Travel Resources & Alerts

Yellowstone National Park Travel Information

a road map of Yellowstone National Park indicating points of interest, road closures, and flood damage impacts
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Yellowstone National Park is OPEN at the EAST ENTRANCE near Cody, Wyoming, the SOUTH ENTRANCE near Jackson, Wyoming and the WEST ENTRANCE near West Yellowstone, Montana. A majority of the park is accessible to visitors, including Yellowstone’s south loop, which features Old Faithful, Grand Prismatic, Hayden Valley and Yellowstone Lake.

Historic flooding in mid-June caused major damage to roads, bridges, and infrastructure in northern Yellowstone.

Visitors planning on coming to Yellowstone in the upcoming weeks should pay close attention to the status of road conditions and services available within the park.

Yellowstone Re-opening: How to Access the Park

Historic flooding in mid-June caused significant damage to roads, bridges, and infrastructure in northern Yellowstone. Here’s what you need to know about visiting Yellowstone National Park this summer.

Traveling Responsibly

High Fire Danger: Wyoming is expected to have an unseasonably hot, dry summer and fall. Wyoming’s public lands have rated fire danger as moderately high and may have fire restrictions put in place to ensure public safety and protect natural resources. Be sure to research any fire restrictions in your area and follow any requirements put into place.

COVID-19 Information: COVID-19 travel guidelines change frequently. We encourage you to check in with cities, businesses and events before setting out and to keep up to date with the latest travel guidelines in the U.S. and Wyoming.

National Parks & Monuments: Camping in Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks must be booked in advance. You can book your campsite at Several Yellowstone campsites can be booked through Yellowstone National Park Lodging. Whether you are camping or planning on another form of lodging, be sure to book before you go.

State Parks: State parks are open to everyone for day use and overnight stays. Yurts, cabins and campsites must be reserved in advance through Wyoming State Parks’ reservation system.

Know before you go

Before you set out on your epic adventure, explore what you need to know so your Wyoming vacation goes off without a hitch.


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