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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 June 1, 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.
  • All roads in Yellowstone National Park are open.
  • The Beartooth Highway between Cooke City and Red Lodge is open.
  • Read here for the full winter/spring road schedule.

Bridge Bay

  • Campground: Open, Closes September 23.
  • Dock Rental: Open, Closes September 9.
  • Marina Store: Open, Closes September 9
  • 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: Open, Closes September 3.
  • Canyon Visitor Education Center: Open, Closes November 5.
  • Canyon Campground: Open, Closes September 23.
  • Canyon Lodges and Cabins: Open, Closes October 14.
  • Canyon Gift Shop: Open, Closes October 14.
  • Canyon Lodge M66 Grill: Open, Closes October 14.
  • Canyon Lodge Eatery: Open, Closes October 14.
  • Canyon Lodge Falls Cafe: Open, Closes October 14.
  • Canyon Lodge Ice Creamery: Open, Closes September 19.
  • Canyon Lodge Washburn Lookout: Open, Closes October 14.
  • Trail Rides: Closed, Opens June 20.
  • Bear Spray Rental: Closed, Opens May 26.

Yellowstone National Park vintage postcard

Fishing Bridge

  • Fishing Bridge RV Park: Open, Closes September 5.
  • General Store: Open, Closes September 3.
  • Service Station (credit card service at all pumps): Open, Closes September 3.
  • Wrecker & Repair Service: Open, Closes September 3.
  • Fishing Bridge Visitor Center: Open, Closes September 3.

Grant Village

  • Mini Store: Open, Closes September 23.
  • Lodging and Restaurant: Open, Closes September 16.
  • Lake House Restaurant: Open, Closes September 16.
  • Wrecker/Repair Service: Open, Closes September 3.
  • Service Station: Closed, Closes September 23.
  • Post Office: Open, Closes Mid-September.
  • Grant Village Visitor Center: Open, Closes Oct. 8.
  • Grant General Store: Open, Closes September 16
  • Grant Campground: Closed, Opens June 8.

Lake Village

  • Lake Yellowstone Hotel & Cabins: Open, Closes October 8.
  • Lake Dining Room & Deli: Open, Closes October 8.
  • Lake Clinic: Open, Closes September 22.
  • Lake General Store: Open, Closes September 20.
  • Lake Lodge & Cabins: Closed, Opens June 10.
  • Lake Lodge Cafeteria: Closed, Opens June 10.

Madison Information Station

  • Open, Closes October 8.

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

  • Open, Closes September 23.

Norris Geyser Basin Museum & Information Station

  • Open, Closes October 8

Old Faithful

  • Old Faithful Visitor Center: Open, Closes 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): Open, Closes October 7.
  • Old Faithful Upper General Store: Open, Closes October 28.
  • Wrecker Service: Open, Closes October 7.
  • Old Faithful Inn: Open, Closes October 7.
  • Old Faithful Inn Bear Paw Deli: Open, Closes October 7
  • Old Faithful Lodge: Open, Closes September 30.
  • Old Faithful Lodge Cafeteria: Open, Closes September 30.
  • Old Faithful Lodge Gift Shop, Bake Shop: Open, Closes September 30.
  • Old Faithful Clinic: Open, Closes October 1.
  • Service Station (Upper): Open, Closes September 9.
  • Old Faithful Lower Store (Basin): Open, Closes September 23.
  • Repair Service: Open, Closes September 3.
  • Bike Rental: Open, Closes September 2.

Tower/Roosevelt

  • Tower Fall General Store: Open, Closes September 19.
  • Tower Junction Service Station: Closed, Opens June 2.
  • Roosevelt Lodge/Cabins: Open, Closes September 3.
  • Horse Rides/Stagecoach: Open, Closes September 2.
  • Roosevelt Store: Open, Closes September 3.
  • Cook-Out: Closed, Opens June 2.

West Thumb Information Center

  • Open, Closes October 8.

Concession Campgrounds

  • Bridge Bay: Open, Closes September 23.
  • Canyon: Open, Closes September 23.
  • Grant Village: Closed, Opens June 8.
  • Madison: Open, Closes October 14.
  • Fishing Bridge RV Park: Open, Closes September 5.

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: Open, Closes September 24.
  • Pebble Creek: Closed, Opens June 15.
  • Slough Creek: Closed, Opens June 15.
  • Tower Fall: Open, Closes September 24.