Yellowstone Winter Activities 

Visiting Yellowstone during the winter means fewer people but decreased access and cold temperatures.  Use this Yellowstone National Park travel guide to plan activities in winter: services available, weather, and things to do.


YELLOWSTONE  Winter Packing List

Yellowstone is a destination like no other. The snowy landscapes provide great opportunity for active enjoyment. You can also enjoy the quiet and serenity.

Yellowstone Weather in  January

Weather is unpredictable. Temperatures range between 0 to 20 degrees. At night and higher elevations temperatures will drop below 0 degrees. 

Most Yellowstone roads are closed for winter. Access to the park can be made through West Yellowstone and the south entrance.

Winter Access to Yellowstone

Snow Coach Tours, Snowmobiling, Skiing and Snowshoeing are available to explore and enjoy the park.

Yellowstone Winter Tours and Activities

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

Cross-Country  Skiing and Snowshoeing

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