Yellowstone Opening and Closing Dates

to help us all plan out our trips

GATEWAY COMMUNITIES

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK

Facilities in Yellowstone open and close on a staggered basis. The dates listed are always subject to change due to weather conditions. Links are provided whenever possible to give you more information and to double check on the opening or closing date.

OPEN YEAR ROUND

  • Albright Visitor Center in Mammoth – this link also takes you to information on the other visitor centers in Yellowstone (opening and closing dates will be added as they are announced).
  • Mammoth Campground – First come, first served – no reservations – Live view of what’s available.
  • The road from the North Entrance at Gardiner, Montana, through the park to Cooke City, Montana, via Tower Junction is open twenty-four hours a day, all year to auto travel.
  • U.S. Highway 212 is closed to auto travel just east of Cooke City from late fall to late spring.

 

SUMMER 2016

JUNE 20 – SEPTEMBER 4: ALL FACILITIES OPEN

Roads – closing dates for Summer 2015 were not announced when compiling this information.

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