Yellowstone Forever

Planning Your Next Trip to Yellowstone

What to Know Before You Go

Yellowstone has something to offer in every season and for all ages and interests. Click the links and images below for detailed information about everything you will need to know to plan your next trip.

Basis Information

Basic Information
Operating Hours and Seasons

Opening and Closing Dates of Facilities
Directions and Transportation
Road Updates


Things to Do

Things to Do
Ranger-Led Programs
Day Hiking
Backcountry Camping and Hiking
Skiing and Snowshowing

State Offices of Tourism

Wyoming Office of Tourism
Montana Office of Tourism
Idaho Office of Tourism 

Official YNP Newspaper
Official Yellowstone
Park Newspaper

Official YNP Map
Official Yellowstone Maps

YNP Resources and Issues Handbook
Yellowstone Resources and
Issues Handbook 


Yellowstone Fact Sheet
Yellowstone FAQ

2016 Trip Planner
YNP Trip Planner 2016

YNP Fishing Regulations
Fishing Regulations