Yellowstone National Park Guide 2020 : National Park Navigator

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Yellowstone National Park

How to get to the Park?

ACCESS: Drive up from Jackson Hole, Wyoming on Highway 191 for the South entrance, or come on Highwy 20 for the East entrance, from Montana on Highway 20 for the West entrance, and from Idaho on Highway 89 for the North entrance. Public transportation is as follows: Commercial Air Service is through Cody or Jackson Hole, Wyoming. Car rental from the airports give you the best access to the many park attractions. Bus service is available from Salt Lake City Express to the West Entrance and the South Entrance / Jackson. Note that internal Park bus service has been suspended. You best transportation is via a car rental from the Jackson airport. Car rental. Train service is available via Amtrak through Salt Lake City, Utah.

Where to stay?

ACCOMOCATIONS: Yellowstone has nine Lodges in the park with more than 2,000 rooms. The most well known is Old Faithful Inn.

For a wilder experience, you also have the option of camping ! The park has more than 500 campsites! Register online at Yellowstone Camping to reserve a spot at one of the five reservation campgrounds. There are seven first come first served campgrounds in the Park as well. Only three campgrounds have flush toilets and showers: Canyon (272 sites), Grant (425 sites) and Fishing Bridge RV (344 sites). Note that reservations are required at these campgrounds. Most are open from Mid-May to Mid-September. Grant Campground is on Yellowstone Lake while Canyon Campground is on the Yellowstone River.

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Yellowstone Tours are available from the Campgrounds and the Lodges.