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Road Information

Updated road information is available 24 hours a day by calling 307-344-2117.

Welcome to Yellowstone National Park!

Established in 1872, Yellowstone National Park is America's first national park. Located in Wyoming, Montana and Idaho, it is home to a large variety of wildlife including grizzly bears, wolves, bison, and elk. Preserved within Yellowstone National Park are Old Faithful and a collection of the world's most extraordinary geysers and hot springs, and the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone.


Plan Your Visit

Which Roads Are Open? Recorded road condition information: 307-344-2117.

Get directions and learn about the park's operating hours and seasons, hotel and campground reservations, park fees, and the many natural wonders you can see and activities you can do in Yellowstone.
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Things to Do

Experience Old Faithful, the most popular geyser in the world, and hundreds of other geysers and hot springs. Look for bears and wolves, elk and buffalo in the Lamar and Hayden Valleys. Hiking, camping, fishing, enjoying exhibits and films, and attending Ranger-led programs are among the many ways to experience Yellowstone.

Current Conditions and Updates

Find out what's currently happening in Yellowstone National Park. This page has links to the latest news releases, fire updates, road advisories, and special events.

Interactive Maps

Browse our collection of interactive maps of major park destinations, roads and specific areas of interest

Write to

P.O. Box 168
Yellowstone National Park, WY 82190-0168

E-mail Us


Visitor Information
(307) 344-7381

Information for the Hearing Impaired (TDD)
(307) 344-2386


(307) 344-2014


Yellowstone's climate is one of cold winters and moderate summers. Most of the park is above 7,500 feet and the weather is unpredictable. Be prepared for changing temperatures, storms and emergencies.
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Last Updated: October 12, 2011 at 11:16 MST


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