Start planning your winter vacation today by downloading our free trip planner. It includes 12-pages about winter activities and logistics for Yellowstone and its neighbor, Grand Teton National Park.
Learn about the park entrances and roads that are accessible by car during the winter. View basic maps of the two parks. Read our tips for the best places to stay, what to pack, and what wildlife to watch out for.
Only have 48 hours to spend in the parks? Follow our two-day winter itinerary packed with fun things to do.
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Southwest Yellowstone and Grand Teton Gateways
- Yellowstone Teton Territory - You’ll discover winter recreation and Americana in an area spanning six eastern Idaho counties.
- West Yellowstone - Visit the west entrance and gateway community to Yellowstone National Park. A snowmobiling, snowshoeing and cross-country skiing paradise, West Yellowstone is the launching point for winter trips into Yellowstone and surrounding national forests. The mountain trail system begins right in town.
Northern Yellowstone Gateways
- Gardiner, Montana - Stay near the only Yellowstone entrance that is open to wheeled traffic during the winter. Close to wildlife watching, Mammoth Hot Springs and snow coach pickups.
- Cooke City, Montana - Visit this cozy burb close to Yellowstone's Lamar Valley for the best winter wolf and bison watching. In the winter, Cooke City is accessible by car from inside the park.