Park Info and Updates


When you’re planning a trip, keeping track of all those little details can be quite tedious. Especially in Yellowstone where conditions can change quickly, so it’s good to be in the know for park info. The best place to get the most current park information is on the National Park Service website, where you can find maps and alerts with road closures, emergency notifications, and other details you need as your trip approaches. 

You can also follow the park on social media for alerts and photogenic updates. If you’re eyeing a particular trail but you want to check in on bear activity or route closures, you can call the park directly to speak with a ranger. 


Park Fees

Private Vehicle: $35

Motorcycle: $30 

Snowmobile: $30

Walk-in per person: $20

Yellowstone annual pass: $70

Interagency pass: $80

Find a fee-free day 

See if you qualify for a free pass

Important Dates

Park is open year round

Many park entrances and roads open seasonally to vehicles 

North Entrance: Open year round 

Northeast Entrance: Open year round

East Entrance: Open May 5 - October 31

South Entrance: Open May 12 - October 31

West Entrance: Open to vehicles April 21- October 31

See the park site for seasonal road closures


Cell coverage varies depending on your carrier. 

Service is limited in the park.  

Cell tower locations: 


West Yellowstone 

Old Faithful 

Grant Village

Lake Village 

Mount Washburn 

Free Public Wifi: 

Albright Visitor Center, Mammoth

Some lodges offer internet for registered guests