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2016 Yellowstone National Park Opening and Closing Dates

Here are the 2016 Yellowstone National Park opening and closing dates you’ll need to plan your next visit. These dates are current as of April 19, 2016.

All Yellowstone Roads

Bridge Bay

  • Campground: Closed. Opens May 20, closes Sept. 5.
  • Dock Rental: Closed. Opens May 20, closes Sept. 11.
  • Marina Store: Closed. Opens May 20, closes Sept. 4.
  • Boat Tours: Closed. Opens June 13, closes Sept. 11.
  • Scenic Cruiser: Closed. Opens June 13, closes Sept. 11.

Canyon Village

  • Yellowstone Adventure Store: Closed. Open, closes Nov. 5.
  • Service Station (credit card service at all pumps): Closed. Opens for summer April 22, closes Oct. 23.
  • Wrecker Service: Closed. Opens April 29, closes Oct. 16.
  • Canyon General Store: Closed. Opens May 13, closes Sept. 25.
  • Repair Service: Closed. Opens May 27, closes Sept. 5.
  • Canyon Visitor Education Center: Open (lobby).
  • Canyon Campground: Closed. Opens May 27, closes Sept. 11
  • Canyon Lodges/Cabins/Dining Room: Closed. Opens June 3, closes Sept. 25.
  • Canyon Gift Shop: Closed. Opens May 28, closes Sept. 25.
  • Cafeteria: Closed. Opens May 28, closes Sept. 18.
  • Trail Rides: Closed. Opens June 22, closes Sept. 4.

Yellowstone National Park vintage postcard

Fishing Bridge

  • Fishing Bridge RV Park: Closed. Opens May 6, closes Sept. 18.
  • General Store: Closed. Opens May 6, closes Oct. 3.
  • Service Station (credit card service at all pumps): Closed. Opens May 6, closes Sept. 18.
  • Wrecker & Repair Service: Closed. Opens May 27, closes Sept. 18.
  • Fishing Bridge Visitor Center: Closed.

Grant Village

  • Mini Store: Closed. Opens May 13, closes Sept. 18.
  • Lodging and Restaurant: Closed. Opens May 27, closes Oct. 2.
  • Lake House Restaurant: Closed. Opens May 27, closes Sept. 25.
  • Wrecker/Repair Service: Closed. Opens May 27, closes Sept. 5.
  • Service Station: Closed. Opens May 27, closes Sept. 18.
  • Grant Village Visitor Center: Closed.
  • Grant General Store: Closed. Opens May 27, closes Sept. 18.
  • Grant Campground: Closed. Opens June 19, closes Sept. 18.

Lake Village

  • Lake Yellowstone Hotel & Cabins: Closed. Opens May 14, closes Oct. 9.
  • Lake Dining Room & Deli: Closed. Opens May 14, closes Oct. 9.
  • Lake Hotel Cabins: Closed. Opens May 14, closes Oct. 9.
  • Lake Clinic: Closed. Opens May 13, closes Sept. 24.
  • Lake General Store: Closed. Opens May 20, closes Sept. 21.
  • Lake Lodge & Cabins: Closed. Opens June 10, closes Oct. 2.
  • Lake Lodge Cafeteria: Closed. Opens June 10, closes Oct. 2.

Madison Information Station

  • Closed.

Yellowstone National Park vintage postcard Morning Glory

Madison Warming Hut (Winter Only)

  • Open.

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.
  • Terrace Grill Fast Food: Closed. Opens April 29, closes Oct. 10.
  • Mammoth Gift Shop: Open; closes Feb. 29. Opens April 29, closes Oct. 10.
  • Mammoth Hotel/Cabins/Dining Room: Open; closes. Feb. 29. Opens April 29, closes Oct. 10.
  • Service Station: Open year-round.
  • Mammoth Campground: Open year-round.

Mammoth Warming Hut (Winter Only)

  • Open.

Museum of the National Park Ranger

  • Closed.

Norris Geyser Basin Museum & Information Station

  • Closed.

Old Faithful

  • Old Faithful Visitor Center: Open.
  • Snow Lodge Geyser Grill Fast Food/Bear Den Gift Shop: Closed. Open, closes Nov. 6.
  • Old Faithful Snow Lodge Rooms, Cabins and Restaurant: Closed. Opens April 29, closes Oct. 16.
  • Service Station (lower): Closed. Opens April 29, closes Oct. 8.
  • Old Faithful Upper General Store: Closed. Opens April 29, closes Oct. 9.
  • Wrecker Service: Closed. Opens April 29, closes Oct. 9.
  • Old Faithful Inn: Closed. Opens May 6, closes Oct. 9.
  • Old Faithful Lodge: Closed. Opens May 20, closes Oct. 2.
  • Old Faithful Lodge Cafeteria: Closed. Opens May 20, closes Oct. 2.
  • Old Faithful Lodge Gift Shop, Bake Shop: Opens May 20, closes Oct. 2.
  • Old Faithful Clinic: Closed. Opens May 13, closes Oct. 2.
  • Service Station (upper): Closed. Opens May 20, closes Sept. 12.
  • Old Faithful Lower Store (basin): Closed. Opens May 20, closes Sept. 21.
  • Repair Service: Closed. Opens May 27, closes Sept. 5.

Tower/Roosevelt

  • Tower Fall General Store: Closed. Opens June 10, closes Sept. 4.
  • Tower Junction Service Station: Open year-round.
  • Roosevelt Lodge/Cabins: Closed. Opens June 10, closed Sept. 5.
  • Horse Rides/Stagecoach: Closed. Opens June 3, closes Sept. 4.
  • Roosevelt Store: Closed. Opens June 10, closed Sept. 4.
  • Cook-Out: Closed. Opens June 4, closed Sept. 10.

West Thumb Information Center

  • Closed.

Concession Campgrounds

  • Bridge Bay: Closed. Opens May 20, closes Sept. 5.
  • Canyon: Closed. Opens May 27, closes Sept. 11.
  • Grant Village: Closed. Opens June 19, closes Sept. 18.
  • Madison: Closed. Opens April 29, 2016, closes Oct. 16, 2016.
  • Fishing Bridge RV Park: Closed. Opens May 6, closes Sept. 18.

Camping in Yellowstone National Park

Park Service Campgrounds

  • Indian Creek: Closed. Opens June 10, closes Sept. 12.
  • Lewis Lake: Closed. Opens June 15, closes Nov. 6.
  • Mammoth: Open all year.
  • Norris: Closed. Opens May 20, closes Sept. 26.
  • Pebble Creek: Closed. Opens June 15, closes Sept. 26.
  • Slough Creek: Closed. Opens June 15, closes Oct. 7.
  • Tower Fall: Closed. Opens May 27, closes Sept. 26.