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Opening and Closing Dates


The summer season begins in late April as the roads are cleared of snow. Facilities open on a staggered schedule and then close in September through November. Yellowstone National Park Lodges offers nine lodging facilities, in which two winter lodges are opened just before Christmas and close again in early March. Yellowstone Park road and entrance opening/closing schedule.

2023 Summer Season – Opening & Closing Dates
(dates are subject to change)
PropertyOpening 11amClosing 11am
Canyon LodgeMay 19October 9
Grant VillageMay 26October 1
Lake LodgeJune 10October 1
Lake Yellowstone Hotel and CabinsMay 12October 1
Mammoth Hot Springs Hotel and CabinsApril 28November 26
Old Faithful Inn May 5October 9
Old Faithful LodgeMay 12October 1
Old Faithful Snow LodgeApril 28October 29
Roosevelt Lodge and CabinsJune 2September 4
2023 Campground Dates (dates are subject to change)
CampgroundsOpening 8amClosing 11am
Bridge Bay Campground*May 19September 4
Canyon Campground*May 26September 17
Fishing Bridge RV ParkMay 12October 8
Grant Village Campground*June 2September 10
Madison CampgroundMay 5October 15

*Early season dates at Bridge Bay, Canyon, and Grant are first come, first served. 

Bridge Bay: May 19th to May 25th

Canyon: May 26th to June 1st

Grant: June 2nd to June 8th


2023/24 Winter Season Opening & Closing Dates
PropertyOpening 11amClosing 11am
Old Faithful Snow LodgeDec. 16, 2023March 3, 2024
Bear Den Gift Shop/Ski Shop at Snow LodgeDec. 15, 2023March 15, 2024
Mammoth Hot Springs Hotel Dec. 15, 2023March 4, 2024
Bear Den Gift Shop/Ski Shop at Mammoth HotelDec. 15, 2023March 4, 2024