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2019 Yellowstone National Park Opening and Closing Dates

Here are the 2019 Yellowstone National Park opening and closing dates you’ll need to plan your next visit. These dates are current as of April 18, 2019.

All Yellowstone Roads

2019 Summer Schedule

Here is the tentative 2019 summer schedule, with the following roads opening at 8 a.m. on these dates:

  • April 19: West Entrance to Madison Junction, Mammoth Hot Springs to Old Faithful, Norris to Canyon Village.
  • May 3: East Entrance to Lake Village (Sylvan Pass), Canyon Village to Lake Village.
  • May 10: South Entrance to West Thumb, Lake Village to West Thumb, West Thumb to Old Faithful (Craig Pass), Tower Junction to Tower Fall.
  • May 24: Tower Fall to Canyon Village (Dunraven Pass), Beartooth Highway

Bridge Bay

  • Campground: Closed. Opens May 17, closes Sept. 22.
  • Dock Rental: Closed. Opens May 17, closes Sept. 15.
  • Marina Store: Closed. Opens May 17, closes Sept. 15.
  • Guide Boats/Outboards: Closed. Opens June 10, closes Sept. 8.
  • Boat Tours: Closed. Opens June 10, closes Sept. 15.
  • Scenic Cruiser: Closed. Opens June 10, closes Sept. 15.

Canyon Village

  • Yellowstone Adventure Store: Closed. Opens May 17, closes Sept. 22.
  • Service Station (credit card service at all pumps): Closed. Opens April 26, closes Oct. 20.
  • Wrecker Service: Closed. Opens April 26, closes Oct. 20.
  • Canyon General Store: Closed. Opens April 19, closes Oct. 27.
  • Repair Service: Closed. Opens May 24, closes Sept. 2.
  • Canyon Visitor Education Center: Open; closes March 9. Opens April 19, closes Nov. 3.
  • Canyon Campground: Closed. Opens May 24, closes Sept. 22.
  • Canyon Lodges and Cabins: Closed. Opens May 17, closes Oct. 13.
  • Canyon Lodge Eatery: Closed. Opens May 24, closes Oct. 13.
  • Canyon Lodge Falls Cafe: Closed. Opens May 24, closes Sept. 2.
  • Canyon Lodge Ice Creamery: Closed. Opens May 24, closes Sept. 18.
  • Trail Rides: Closed. Opens June 20, closes Sept. 2.
  • Bear Spray Rental: Closed. Opens May 25, closes Sept. 30.

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Fishing Bridge

  • Fishing Bridge RV Park: Closed for 2019.
  • General Store: Closed. Opens May 24, closes Sept. 22.
  • Service Station (credit card service at all pumps): Closed. Opens May 17, closes Sept. 15.
  • Wrecker & Repair Service: Closed. Opens May 24, closes Sept. 2.
  • Fishing Bridge Visitor Center: Closed. Opens May 25, closes Oct. 14.

Grant Village

  • Mini Store: Closed. Opens May 10, closes Sept. 29.
  • Lodging and Restaurant: Closed. Opens May 31, closes Sept. 29.
  • Lake House Restaurant: Closed. Opens May 31, closes Sept. 15.
  • Wrecker/Repair Service: Closed. Opens May 24, closes Sept. 2.
  • Service Station: Closed. Opens May 24, closes Sept. 22.
  • Post Office: Closed. Mid-May to mid-September.
  • Grant Village Visitor Center: Closed. Opens May 25, closes Oct. 14.
  • Grant General Store: Closed. Opens May 24, closes Sept. 15.
  • Grant Campground: Closed. Opens June 7, closes Sept. 15.

Lake Village

  • Lake Yellowstone Hotel & Cabins: Closed. Opens May 10, closes Oct. 7.
  • Lake Dining Room & Deli: Closed. Opens May 10, closes Oct. 7.
  • Lake Clinic: Closed. Opens May 17, closes Sept. 22.
  • Lake General Store: Closed. Opens May 14, closes Sept. 18.
  • Lake Lodge & Cabins: Closed. Open June 10, closes Sept. 22.
  • Lake Lodge Cafeteria: Closed. Open June 10, closes Sept. 22.

Madison Information Station

  • Closed. Opens June 1, closes Oct. 9.

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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 27).
  • Terrace Grill Fast Food: Closed. Opens April 26, closes Oct. 13.
  • Mammoth Gift Shop: Closed. Opens April 26. closes Nov. 3.
  • Mammoth Dining Room: Closed. Opens April 26. closes Nov. 3.
  • Mammoth Hotel: Closed. Opens Aug. 1, closes Nov. 3.
  • Mammoth Hotel Cabins: Closed. Opens April 26, closes Oct. 13.
  • Mammoth Hotel Terrace Grill: Closed. Opens April 26, closes Oct. 13.
  • Mammoth Ski Shop: Closed.
  • Post Office: Open all year.
  • Service Station: Opens May 10, closes Sept. 29.
  • Mammoth Campground: Open year-round.

Mammoth Warming Hut (Winter Only)

  • Closed.

Museum of the National Park Ranger

  • Closed. Opens June 8, closes Sept. 15.

Norris Geyser Basin Museum & Information Station

  • Closed. Opens May 18, closes Oct. 14.

Old Faithful

  • Old Faithful Visitor Center: Opens April 19, closes Nov. 3.
  • Snow Lodge Geyser Grill Fast Food/Bear Den Gift Shop: Closed. Opens April 20, closes Nov. 4.
  • Old Faithful Snow Lodge Rooms, Cabins and Restaurant: Closed. Opens April 26, closes Oct. 10.
  • Service Station (Lower): Closed. Opens May 3, closes Oct. 13.
  • Old Faithful Upper General Store: Closed. Opens April 19, closes Oct. 27.
  • Wrecker Service: Closed. Open May 3, closes Oct. 13.
  • Old Faithful Inn: Closed. Opens May 3, closes Oct. 7.
  • Old Faithful Inn Bear Paw Deli: Closed. Opens May 3, closes Oct. 6.
  • Old Faithful Lodge: Closed. Open May 10, closes Sept. 29.
  • Old Faithful Lodge Cafeteria: Closed. Open May 10, closes Sept. 29.
  • Old Faithful Lodge Gift Shop, Bake Shop: Closed. Open May 10, closes Sept. 29.
  • Old Faithful Clinic: Closed. Opens May 18, closes Oct. 1.
  • Service Station (Upper): Closed. Opens April 19, closes Oct. 27.
  • Old Faithful Lower Store (Basin): Closed. Opens May 3, closes Sept. 22.
  • Repair Service: Closed. Opens May 24, closes Sept. 2.
  • Bike Rental: Closed. Opens May 28, closes Sept. 2.

Tower/Roosevelt

  • Tower Fall General Store: Closed. Opens May 17, closes Sept. 22.
  • Tower Junction Service Station: Closed. Opens May 31, closes Sept. 2.
  • Roosevelt Lodge/Cabins: Closed. Opens May 31, closes Sept. 2.
  • Horse Rides/Stagecoach: Closed. Opens May 20, closes Sept. 1.
  • Roosevelt Store: Closed. Opens May 31, closes Sept. 2.
  • Cook-Out: Closed. Opens June 1, closes Sept. 7.

West Thumb Information Center

  • Opens May 25, closes Oct. 14.

Concession Campgrounds

  • Bridge Bay: Closed. Opens May 17, closes Sept. 22.
  • Canyon: Opens May 24, closes Sept. 22.
  • Grant Village: Closed. Opens June 7, closes Sept. 15.
  • Madison: Closed. Opens April 26, closes Oct. 13.
  • Fishing Bridge RV Park: Closed for 2019.

Camping in Yellowstone National Park

Park Service Campgrounds

  • Indian Creek: Closed. Opens June 14, closes Sept. 9.
  • Lewis Lake: Closed. Opens June 15, closes Nov. 3.
  • Mammoth: Open all year.
  • Norris: Closed. Opens May 17, closes Sept. 29.
  • Pebble Creek: Closed. Opens June 15, closes Sept. 29.
  • Slough Creek: Closed. Opens June 15, closes Oct. 15.
  • Tower Fall: Closed. Opens May 24, closes Sept. 29.