Independence Day parade in downtown West Yellowstone

Yellowstone Vacations Calendar & Events

Seasonal Closure Announcement

All Yellowstone National Park entrances and park roads are now temporarily closed in preparation for spring plowing, EXCEPT for the road between the North Entrance and Northeast Entrance (open year-round, weather permitting).

The North Entrance is OPEN! Visitors can enter through the historic Roosevelt Arch, then take Old Gardiner Road directly into Mammoth.

Conditions permitting, other entrances and roads are projected to begin opening to wheeled vehicle travel at 8:00 AM on April 21.

For additional information, please visit the National Park Service website


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 21, 2023

April 21st 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 1, 2023 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 21: West Entrance to Madison Junction, Mammoth Hot Springs to Old Faithful, Norris to Canyon Village
  • May 5: East Entrance to Lake Village (Sylvan Pass), Canyon Village to Lake Village
  • May 12: South Entrance to West Thumb, Lake Village to West Thumb, West Thumb to Old Faithful (Craig Pass), Tower Junction to Tower Fall
  • May 26: Tower Fall to Canyon Junction (Dunraven Pass), Beartooth Highway (US-212)
  • ​TBD:​ Between Cooke City, MT, on US-212 to Chief Joseph Scenic Byway (WY-296)

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 2023

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 2023!

  • January 16: Birthday of Martin Luther King Jr.
  • April 22: First day of National Park Week
  • August 4: Anniversary of Great American Outdoors Act
  • September 23: National Public Lands Day
  • November 11: Veterans Day

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