A beautiful scenic drive through Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone Vacations Maps & Directions

CURRENT ROAD STATUS: The West Entrance to Yellowstone National Park is now OPEN! The South and East Entrances are currently closed for spring plowing. Conditions permitting, the remaining roads are scheduled to re-open to wheeled vehicle travel on the following dates, effective at 8:00 AM:

  • 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

The North Entrance is open year-round.

For the 2021 season, please note the following closures and construction zones:

  • The road between Tower-Roosevelt and Canyon Junction will be completely closed for the 2021 season
  • Expect delays up to 15 minutes to accommodate one-lane travel over the Old Faithful Overpass Bridge
  • Expect construction and traffic pattern changes around the North Entrance

Visit the National Park Service website for up-to-date information

Entrance Fee Information

The fees for Yellowstone National Park 7-day passes, which are not included in your room rate, are as follows:

  • $35 per private, non-commercial vehicle
  • $30 per motorcycle or snowmobile
  • $20 per visitor entering by foot, bicycle, skis or snowshoes

Yellowstone National Park annual passes are available for $70 and lifetime senior passes are available for $80 for guests over 62. Rates are subject to change. All rates are subject to applicable state and county taxes and resort fees, which may change without notice.

Free Entry for US Military and Veterans!

Veterans and active members of the US armed forces now receive FREE entry to Yellowstone National Park and most other federal recreation sites!

Active military members can receive a free Military pass by presenting your current US military ID at the entrance.

There is not a pass specifically for Veterans. However, veterans now qualify for free entry into federal parks. Veterans will need to present one of the following forms of ID where entrance fees are collected:

  • Department of Defense Identification Card (CAC Card)
  • Veteran Health Identification Card (VHIC)
  • Veteran ID Card
  • Veterans designation on a state-issued US driver's license or identification card

For more information on these offers, please visit usaparkpass.com.

2021 Free Entrance Days

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



Directions to our West Yellowstone Hotels and Cabins

Use these helpful maps for turn-by-turn directions to each of our hotels.

Explorer Cabins at Yellowstone

250 South Canyon Street*
West Yellowstone, MT 59758

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*Note: Check-in for the Explorer Cabins is located at Gray Wolf Inn and Suites year-round.

Gray Wolf Inn and Suites

250 South Canyon Street
West Yellowstone, MT 59758

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Yellowstone Park Hotel

201 Grizzly Avenue
West Yellowstone, MT 59758

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Holiday Inn® West Yellowstone

315 Yellowstone Avenue
West Yellowstone, MT 59758

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Directions to our Gardiner Lodging

The Ridgeline Hotel at Yellowstone

(Formerly the Best Western by Mammoth Hot Springs)

905 Scott Street W
Gardiner, MT 59030

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Directions to Yellowstone Vacation Tours

Yellowstone Vacation Tours - West Yellowstone

415 Yellowstone Avenue
West Yellowstone, MT 59758

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Yellowstone Vacation Tours - Gardiner

905 Scott Street W
Gardiner, MT 59030

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Airports

Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport (BZN)

250 South Canyon Street
West Yellowstone, MT 59758

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Yellowstone Airport (WYS)

201 Grizzly Avenue
West Yellowstone, MT 59758

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Jackson Hole Airport (JAC)

315 Yellowstone Avenue
West Yellowstone, MT 59758

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Rental Cars

Bozeman Airport Car Rentals

Alamo Car Rental

Phone: 406-388-6694
Customer Service: 800-227-7368

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Avis Car Rental

Phone: 406-388-4091
Customer Service: 800-352-7900

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Yellowstone Airport Car Rentals

Big Sky Car Rentals

Phone: 800-426-7669

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