open August 25 September 28
Roosevelt Lodge & Cabins
Cabins CLOSED CLOSED ALL 2020
Dining Room CLOSED CLOSED ALL 2020
Gift Shop CLOSED CLOSED ALL 2020
Service Station (406-848-7548 for assistance, credit card fueling available 24-hours)
Gas Gas Only June 1 September 7
Slough Creek Campground Open September 12 October 13
Tower Fall Campground CLOSED CLOSED ALL 2020
Horseback and Stagecoach Rides CLOSED CLOSED ALL 2020

* - 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 19 September 13
Grant Village Campground CLOSED June 17 September 13
Grant Village Lake House Restaurant CLOSED CLOSED ALL 2020
Grant Village Lodge
Lodging1 CLOSED CLOSED ALL 2020
Dining Room CLOSED June 17 September 13
Gift Shop CLOSED CLOSED ALL 2020
Grant Visitor Center CLOSED CLOSED ALL 2020
Lewis Lake Campground Open August 25 November 1
Mini Store Open June 5 October 4
Post Office CLOSED CLOSED ALL 2020
Service Station (406-848-7548 for assistance, credit card fueling available 24-hours)
Store and Gas (LP available) Gas Only June 12 September 13
Repairs CLOSED June 12 September 7
Wrecker CLOSED June 12 September 7
West Thumb Information Station Open May 29 Mid-October

* - Facilities close at the end of the business day listed, except campgrounds, which close at 11 am.
- All food services will be Grab N Go only, potentially throughout the season.
1 - Lodging anticipated to open 7/31. Opening and closing dates are subject to change based on future conditions and public health guidance.

 
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