Yellowstone Ski Festival

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.

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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Yellowstone National Park Closes for Wheeled Vehicle Travel

November 8, 2021

The West Entrance to Yellowstone National Park is scheduled to close for wheeled vehicle travel at 8:00 AM on November 8, 2021, in preparation for the winter season. Seasonal closures are planned for the following dates:

  • October 12: Cooke City to Chief Joseph Scenic Byway, Beartooth Highway (US 212 to Red Lodge, MT)
  • November 8: All roads close at 8:00 AM except for the road between the North Entrance and the Northeast Entrance

Conditions permitting, roads are projected to open to oversnow travel by snowmobile and snowcoach at 8:00 AM on December 15, 2021.

Visit the National Park Service website for more details.

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Yellowstone Ski Festival

November 23-27, 2021

Come to West Yellowstone and join us for this year's Yellowstone Ski Festival, taking place November 23-27, 2021. This event annually attracts over 3,500 skiers from across the United States and Canada, so don't miss your chance to join in the fun!

View our official Yellowstone Ski Week page for full event details

Date: November 23-27, 2021
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Yellowstone National Park Opens for Oversnow Travel

December 15, 2021

December 15, 2021 is the projected opening date for snowmobile and snowcoach travel for the winter season (weather permitting). The Park will be open until approximately March 15, 2022 when the roads close in preparation for spring.

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

  • December 15: West Entrance to Old Faithful, Mammoth to Old Faithful, Canyon to Norris, Canyon to Lake, Old Faithful to West Thumb, South Entrance to Lake, Lake to Lake Butte Overlook, East Entrance to Lake Butte Overlook (Sylvan Pass)

Guided Winter Tours and Snowmobile Rentals are available daily through Yellowstone Vacation Tours and Two Top Snowmobile in West Yellowstone, MT, and Snowcoach Tours leaving from Gardiner, MT are now available as well. Plan your winter getaway today!

Visit the National Park Service website for more details

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