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2018 Yellowstone National Park Opening and Closing Dates

Here are the 2018 Yellowstone National Park opening and closing dates you’ll need to plan your next visit. These dates are current as of April 27, 2018.

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 roads between the West Entrance and Madison, Mammoth to Old Faithful, and Norris to Canyon are open.
  • The Dunraven Pass is currently closed to all vehicle travel.
  • Read here for the full winter/spring road schedule.

Bridge Bay

  • Campground: Closed, Opens May 18.
  • Dock Rental: Closed, Opens May 18.
  • Marina Store: Closed, Opens May 18.
  • Guide Boats/Outboards: Closed, Opens June 11.
  • Boat Tours: Closed, Opens June 11.
  • Scenic Cruiser: Closed, Opens June 11.

Canyon Village

  • Yellowstone Adventure Store: Closed, Opens June 8.
  • Service Station (credit card service at all pumps): Open, Closes October 21.
  • Wrecker Service: Open, Closes October 14.
  • Canyon General Store: Open, Closes November 4.
  • Repair Service: Closed, Opens May 25.
  • Canyon Visitor Education Center: Opens, Closes November 5.
  • Canyon Campground: Closed, Opens May 25.
  • Canyon Lodges and Cabins: Closed, Opens May 18.
  • Canyon Gift Shop: Closed, Opens May 18.
  • Canyon Lodge M66 Grill: Closed, Opens May 18.
  • Canyon Lodge Eatery: Closed, Opens May 18.
  • Canyon Lodge Falls Cafe: Closed, Opens May 18.
  • Canyon Lodge Ice Creamery: Closed, Opens May 18.
  • Canyon Lodge Washburn Lookout: Closed, Opens May 18.
  • Trail Rides: Closed, Opens June 20.
  • Bear Spray Rental: Closed, Opens May 26.

Yellowstone National Park vintage postcard

Fishing Bridge

  • Fishing Bridge RV Park: Closed, Opens May 11.
  • General Store: Closed, Opens May 25.
  • Service Station (credit card service at all pumps): Closed, Opens May 18.
  • Wrecker & Repair Service: Closed, Opens May 25.
  • Fishing Bridge Visitor Center: Closed, Opens May 26.

Grant Village

  • Mini Store: Closed, Opens May 11.
  • Lodging and Restaurant: Closed, Opens May 25.
  • Lake House Restaurant: Closed, Opens June 1.
  • Wrecker/Repair Service: Closed, Opens May 25.
  • Service Station: Closed, Opens May 25.
  • Post Office: Closed, Opens mid-May.
  • Grant Village Visitor Center: Closed, Opens May 26.
  • Grant General Store: Closed, Opens May 25.
  • Grant Campground: Closed, Opens June 8.

Lake Village

  • Lake Yellowstone Hotel & Cabins: Closed, Opens May 11.
  • Lake Dining Room & Deli: Closed, Opens May 11.
  • Lake Clinic: Closed, Opens May 18.
  • Lake General Store: Closed, Opens May 11.
  • Lake Lodge & Cabins: Closed, Opens July 15.
  • Lake Lodge Cafeteria: Closed, Opens July 15.

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: Opens, Closes October 14.
  • Mammoth Gift Shop: Open, Closes October 14.
  • Mammoth Hotel/Cabins/Dining Room: Open, Closes September 3.
  • Mammoth Ski Shop: Closed.
  • Post Office: Open all year.
  • 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 20.

Old Faithful

  • Old Faithful Visitor Center: Open, Closed November 5.
  • Snow Lodge Geyser Grill Fast Food/Bear Den Gift Shop: Open, Closes November 4.
  • Old Faithful Snow Lodge Rooms, Cabins and Restaurant: Open, Closes October 21.
  • Service Station (Lower): Closed, Opens May 25.
  • Old Faithful Upper General Store: Open, Closes October 28.
  • Wrecker Service: Closed, Opens May 4.
  • Old Faithful Inn: Closed, Opens May 4.
  • Old Faithful Lodge: Closed, Opens May 11.
  • Old Faithful Lodge Cafeteria: Closed, Opens May 11.
  • Old Faithful Lodge Gift Shop, Bake Shop: Closed, Opens May 11.
  • Old Faithful Clinic: Closed, Opens May 18.
  • Service Station (Upper): Closed, Opens May 4.
  • Old Faithful Lower Store (Basin): Closed, Opens May 5.
  • Repair Service: Closed, Opens May 25.
  • Bike Rental: Closed, Opens May 28.
  • Old Faithful Warming Yurts: Closed.

Tower/Roosevelt

  • Tower Fall General Store: Closed, Opens May 18.
  • Tower Junction Service Station: Closed, Opens June 2.
  • Roosevelt Lodge/Cabins: Closed, Opens June 1.
  • Horse Rides/Stagecoach: Closed, Opens June 1.
  • Roosevelt Store: Closed, Opens June 1.
  • Cook-Out: Closed, Opens June 2.

West Thumb Information Center

  • Closed, Opens May 26.

Concession Campgrounds

  • Bridge Bay: Closed, Opens May 18.
  • Canyon: Closed, Opens May 25.
  • Grant Village: Closed, Opens June 8.
  • Madison: Open, Closes October 14.
  • Fishing Bridge RV Park: Closed, Opens May 11.

Camping in Yellowstone National Park

Park Service Campgrounds

  • Indian Creek: Closed, Opens June 8.
  • Lewis Lake: Closed, Opens June 15.
  • Mammoth: Open all year.
  • Norris: Closed, Opens May 18.
  • Pebble Creek: Closed, Opens June 15.
  • Slough Creek: Closed, Opens June 15.
  • Tower Fall: Closed, Opens May 25.