For campground and lodging reservations, contact Yellowstone National Park Lodges. Lodging can fill months in advance: make your reservations early. Reservations are not needed to enter the park.
Other Permits & Authorizations
Assemblies & First Amendment Activities
Certain types of activities require a special use permit.
Weddings & Other Ceremonies
Weddings and other ceremonies may be permitted in certain areas of Yellowstone depending on location, group size, and time of day or year.
Review these regulations if you would like to scatter the remains of your loved one within the park.
Film, Photography & Sound Recording
A permit is required for commercial filming, photography, and audio recording.
Most types of research done in the park are subject to the park's research permitting policy and require a permit.
A commercial travel permit allows individuals traveling for business to pass through the park.
Commercial Use Authorizations (CUAs)
The National Park Service requires specific authorizations for commercial businesses to operate in national parks.
Last updated: June 10, 2019