Yellowstone National Park - Lodging
• Canyon Lodges - Includes Canyon Lodge, Cascade Lodge, and Dunraven Lodge.
• Canyon Frontier / Pioneer Cabins.
• Canyon Western Cabins.
• Grant Village
• Lake Yellowstone Hotel & Cabins
• Lake Lodge Cabins
• Mammoth Hot Springs Hotel & Cabins
• Old Faithful Inn - Historic, rustic style hotel with vast lobby, incorporating large tree trunks as pillars and a stone fireplace. Range of accommodations from rooms with shared bathrooms and showers nearby, to suites with private bathrooms and refrigerators. Located near Old Faithful Geyser. Open July 1-September 11, 2005.
• Old Faithful Lodge Cabins - Large windows in the lobby face Old Faithful Geyser. Gift shop, restaurants, bakery. Open from May 6-October 2, 2005.
• Old Faithful Snow Lodge - Open May 6-October 23, 2005.
• Roosevelt Lodge Cabins -
Xanterra Parks & Resorts operates campgrounds at Bridge Bay, Canyon, Fishing Bridge, Grant Village, and Madison. Same-day reservations can be made by calling: 307-344-7901. Future reservations can be made by calling: 307-344-7311 or by writing: Yellowstone National Park Lodges, PO Box 165, Yellowstone National Park, WY 82190.
Reservations should be made well in advance and/or campsites should be secured as early in the day as possible. Campgrounds may fill by early morning, especially during peak season (early July - late August). It is recommended that recreational vehicles over 30' make reservation since there are limited number of campsites over 30' available in Yellowstone. Large RV sites are located at Flag Ranch, Fishing Bridge RV Park and West Yellowstone.
Indian Creek, Lewis Lake, Mammoth, Norris, Pebble Creek, Slough Creek, and Tower Fall are operated by the National Park Service and do not accept reservations; all sites are first-come, first-served.
• Bridge Bay (27-May to 18-Sep). 432 sites, flush toilets, RV dump station, $17 per site.
• Canyon (06-Jun to 11-Sep). 272 sites, showers, flush toilets, $17 per site.
• Fishing Bridge RV (20-May to 02-Oct). 344 sites, showers, flush toilets, RV sewer station, $31 per site. This is the only campground offering water, sewer, and electrical hookups, and it is for hard-sided vehicles only (no tents or tent-trailers are allowed).
• Grant (21-Jun to 02-Oct). 425 sites, showers, flush toilets, RV dump station, $17 per site.
• Indian Creek (10-Jun to 19-Sep). 75 sites, pit toilets, $12 per site.
• Lewis Lake (17-Jun to 06-Nov). 85 sites, pit toilets, $12 per site.
• Madison (06-May to 30-Oct). 277 sites, flush toilets, RV dump station, $17 per site.
• Mammoth (Year round). 85 sites, flush toilets, $14 per site.
• Norris (20-May to 26-Sep). 116 sites, flush toilets, $14 per site.
• Pebble Creek (03-Jun to 26-Sep). 32 sites, pit toilets, $12 per site.
• Slough Creek (27-May to 31-Oct). 29 sites, pit toilets, $12 per site.
• Tower Fall (20-May to 26-Sep). 32 sites, pit toilets, $12 per site.
Permits are required for all backcountry camping, and quotas are placed on the number of people that may use an area at a given time. The maximum stay per backcountry campsite varies from 1 to 3 nights per trip. Campfires are permitted only in established fire pits, and wood fires are not allowed in some backcountry campsites. A food storage pole is provided at most designated campsites so that food and attractants may be secured from bears. Neither hunting nor firearms are allowed in Yellowstone's backcountry.
Permits may be obtained only in person and no more than 48 hours in advance of your trip, although backcountry sites may be reserved through the mail well in advance for a non-refundable $20 reservation fee. To reserve a site, call (307) 344-2160, or write: Backcountry Office, PO Box 168, Yellowstone National Park, WY 82190. During the summer season (June - August), permits are available 7 days a week between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. at the following locations:
• Bechler Ranger Station
• Canyon Ranger Station/Visitor Center
• Grant Village Visitor Center
• Lake Ranger Station
• Mammoth Ranger Station/Visitor Center
• Old Faithful Ranger Station
• South Entrance Ranger Station
• Tower Ranger Station
• West Entrance Ranger Station
In addition, permits may sometimes be obtained from rangers on duty at the East Entrance and Bridge Bay Ranger Station. However, these rangers have other duties and may not be available to provide assistance at all times. During the spring, fall, and winter seasons, ranger stations and visitor centers do not have set hours. To obtain a Backcountry Use Permit during these seasons, check the office hours posted at the nearest ranger station or visitor center.
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