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2020-2021 Yellowstone National Park Opening and Closing Dates

Here are the 2020-2021 Yellowstone National Park opening and closing dates you’ll need to plan your next visit. These dates are current as of March 24, 2020.

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.
  • All other roads within Yellowstone National Park are closed for the season.

2020 Summer Schedule

Here is the 2020 summer schedule. As of now, Yellowstone National Park and Grand Teton National Park are closed indefinitely. We will see if roads will open to regular (public) vehicles at 8:00 a.m. on the following dates:

  • April 17: West Entrance to Madison Junction, Mammoth Hot Springs to Old Faithful, Norris to Canyon Village.
  • May 1: East Entrance to Lake Village (Sylvan Pass), Canyon Village to Lake Village.
  • May 8: South Entrance to West Thumb, Lake Village to West Thumb, West Thumb to Old Faithful (Craig Pass), Tower Junction to Tower Fall.
  • May 22: Canyon Village to Dunraven Pass/Chittenden Road, Beartooth Highway.

Bridge Bay

  • Campground: Closed. Opens May 22, closes Sept. 7.
  • Dock Rental: Closed. Opens May 29, closes Sept. 13.
  • Marina Store: Closed. Opens May 29, closes Sept. 13.
  • Guide Boats/Outboards: Closed. Opens June 12, closes Sept. 6.
  • Boat Tours: Closed. Opens June 12, closes Sept. 6.
  • Scenic Cruiser: Closed. Opens June 12, closes Sept. 13.

Canyon Village

  • Yellowstone Adventure Store: Closed. Opens May 22, closes Sept. 27.
  • Service Station (credit card service at all pumps): Closed. Opens April 24, closes Oct. 25.
  • Wrecker Service: Closed. Opens April 24, closes Oct. 25.
  • Canyon General Store: Closed. Opens April 24, closes Oct. 18.
  • Repair Service: Closed. Opens May 22, closes Sept. 7.
  • Canyon Visitor Education Center: Closed. Opens mid-April, closes mid-November.
  • Canyon Campground: Closed. Opens May 22, closes Sept. 20.
  • Canyon Lodges and Cabins: Closed. Opens May 22, closes Oct. 11.
  • Canyon Lodge Eatery: Closed. Opens May 22, closes Oct. 12.
  • Canyon Lodge Falls Cafe: Closed. Opens May 22, closes Oct. 11.
  • Canyon Lodge Ice Creamery: Closed. Opens May 22, closes Oct. 11.
  • Trail Rides: Closed. Opens June 18, closes Sept. 7.
  • Bear Spray Rental: Closed. Opens May 23, closes Sept. 15.

Yellowstone National Park vintage postcard

Fishing Bridge

  • Fishing Bridge RV Park: Closed. Opens Sept. 4, closes Oct. 4.
  • General Store: Closed. Opens May 1, closes Oct. 11.
  • Service Station (credit card service at all pumps): Closed. Opens May 15, closes Sept. 27.
  • Wrecker & Repair Service: Closed. Opens May 22, closes Sept. 7.
  • Fishing Bridge Visitor Center and Trailside Museum: Closed. Opens in late May, closes in early September 2020.

Grant Village

  • Mini Store: Closed. Opens May 8, closes Oct. 4.
  • Lodging and Restaurant: Closed. Opens May 29, closes Oct. 4.
  • Lake House Restaurant: Closed. Opens May 29, closes Sept. 27.
  • Wrecker/Repair Service: Closed. Opens May 22, closes Sept. 7.
  • Service Station: Closed. Opens May 22, closes Sept. 20.
  • Post Office: Closed. Opens mid-May, closes mid-September.
  • Grant Village Visitor Center: Closed. Opens late May, closes mid-October.
  • Grant General Store: Closed. Opens June 12, closes Sept. 27.
  • Grant Campground: Closed. Opens June 12, closes Sept. 13.

Lake Village

  • Lake Yellowstone Hotel & Cabins: Closed. Opens May 22, closes Oct. 12.
  • Lake Dining Room & Deli: Closed. Opens May 22, closes Oct. 12.
  • Lake Clinic: Closed. Opens May 15, closes Sept. 19.
  • Lake General Store: Closed. Opens May 29, closes Oct. 4.
  • Lake Lodge & Cabins: Closed. Opens June 10, closes Sept. 27.
  • Lake Lodge Cafeteria: Closed. Opens June 10, closes Sept. 27.

Madison Information Station

  • Closed. Opens late May, closes Oct. 18.

Yellowstone National Park vintage postcard Morning Glory

Mammoth Hot Springs

  • Albright Visitor Center: Temporarily closed due to coronavirus concerns.
  • Mammoth General Store: Open all year, but might be closed on Sundays and some holidays.
  • Mammoth Clinic: Open weekdays, now-May 31. Open daily, June 1 through Sept. 26.
  • Terrace Grill Fast Food: Closed. Opens May 22, closes Oct. 11.
  • Mammoth Gift Shop: Closed. Opens May 22, closes Nov. 1.
  • Mammoth Map Room Barista / Bar: Closed. Opens May 22, closes Nov. 1.
  • Mammoth Dining Room: Closed. Opens May 22, closes Nov. 1.
  • Mammoth Hotel: Closed. Opens May 22, closes Nov. 1. Winter season: Opens Dec. 16, closes Feb. 28, 2021.
  • Mammoth Hotel Cabins: Closed. Opens May 22, closes Oct. 12.
  • Mammoth Ski Shop: Closed.
  • Post Office: Open all year.
  • Service Station: Closed. Opens May 8, closes Oct. 4.
  • Mammoth Campground: Open year-round.

Museum of the National Park Ranger

  • Closed. Opens early June, closes mid-September.

Norris Geyser Basin Museum & Information Station

  • Closed. Opens late May, closes mid-October.

Old Faithful

  • Old Faithful Visitor Center: Closed. Opens April 17, closes Nov. 2.
  • Snow Lodge Geyser Grill Fast Food/Bear Den Gift Shop: Closed. Opens May 22, closes Oct. 25.
  • Old Faithful Snow Lodge Rooms, Cabins and Restaurant: Closed. Opens May 22, closes Oct. 25. Winter Season: Opens Dec. 15, closes March 1, 2021.
  • Service Station (Lower): Closed. Opens May 1, closes Oct. 18.
  • Old Faithful Upper General Store: Closed. Opens April 17, closes Oct. 25.
  • Wrecker Service: Closed. Opens May 1, closes Oct. 18.
  • Old Faithful Inn: Closed. Opens May 22, closes Oct. 12.
  • Old Faithful Dining Room: Closed. Opens May 22, closes Oct. 12.
  • Old Faithful Inn Bear Paw Deli: Closed. Opens May 22, closes Oct. 4.
  • Old Faithful Lodge: Closed. Opens May 22, closes Oct. 4.
  • Old Faithful Lodge Cafeteria: Closed. Opens May 22, closes Oct. 3.
  • Old Faithful Lodge Gift Shop, Bake Shop: Closed. Opens May 22, closes Oct. 4.
  • Old Faithful Clinic: Closed. Opens May 15, closes Oct. 1.
  • Service Station (Upper): Closed. Opens May 15, closes Sept. 13.
  • Old Faithful Lower Store (Basin): Closed. Opens May 8, closes Oct. 11.
  • Repair Service: Closed. Opens May 22, closes Sept. 7.
  • Bike Rental: Closed. Opens Memorial Day, closes Labor Day.

Tower/Roosevelt

  • Tower Fall General Store: Closed. Opens June 5, closes Sept. 6.
  • Tower Junction Service Station: Closed. Opens May 29, closes Sept. 7.
  • Roosevelt Lodge/Cabins/Dining Room: Closed. Opens June 5, closes Sept. 7.
  • Horse Rides/Stagecoach: Closed. Opens June 5, closes Sept. 6.
  • Roosevelt Store: Closed. Opens June 5, closes Sept. 6.
  • Cook-Out: Closed. Opens June 6, closes Sept. 12.

Warming Huts

  • Canyon Visitor Education Center Lobby: Closed.
  • Fishing Bridge: Closed.
  • Indian Creek: Closed.
  • Madison: Closed.
  • Mammoth Hot Springs: Closed.
  • Old Faithful Yurts: Closed.
  • West Thumb: Closed.

West Thumb Information Center

  • Closed. Opens late May, closes mid-October.

Concession Campgrounds

  • Bridge Bay: Closed. Opens May 22, closes Sept. 7.
  • Canyon: Closed. Opens May 29, closes Sept. 20.
  • Grant Village: Opens June 12, closes Sept. 13.
  • Madison: Closed. Opens May 22, closes Oct. 18.
  • Fishing Bridge RV Park: Closed. Opens Sept. 4, closes Oct. 4.

Camping in Yellowstone National Park

Park Service Campgrounds

  • Indian Creek: Closed. Opens June 12, closes Sept. 14.
  • Lewis Lake: Closed. Opens June 15, closes Nov. 1.
  • Mammoth: Open all year.
  • Norris: Closed. Opens May 15, closes Sept. 28.
  • Pebble Creek: Closed. Opens June 15, closes Sept. 28.
  • Slough Creek: Closed. Opens June 15, closes Oct. 13.
  • Tower Fall: Closed. Opens June 5, closes Sept. 6.