2022-2023 Yellowstone Opening and Closing Dates

Here are the 2022-2023 Yellowstone opening and closing dates you’ll need to plan your next visit. These dates are current as of October 12. These dates are compiled from information from the National Park Service and concessionaire Xanterra.

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.

2022 Summer Closing Dates

Conditions permitting, roads will close to cars at 8 a.m. on the following dates:

  • October 11: The Beartooth Highway (US-212) closes between the Long Lake barricade, near the Top of the World store, and the Montana/Wyoming state line.
  • November 7: All roads close at 8:00 a.m. except the road between the North Entrance and the Northeast Entrance, weather permiitting.

2022-2023 Winter Opening Dates

Conditions permitting, roads will open to oversnow travel by snowmobile and snowcoach at 8 am on the following date:

  • December 15: West Entrance to Old Faithful, Mammoth to Old Faithful, Canyon to Norris, Canyon to Lake, Old Faithful to West Thumb, South Entrance to Lake, Lake to Lake Butte Overlook, East Entrance to Lake Butte Overlook (Sylvan Pass)

Here are Yellowstone opening and closing dates listed by area. These Yellowstone opening and closing dates are subject to change; check back often.

Bridge Bay

  • Campground: Closed.
  • Dock Rental: Closed
  • Marina Store: Closed
  • Guide Boats/Outboards: Closed.
  • Boat Tours: Closed. Closed.
  • Scenic Cruiser: Closed.

Canyon Village

  • Yellowstone Adventure Store: Closed.
  • Service Station (credit card service at all pumps): Pumps open 24 hours. Open. Closes Oct. 30.
  • Wrecker Service: Open. Closes Oct. 30.
  • Repair Service: Closed.
  • Canyon General Store: Closed.
  • Canyon Visitor Education Center: Open, closes Oct. 31.
  • Canyon Campground: Closed.
  • Canyon Lodges: Closed.
  • Canyon Cabins: Closed.
  • Canyon Lodge Eatery: Closed.
  • Canyon Lodge Falls Cafe: Closed.
  • Canyon Lodge Ice Creamery: Closed.
  • Canyon Lodge M66 Grill: Closed.
  • Canyon Lodge Gift Shop: Closed.
  • Canyon Washburn Lookout: Closed.
  • Trail Rides: Closed.
  • Bear Spray Rental: Closed.
  • Post Office: Closed.
  • Canyon Yurt Camp: Closed.

Yellowstone National Park vintage postcard

Fishing Bridge

  • Fishing Bridge RV Park: Closed.
  • General Store: Closed.
  • Service Station (credit card service at all pumps): Closed.
  • Wrecker & Repair Service: Closed.
  • Fishing Bridge Visitor Center and Trailside Museum: Closed.

Grant Village

  • Mini Store: Closed.
  • Grant Village Lodging and Gift Shop: Closed.
  • Grant Village Dining Room: Closed.
  • Lake House Restaurant: Closed.
  • Wrecker/Repair Service: Closed.
  • Service Station: Closed.
  • Post Office: Closed.
  • Grant Village Visitor Center: Closed.
  • Grant General Store: Closed.
  • Grant Campground: Closed.

Lake Village

  • Lake Yellowstone Hotel Lodging: Closed.
  • Lake Yellowstone Hotel Gift Shop: Closed.
  • Lake Yellowstone Cabins: Closed.
  • Lake Dining Room: Closed.
  • Lake Deli: Closed.
  • Lake Clinic: Closed.
  • Lake General Store: Closed.
  • Lake Lodge & Cabins: Closed.
  • Lake Lodge Gift Shop: Closed.
  • Wylie’s Canteen at Lake Lodge: Closed.
  • Lake Lodge Lobby Bar: Closed.

Madison Information Station

  • Closed all 2022.

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Mammoth Hot Springs

  • Albright Visitor Center: Open 9-5 p.m.
  • Mammoth General Store: Open.
  • Mammoth Clinic: Open weekdays.
  • Terrace Grill Fast Food: Closed.
  • Mammoth Gift Shop: Open. Closes Nov. 27.
  • Mammoth Map Room Barista / Bar: Open. Closes Nov. 27.
  • Mammoth Dining Room: Open. Closes Nov. 27.
  • Mammoth Hotel Lodging: Open. Closes Nov. 27.
  • Mammoth Hotel Cabins: Closed.
  • Mammoth Ski Shop: Closed.
  • Post Office: Open all year.
  • Service Station: Closed.
  • Mammoth Campground: Open year-round.

Museum of the National Park Ranger

  • Closed.

Norris Geyser Basin Museum & Information Station

  • Closed.
  • Bookstore: Closed.

Old Faithful

  • Old Faithful Visitor Center: Open, closes Oct. 31.
  • Old Faithful Snow Lodge Rooms: Open. Closes Oct. 30.
  • Old Faithful Snow Lodge Cabins: Open. Closes Oct. 30.
  • Old Faithful Snow Lodge Obsidian Dining Room: Open. Closes Oct. 30.
  • Snow Lodge Geyser Grill Fast Food: Open. Closes November 6.
  • Snow Lodge Bear Den Gift Shop: Open. Closes November 6.
  • Service Station (Lower): Closed.
  • Service Station (Upper): Open. Closes Oct. 31.
  • Wrecker Service: Open. Closes Oct. 31.
  • Repair Service: Closed.
  • Old Faithful Inn Lodging: Closed.
  • Old Faithful Dining Room: Closed.
  • Old Faithful Inn Bear Paw Deli: Closed.
  • Old Faithful Inn Gift Shop: Closed.
  • Old Faithful Lodge: Closed.
  • Old Faithful Lodge Cafeteria: Closed.
  • Old Faithful Lodge Gift Shop, Bake Shop: Closed.
  • Old Faithful Clinic: Closed.
  • Old Faithful Lower Store (Basin): Closed.
  • Old Faithful Upper General Store: Open. Closes Oct. 16.
  • Bike Rental: Closed.


  • Tower Fall General Store: Closed.
  • Tower Junction Service Station: Closed.
  • Roosevelt Lodge Cabins: Closed.
  • Roosevelt Lodge Dining Room: Closed.
  • Roosevelt Store: Closed.
  • Horse Rides/Stagecoach: Closed.
  • Old West Dinner Cook-Out: Closed.

Warming Huts

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

West Thumb Information Center

  • Closed.

Concession Campgrounds

  • Bridge Bay: Closed.
  • Canyon: Closed. Closed.
  • Grant Village: Closed.
  • Madison: Open. Closes Oct. 16.
  • Fishing Bridge RV Park: Closed.

Camping in Yellowstone National Park

Park Service Campgrounds

Here are the Yellowstone opening and closing dates for campgrounds run by the National Park Service.

  • Indian Creek: Closed.
  • Lewis Lake: Opens June 15, closes Oct. 14.
  • Mammoth: Open year round.
  • Norris: Closed all 2022.
  • Pebble Creek: Closed.
  • Slough Creek: Closed.
  • Tower Fall: Closed.