Message Regarding Government Shutdown: Lodges, Restaurants and Services Will Remain Open in U.S. National Parks. Roads Will Be Open.
Our parent company, Xanterra Travel Collection, has received word from the U.S. National Park Service that the entrances and roads into Yellowstone National Park will remain accessible during the government shutdown. This means that our lodges, restaurants, gift shops, restrooms, and services will be open and welcoming guests and visitors from around the world.
Government-provided services (visitor center, public restrooms, etc.) will not be available. Please note that our public restrooms will be open and available. The National Park Service will provide emergency services, but please be very careful when venturing into the park.
The following represents Yellowstone National Park Lodges’ current plans in the event of a government shutdown:
- In-park lodging will remain open as scheduled (Old Faithful Snow Lodge).
- Our in-park restaurants and gift shops will be open as regularly scheduled.
- Our regular transportation services between Mammoth and Old Faithful will remain operating as usual, and per regular schedules.
- Our interpretive tours and activities will continue to operate however, some tours/activities may be modified or canceled based on road and weather conditions.
Please check back to this website for the latest information. For further information from the National Park Service in Yellowstone, click here. NPS posted an updated to operations at Yellowstone, and can be found here.
Thank you for your patience. We sincerely appreciate your choosing of Xanterra Travel Collection for your travel needs.