Plan a Yellowstone Winter Vacation

If you’re looking for a once in a lifetime experience, we recommend planning a Yellowstone winter vacation! 

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Yellowstone Weather in the Winter

Temperatures range from 0 to 20 degrees F during the winter. At night and at higher elevations, temperatures can dip below 0!

Yellowstone Winter Tours

We highly recommend booking a Yellowstone National Park winter tour! Many of the tours will provide hotel pick up and drop-off. 

Drive The North Entrance Road in the Winter

If you’re close to the north entrance, be sure to drive the one open road from Gardiner to Cooke City, it’s a fun day trip. As you drive through Lamar Valley, look for wildlife!

Yellowstone Cross- Country Skiing and Snowshoeing 

All unplowed roads and trails are open to cross-country skiing and snowshoeing.

Yellowstone Snowmobiling in the Winter

The road between Mammoth Hot Springs and the northeast entrance is the only road in the park open to regular traffic all year long. All other roads in the park close in early November.

Geysers and Hot Springs in the Winter in Yellowstone

Visitors are fewer in Yellowstone in winter. During the winter months, Yellowstone offers miles and miles of solitude in a landscape that is unmatched by any other.

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