Independence Day parade in downtown West Yellowstone

Yellowstone Vacations Calendar & Events

Plan Your Day at Yellowstone

When you visit Yellowstone National Park, just stepping outside presents an entire world of things to do. But if you're looking for something more structured, our properties offer their own brand of fun and adventure. Check below for upcoming events and start planning your day-to-day stay here at Yellowstone.

Yellowstone National Park Opens for Wheeled Vehicle Travel

April 16, 2021

April 16th is the projected opening date for wheeled vehicle travel through the West Entrance for the warm season (conditions permitting). The Park will be open until approximately November 8, 2021 when the roads close in preparation for winter.

Conditions permitting, roads are scheduled to re-open to wheeled vehicle travel at 8:00 AM on the following dates:

  • April 16: West Entrance to Madison Junction, Mammoth Hot Springs to Old Faithful, Norris to Canyon Village
  • May 7: East Entrance to Lake Village (Sylvan Pass), Canyon Village to Lake Village
  • May 14: South Entrance to West Thumb, Lake Village to West Thumb, West Thumb to Old Faithful (Craig Pass)
  • May 28: Beartooth Highway
  • June 25: Tower Junction to Tower Fall

Guided tours are offered daily through Yellowstone Vacation Tours located in West Yellowstone, MT and Gardiner, MT. Plan your spring and summer getaway now!

Visit the National Park Service website for more details

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Fee-Free Entrance Days 2021

On select days of the year, all National Park Service sites that charge an entrance fee will offer free admission to everyone. Mark your calendar for these National Park entrance fee-free dates in 2021!

  • January 18: Birthday of Martin Luther King Jr.
  • April 17: First Day of National Park Week
  • August 4: One year anniversary of the Great American Outdoors Act
  • August 25: National Park Service Birthday
  • September 25: National Public Lands Day
  • November 11: Veterans Day

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