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 15, 2022
The West Entrance to Yellowstone National Park is now OPEN! The South and East Entrances are currently closed for spring plowing. Conditions permitting, roads are scheduled to re-open to wheeled vehicle travel at 8:00 AM (unless otherwise noted) on the following dates:
May 6: East Entrance to Lake Village (Sylvan Pass), Canyon Village to Lake Village
May 11: Cooke City to Chief Joseph Scenic Byway
May 13: South Entrance to West Thumb, Lake Village to West Thumb, West Thumb to Old Faithful (Craig Pass), Tower Junction to Tower Fall
May 27: Tower Fall to Canyon Junction (opens at Noon), Beartooth Highway
The road from the North to Northeast Entrance is open year-round, weather permitting. Roads will be open until approximately November 1, 2022 when roads close in preparation for winter.
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 2022!
January 17: Birthday of Martin Luther King Jr.
April 16: First day of National Park Week
August 4: Anniversary of Great American Outdoors Act