Yellowstone National Park will be one of 17 popular parks raising entry fees by $5 starting June 1 to $35 per vehicle. The move by Interior Department follows an earlier proposal that would have more than doubled entry fees to pay $70 per vehicle for visitors at Yellowstone, the Grand Canyon, Yosemite and other major parks. That plan by Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to steeply hike visitor fees was widely criticized by lawmakers and governors of both parties. The $5 fee hike, also taking effect in Grand Teton National Park, will also be imposed in other western parks, including Zion, Bryce Canyon, Mount Rainier, and Rocky Mountain parks, among others. National Park Service officials said the increased entrance fees remains would help ensure a quality experience for all visitors. Continue Reading →
Yellowstone National Park managers have extended the window for accepting public comments on a proposed hike in entrance fees, as well as offering the option for taking comments online.
The move comes after the National Park Service faced criticism via social media networks and coverage in the news media for not allowing comments to be submitted by email or via online comment forms. Continue Reading →
The National Park Service celebrates its 95th birthday on Monday, August 25. To celebrate, admission to Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks, as well as all other national parks, is free that day.
The Park Service is waiving entrance fees on 9 days in 2014 as a way to encourage people to get outdoors and enjoy the remarkable landscapes and historical and cultural sites national parks have to offer. Continue Reading →
Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks are joining all National Park Service sites across the nation in waiving admission fees on January 20, in observance of the Martin Luther King, Jr., federal holiday.
No matter how visitors choose to enter either park—by car, RV, bus or on a guided snowmobile or snow coach trip—the entrance fee will be waived Monday. Continue Reading →
All National Park Service sites across the nation, including Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks, will waive admission fees Monday in observance of the Martin Luther King, Jr., federal holiday.
No matter how you enter either park—by car, RV, bus or on a guided snowmobile or snowcoach trip—the entrance fee will be waived on Monday, January 21.
The special free day is the first of 11 days throughout 2013 when the Park Service will waive entry fees as a way to encourage people to get outdoors and enjoy the national parks, according to a release form the Yellowstone public affairs office. Continue Reading →
Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks are among more than 100 national parks that will waive entrance fees this weekend, Jan. 14-16, in observance of the federal Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day holiday. Visitors to Yellowstone and Grand Teton normally pay $25 per vehicle for a 7-day pass, but may enter both parks free through Monday. Continue Reading →