2022 Yellowstone Opening and Closing Dates

Here are the 2022 Yellowstone opening and closing dates you’ll need to plan your next visit. These dates are current as of Jan. 11. 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. All other roads and gates are closed.

2022 Winter Closing Dates

Roads will close to oversnow travel by snowmobile and snowcoach at 9 p.m. on the following dates:

  • March 6: Mammoth Hot Springs to Norris
  • March 8: Norris to Madison and Norris to Canyon Village
  • March 13: Canyon Village to Fishing Bridge
  • March 15: All remaining groomed roads

The road between Tower-Roosevelt and Chittenden Road will be completely closed until May 2022.

2022  Summer Opening Dates

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

  • April 15: West Entrance to Madison Junction, Mammoth Hot Springs to Old Faithful, Norris to Canyon Village
  • May 6: East Entrance to Lake Village (Sylvan Pass), Canyon Village to Lake Village
  • May 11: Cooke City to Chief Joseph Scenic Byway
  • May 13: South Entrance to West Thumb, Lake Village to West Thumb, West Thumb to Old Faithful (Craig Pass), Tower Junction to Tower Fall
  • May 27: Tower Fall to Canyon Junction (Dunraven Pass), Beartooth Highway

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 am except the road between the North Entrance and the Northeast Entrance.

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. Opens May 20, closes September 5.
  • Dock Rental: Closed. Opens June 3, closes September 11.
  • Marina Store: Closed. Opens May 20, closes September 4.
  • Guide Boats/Outboards: Closed. Opens June 10, closes September 5.
  • Boat Tours: Closed. Closed. Opens June 10, closes September 11.
  • Scenic Cruiser: Closed. Closed. Opens June 10, closes September 11.

Canyon Village

  • Yellowstone Adventure Store: Closed. Opens June 10, closes September 4.
  • Service Station (credit card service at all pumps): Pumps open 24 hours. Opening TBA.
  • Wrecker Service: Closed. Opening TBA.
  • Repair Service: Closed. Opening TBA.
  • Canyon General Store: Closed. Opens May 6, closes October 9.
  • Canyon Visitor Education Center: Closed. Lobby opens Dec. 15, closes March 13, 2022. Opening TBA.
  • Canyon Campground: Closed. Opens May 27, closes September 18.
  • Canyon Lodges: Closed. Washburn, Rhyolite, Hayden lodges open May 20, close October 10. Cascade, Dunraven, Chittenden, Moran lodges open May 27, close October 2.
  • Canyon Cabins: Closed. Opens May 20, closes October 2.
  • Canyon Lodge Eatery: Closed. Opens May 20, closes October 10.
  • Canyon Lodge Falls Cafe: Closed. Opens May 20, closes October 10.
  • Canyon Lodge Ice Creamery: Closed. Opens May 20, closes October 10.
  • Canyon Lodge M66 Grill: Closed. Opens May 20, closes October 10.
  • Canyon Lodge Gift Shop: Closed. Opens May 20, closes October 10.
  • Canyon Washburn Lookout: Closed. Opens May 20, closes October 10.
  • Trail Rides: Closed. Opens June 17, closes September 5.
  • Bear Spray Rental: Closed. Opening TBA.
  • Post Office: Closed. Opening TBA.
  • Canyon Yurt Camp: Closed. Opens Dec. 15, closes March 6, 2022.

Yellowstone National Park vintage postcard

Fishing Bridge

  • Fishing Bridge RV Park: Closed. Opens May 20, closes October 8.
  • General Store: Closed. Opens May 13, closes October 9.
  • Service Station (credit card service at all pumps): Closed. Opening TBA.
  • Wrecker & Repair Service: Closed. Opening TBA.
  • Fishing Bridge Visitor Center and Trailside Museum: Closed. Opening TBA.

Grant Village

  • Mini Store: Closed. Opening TBA.
  • Grant Village Lodging and Gift Shop: Closed. Opens May 27, closes October 2.
  • Grant Village Dining Room: Closed. Opens May 27, closes October 2.
  • Lake House Restaurant: Closed. Opens May 27, closes September 25.
  • Wrecker/Repair Service: Closed. Opening TBA.
  • Service Station: Closed. Opening TBA.
  • Post Office: Closed. Opening TBA.
  • Grant Village Visitor Center: Closed. Opening TBA.
  • Grant General Store: Closed. Opens June 3, closes September 11.
  • Grant Campground: Closed. Opens June 3, closes September 11.

Lake Village

  • Lake Yellowstone Hotel Lodging: Closed. Opens May 13, closes October 2.
  • Lake Yellowstone Hotel Gift Shop: Closed. Opens May 13, closes October 2.
  • Lake Yellowstone Cabins: Closed. Opens May 13, closes October 2.
  • Lake Dining Room: Closed. Opens May 13, closes October 2.
  • Lake Deli: Closed. Opens May 13, closes October 2.
  • Lake Clinic: Closed. Opening to be determined.
  • Lake General Store: Closed. Opens May 20, closes September 25.
  • Lake Lodge & Cabins: Closed. Opens June 10, closes October 2.
  • Lake Lodge Gift Shop: Closed. Opens June 10, closes October 2.
  • Wylie’s Canteen at Lake Lodge: Closed. Opens June 10, closes October 2.
  • Lake Lodge Lobby Bar: Closed. Opens June 10, closes October 2.

Madison Information Station

  • Closed. Opening TBA.

Yellowstone National Park vintage postcard Morning Glory

Mammoth Hot Springs

  • Albright Visitor Center: Open.
  • Mammoth General Store: Open.
  • Mammoth Clinic: Open weekdays.
  • Terrace Grill Fast Food: Closed.
  • Mammoth Gift Shop: Open, closes Nov. 28. Opens Dec. 15, closes March 6, 2022.
  • Mammoth Map Room Barista / Bar: Open, closes Nov. 28. Opens Dec. 15, closes March 6, 2022.
  • Mammoth Dining Room: Open, closes Nov. 28. Opens Dec. 15, closes March 6, 2022.
  • Mammoth Hotel Lodging: Open, closes Nov. 28. Opens Dec. 15, closes March 6, 2022.
  • Mammoth Hotel Cabins: Closed. Opens May 13, closes October 10.
  • Mammoth Ski Shop: Closed. Opens Dec. 15, closes March 6, 2022.
  • Post Office: Open all year.
  • Service Station: Closed. Pumps open for credit card use 24 hours. Store opening TBA.
  • Mammoth Campground: Open year-round.

Museum of the National Park Ranger

  • Closed. Opening TBA.

Norris Geyser Basin Museum & Information Station

  • Closed. Opening TBA.
  • Bookstore: Closed. Opening TBA.

Old Faithful

  • Old Faithful Visitor Center: Closed. Opening TBA.
  • Old Faithful Snow Lodge Rooms: Closed. Opens Dec. 16, closes March 6, 2022. Opens April 29, closes October 30.
  • Old Faithful Snow Lodge Cabins: Closed. Opens Dec. 16, closes March 6, 2022. Opens April 29, closes October 30.
  • Old Faithful Snow Lodge Obsidian Dining Room: Closed. Opens April 29, closes October 30.
  • Snow Lodge Geyser Grill Fast Food: Closed. Opens Dec. 15, closes March 15, 2022. Opens April 22, closes November 6.
  • Snow Lodge Bear Den Gift Shop: Closed. Opens Dec. 16, closes March 6, 2022. Opens April 22, closes November 6.
  • Service Station (Lower): Closed. Opening TBA.
  • Service Station (Upper): Closed. Opening TBA.
  • Wrecker Service: Closed. Opening TBA.
  • Repair Service: Closed. Opening TBA.
  • Old Faithful Inn Lodging: Closed. Opens May 6, closes October 10.
  • Old Faithful Dining Room: Closed. Opens May 6, closes October 10.
  • Old Faithful Inn Bear Paw Deli: Closed. Opens May 6, closes October 10.
  • Old Faithful Inn Gift Shop: Closed. Opens May 6, closes October 10.
  • Old Faithful Lodge: Closed. Opens May 13, closes October 2.
  • Old Faithful Lodge Cafeteria: Closed. Opens May 13, closes October 2.
  • Old Faithful Lodge Gift Shop, Bake Shop: Closed. Opens May 13, closes October 2.
  • Old Faithful Clinic: Closed. Opening TBA.
  • Old Faithful Lower Store (Basin): Closed. Opens May 22, closes September 25.
  • Old Faithful Upper General Store: Closed. Opens April 29, close October 16.
  • Bike Rental: Closed. Opening TBA.

Tower/Roosevelt

  • Tower Fall General Store: Closed. Opens May 27, closes September 18.
  • Tower Junction Service Station: Closed. Opening TBA.
  • Roosevelt Lodge Cabins: Closed. Opens June 3, closes September 5.
  • Roosevelt Lodge Dining Room: Closed. Opens June 3, closes September 5.
  • Roosevelt Store: Closed. Opens June 3, closes September 5.
  • Horse Rides/Stagecoach: Closed. Opening TBA.
  • Old West Dinner Cook-Out: Closed. Opens June 4, closes September 11.

Warming Huts

  • Canyon Visitor Education Center Lobby: Open, closes March 3, 2022.
  • Fishing Bridge: Open, closes March 15, 2022.
  • Indian Creek: Open, Dec. 15, closes March 6, 2022.
  • Madison: Closed. Open, closes March 15, 2022.
  • Mammoth Hot Springs: Open,closes March 6, 2022.
  • Old Faithful Yurts: Open, closes March 15, 2022.
  • West Thumb: Open, closes March 15, 2022.

West Thumb Information Center

  • Closed. Opening TBA.

Concession Campgrounds

  • Bridge Bay: Closed. Opens May 20, closes September 5.
  • Canyon: Closed. Opens May 27, closes September 18.
  • Grant Village: Closed. Opens May 27, closes September 18.
  • Madison: Closed. Opens May 6, closes October 16.
  • Fishing Bridge RV Park: Closed. Opens May 20, closes October 9.

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. Opening TBA.
  • Lewis Lake: Closed. Opening TBA.
  • Mammoth: Open year round.
  • Norris: Closed. Opening TBA.
  • Pebble Creek: Closed. Opening TBA.
  • Slough Creek: Closed. Opening TBA.
  • Tower Fall: Closed. Opening TBA.