Camping and RV Parks for a Yellowstone Vacation

Indian Creek Campground. Photo by NPS

Indian Creek Campground. Photo by NPS

There are 12 campgrounds with over 2,000 campsites in Yellowstone National Park. All campgrounds welcome RVs with size limitations. Five campgrounds accept reservations. The others are first-come, first-serve. You can also camp in the backcountry with a permit.

RV at Yellowstone's Madison Campground. Photo by NPS

8 RV Tips for Yellowstone National Park

Bring your home where the buffalo roam, but avoid mountain roads, know where to dump, and store your food away from bears. Read More...

Camping in Yellowstone with Children

A Parent’s Story: Camping and Hiking with My Kids in Yellowstone

Shelli Johnson of tells you how to go backpacking in Yellowstone with kids and llamas to haul your gear. Read More...

Old Faithful Snow Lodge. Photo by Ed Will, Flickr

Are Yellowstone Hotels & Campgrounds Open in Winter?

Many of Yellowstone’s hotels and cabins, including the famous Old Faithful Inn, are only open during the summer season. However, there are a couple of options for lodging during the winter inside the park. Read More...

Camper van at Grand Teton's Gros Ventre Campground. Photo by NPS Tobiason

Campgrounds in Grand Teton National Park

Camp underneath the jagged Teton mountain range in pristine forests with easy access to lakes and wildlife watching. Campgrounds are first-come, first-served, except two. Read More...

Camping Tent beside Bison

Campgrounds Inside Yellowstone National Park

All about Yellowstone campgrounds, reservations, camping rules, campgrounds for bicyclists and hikers, and group camping in the National Park. Read More...

Cabins at the Roosevelt Lodge. Photo by NPS David Restivo

How far in advance do I need to book hotels and campgrounds?

2016 Travel Alert: The National Park Service is celebrating 100 years and expecting record visitors! Book early to avoid disappointment Read More...

RVing in Idaho near the Galena Summit

Idaho RV Parks and Campgrounds

Set up camp in Idaho — Yellowstone’s less crowded next-door neighbor. Enjoy breathtaking scenery and legendary outdoor recreation. Go online or call for your free Idaho campground guide. Read More...

Bear Sign in Indian Creek Campground. Photo by NPS

Storing Food and Smelly Things in Yellowstone

Sure, it’s exciting to see a bear in Yellowstone National Park. But there’s no need to see one up close. And it’s definitely no fun to have one make off with your lunch Yogi Bear style. See our list of what counts as “food” and how to store it. Read More...

Yellowstone camping infographic

Where Should I Camp in Yellowstone National Park?

Personalized guide to help you decide where to spend the night, from car camping paradise and remote backcountry sites to a slice of RV heaven. Read More...