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2017 Yellowstone National Park Opening and Closing Dates

Here are the 2017 Yellowstone National Park opening and closing dates you’ll need to plan your next visit. These dates are current as of Apr. 21, 2017.

All Yellowstone Roads

  • The road between the North and Northeast Entrance, serving Mammoth Hot Springs, the Lamar Valley, Silver Gate and Cooke City, is open year-round.
  • The road between Mammoth Hot Springs and Old Faithful is open! Visitors can also drive between Norris Junction and Canyon Village.

Bridge Bay

  • Campground: Closed, Opens May 19.
  • Dock Rental: Closed, Opens May 19.
  • Marina Store: Closed, Opens May 19.
  • Guide Boats/Outboards: Closed, Opens June 12.
  • Boat Tours: Closed, Opens June 12.
  • Scenic Cruiser: Closed, Opens June 12.

Canyon Village

  • Yellowstone Adventure Store: Open.
  • Service Station (credit card service at all pumps): Open.
  • Wrecker Service: Closed, Opens April 28.
  • Canyon General Store: Closed, Opens May 12.
  • Repair Service: Closed, Opens May 26.
  • Canyon Visitor Education Center: Open.
  • Canyon Campground: Closed, Opens May 26.
  • Canyon Lodges/Cabins/Dining Room: Closed, Opens June 2.
  • Canyon Gift Shop: Closed, Opens June 2.
  • Cafeteria: Closed, Opens June 2.
  • Trail Rides: Closed, Opens June 21.

Yellowstone National Park vintage postcard

Fishing Bridge

  • Fishing Bridge RV Park: Closed, Opens May 5.
  • General Store: Closed, Opens May 5.
  • Service Station (credit card service at all pumps): Closed, Opens May 5.
  • Wrecker & Repair Service: Closed, Opens May 27.
  • Fishing Bridge Visitor Center: Closed, Opens May 26.

Grant Village

  • Mini Store: Closed, Opens May 12.
  • Lodging and Restaurant: Closed, Opens May 19.
  • Lake House Restaurant: Closed, Opens May 26.
  • Wrecker/Repair Service: Closed, Opens May 26.
  • Service Station: Open, Closed, Opens May 26.
  • Grant Village Visitor Center: Open, Opens May 26.
  • Grant General Store: Closed, Opens May 26.
  • Grant Campground: Closed, Opens June 9.

Lake Village

  • Lake Yellowstone Hotel & Cabins: Closed, Opens May 12.
  • Lake Dining Room & Deli: Closed, Opens May 12.
  • Lake Clinic: Open, Closed, Opens May 12.
  • Lake General Store: Closed, Opens May 19.
  • Lake Lodge & Cabins: Closed, Opens June 10.
  • Lake Lodge Cafeteria: Closed, Opens June 10.

Madison Information Station

  • Closed, Opens May 26.

Yellowstone National Park vintage postcard Morning Glory

Madison Warming Hut (Winter Only)

  • Closed.

Mammoth Hot Springs

  • Albright Visitor Center: Open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily.
  • Mammoth General Store: Open all year, but might be closed on Sundays and some holidays.
  • Mammoth Clinic: Open weekdays in winter, seven days a week in summer (June 1-September 28).
  • Terrace Grill Fast Food: Closed.
  • Mammoth Gift Shop: Closed.
  • Mammoth Hotel/Cabins/Dining Room: Closed.
  • Service Station: Open year-round.
  • Mammoth Campground: Open year-round.

Mammoth Warming Hut (Winter Only)

  • Closed.

Museum of the National Park Ranger

  • Closed, Opens May 27.

Norris Geyser Basin Museum & Information Station

  • Closed, Opens May 19.

Old Faithful

  • Old Faithful Visitor Center: Open.
  • Snow Lodge Geyser Grill Fast Food/Bear Den Gift Shop: Open.
  • Old Faithful Snow Lodge Rooms, Cabins and Restaurant: Open.
  • Service Station (Lower): Open.
  • Old Faithful Upper General Store: Closed, Opens April 28.
  • Wrecker Service: Closed, Opens April 28.
  • Old Faithful Inn: Closed, Opens May 5.
  • Old Faithful Lodge: Closed, Opens May 19.
  • Old Faithful Lodge Cafeteria: Closed, Opens May 19.
  • Old Faithful Lodge Gift Shop, Bake Shop: Closed, Opens May 19.
  • Old Faithful Clinic: Closed, Opens May 12.
  • Service Station (Upper): Closed, Opens May 19.
  • Old Faithful Lower Store (Basin): Closed, Opens May 5.
  • Repair Service: Closed, Opens May 27.

Tower/Roosevelt

  • Tower Fall General Store: Closed, Opens May 19.
  • Tower Junction Service Station: Closed, but open year-round for credit-card service. Reopens June 2.
  • Roosevelt Lodge/Cabins: Closed, Opens June 9.
  • Horse Rides/Stagecoach: Closed, Opens June 9.
  • Roosevelt Store: Closed, Opens June 9.
  • Cook-Out: Closed, Opens June 10.

West Thumb Information Center

  • Closed, Opens May 26.

Concession Campgrounds

  • Bridge Bay: Closed, Opens May 19.
  • Canyon: Closed, Opens May 26.
  • Grant Village: Closed, Opens June 9.
  • Madison: Closed, Opens April 28.
  • Fishing Bridge RV Park: Closed, Opens May 5.

Camping in Yellowstone National Park

Park Service Campgrounds

  • Indian Creek: Closed, Opens June 9.
  • Lewis Lake: Closed, Opens June 15.
  • Mammoth: Open all year.
  • Norris: Closed, Opens May 19.
  • Pebble Creek: Closed, Opens June 15.
  • Slough Creek: Closed, Opens June 15.
  • Tower Fall: Closed, Opens May 26.