Bison walking through an RV campground in Yellowstone National Park

Your Guide to RV Parks in Yellowstone National Park

When you’re planning an RV road trip to the nearly 3,500 square mile natural wonder of the world’s first national park, you want to make sure you select a perfect spot as a home base. Start your research right here with this comprehensive guide to the best RV parks and campgrounds within and near Yellowstone National Park.

Thermal hot springs in Yellowstone

Best RV Parks for Visiting Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park offers 12 campgrounds within the park. You can (and should) reserve your site as early as possible as they do book up fairly quickly.

Most campsites within Yellowstone do not accommodate big rigs. As such, we include great RV parks that are located in close proximity to Yellowstone.

Our selection criteria is based on personal experience, campground distance to the park, amenities, and feedback from other RVers with firsthand experience.

We each have our preferences. What is best for one family may not be best for another. With that in mind, our list of top RV parks is diverse. We include small, serene parks that offer more privacy as well as spacious campgrounds that accommodate big rigs and offer plenty of outdoor activities for the whole family.

Big Rigs

Most campsites within Yellowstone do not accommodate oversized vehicles. Provide an accurate total combined length of your motorhome or trailer, plus TOAD or tow vehicle when reserving a campsite.

Related Reading: RVers Guide to Yellowstone National Park

Canyon Campground

This popular campground is located within a wooded area that offers shade and a comfortable, quiet setting. It is centrally located, providing easy access to Grand Canyon of Yellowstone and spectacular views of Lower Falls. You can also enjoy the proximity to Artist’s Point overlook as well as Uncle Tom’s Trail.


  • On-site public restrooms have flush toilets, cold water faucets, and dish washing stations
  • Shower and laundry machines are located in the camper services facility
  • Dump station
  • Firewood is available for purchase (personal firewood is prohibited)
  • Use of generators is restricted to hours between 8:00am and 8:00pm and may not exceed 60 decibels
  • There is no internet service. Limited cell service is available.

RV Sites Overview

Canyon Campground offers 310 RV and tent sites. It can accommodate a maximum RV length of 40 feet. Campsites may not be level.

  • Back-in and Pull-thru sites
  • A limited number of sites will accommodate RVs up to 40′. In addition, only a limited number of sites accommodate slide-outs.
  • There are no electricity hookups, water connections, or sewer hookups at campsites

Fishing Bridge RV Park

Motorhomes and trailers parked in campsites at Fishing Bridge in Yellowstone National Park
Image courtesy of Fishing Bridge RV Park

Operated and managed by Yellowstone National Park Lodges, Fishing Bridge RV Park underwent a renovation to accommodate larger RVs, add a new dump station area for trash and recycling, and expand the bathhouse facilities.

The Fishing Bridge campground is located near a general store where you can purchase groceries and camping supplies. A gas station is located near the park.


  • Pay showers with liquid soap. Electrical outlets are available for hair dryers.
  • Laundry facilities (fee applies)
  • Seasonal dump station near the entrance
  • Charcoal or propane grills allowed (no open flames)
  • Food storage regulations are strictly enforced
  • Quiet hours are from 8:00pm to 8:00am (Generators may not exceed 60 decibels)
  • Firewood is not available at Fishing Bridge
  • Internet service is not available in accordance with park regulations

RV Sites Overview

  • Full hookups for sewer, water, and electricity (30-Amp or 50-Amp)
  • Gravel or concrete pads. Note that not all sites are level.
  • Upper Loop: 172 sites are paved and range from back-in 40-feet length sites to pull-through 95-feet length sites
  • Other loops offer both single-wide and double-wide, back-in sites with 30-feet to 35-feet in length
  • Picnic table
Image courtesy of Fishing Bridge RV Park

Grant Village Campground

  • Location: Near the South Entrance at Grant Village Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming
  • GPS Coordinates: N 44 23.610 W 110 33.769
  • Season: Summer, from June to September
  • Full Hookups: No
  • Reservations: Campsites must be reserved in advance. Contact Yellowstone National Park Lodges

Established in 1984, Grant Village is one of the largest campgrounds in Yellowstone. With a nearby restaurant, gas station, grocery store, and visitor center, Grant Village is aptly named as it feels like a little village. Located near the south gate entrance, it is a convenient spot for visitors arriving from Wyoming.

Consider settling down at Grant Village if you’re interested in viewing West Thumb Geyser Basin or visiting the Colter Bay area of Grand Teton National Park.


  • Boat ramp
  • Dump station, trash and recycling collection
  • Food storage lockers
  • Restrooms have flush toilets, cold water faucets, and dishwashing stations
  • Showers and laundry facilities located at camper services building
  • Potable water
  • Wood and charcoal fires are permitted except when temporary fire restrictions are put in place due to a high risk of wildland fires. Confirm current conditions upon arrival.

RV Sites Overview

There are 430 RV and tent campsites, including 8 group sites. The maximum allowable length of an RV or trailer plus tow vehicle is 50 feet.

  • Back-in sites and Pull-through sites
  • 3 wheelchair sites are available (note that paths are constructed of compacted gravel or dirt)
  • Limited sites are available that will accommodate a total combined vehicle length of 40 feet or more (maximum length is 50′)
  • Picnic table
  • Campfire grate
  • No electricity, water, or sewer hookups
  • Internet service is not available

Related Reading: RV Rentals Near Yellowstone National Park

Indian Creek Campground

  • Location: Northern section of Yellowstone, approximately 13 miles from the North Entrance near Gardiner, Montana.
  • GPS Coordinates: N: 44 53.22138 W: 110 44.16414
  • Season: May to October
  • Full Hookups: Yes
  • Reservations: Campsites must be reserved in advance. Contact Yellowstone National Park Lodges

Indian Creek Campground is a perfect location for anyone interested in hiking the Big Horn Pass as the trailhead is located at the entrance to the campground. One of the best things about Indian Creek is the views. Enjoy spectacular views of majestic Electric Peak, the highest peak of The Gallatin Range, Sheepeater Cliff picnic area, Gardner River, and wildlife spotting at Willow Park.

This nonelectric campground is a great choice for RVers with a solar system setup who want to enjoy the quiet solitude of a generator-free camping experience.

Guidelines and Amenities

  • Food storage lockers are available. This is bear country so be diligent about following the rules and regulations concerning food storage.
  • Vault toilets and water spigot
  • Firewood available for purchase
  • Quiet hours are from 10:00pm to 6:00am
  • Use of generators is prohibited
  • Wood and charcoal fires are allowed unless there is a temporary restriction due to risk of wildfires. Take note of current conditions and restrictions during your stay.
  • Camping is limited to 14 days during peak season (July through early September)

Campsite Overview

Indian Creek offers standard, nonelectric RV sites and tent campsites.

  • Back-in, gravel RV sites
  • Tent pads
  • Individual campfire rings
  • Picnic tables

If our list of incredible RV Parks doesn’t match the amenities and features you’re looking for, use Campspot to search and filter for other RV Parks near breathtaking Yellowstone.

Madison Arm Resort & Campground

  • Location: Southwest Montana, approximately 8 miles from the West Entrance of Yellowstone National Park at 5475 Madison Arm Rd, West Yellowstone, Montana (Highway 191 / Highway 20)
  • GPS Coordinates: 44.73759177356482, -111.1865407502836
  • Season: May through end of September
  • Full Hookups: Yes
  • Reservations: Reservations can be requested using the online reservation form or by calling 406-646-9328.

Madison Arm Resort is a perfect place to set up a home base if you love exploring the great outdoors. Enjoy an abundance of adventure opportunities, including boating, fishing, and swimming, as well as nearby spots for white water rafting, horseback riding, or backpacking exploration.


  • On-site convenience store offers groceries, RV supplies, camping supplies, propane, firewood, and a gift shop
  • Mail drop off
  • Marina with boats, canoes, kayaks, and paddle boards available for rent
  • Clean restrooms and hot showers (no additional fee)
  • Laundry room
  • Wi-Fi available

RV Sites Overview

Madison Arm offers RV sites, tent campsites, and cabins. The maximum RV length is 36 feet.

  • Back-in sites and a limited number of pull-thru RV sites
  • Full hookups with water, sewer, and 20/30/50-Amp electric service. Note that not all sites offer hookups.
  • Individual fire pits
  • Waterfront tent sites have a picnic table and a fire pit
Madison Arm RV Resort & Campground

Related Reading: Free Printable Checklist and Map of US National Parks

Mammoth Campground

  • Location: 5 miles from the North gate entrance, North Entrance Rd, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming
  • GPS Coordinates: N 44° 58′ 24.9942″ W 110° 41′ 35.6338″
  • Season: Open Year Round
  • Full Hookups: No
  • Reservations: First-come, first-served basis (no reservations) from October through April. Reservations are required from May through mid-October. Book your reservation through the National Park Service (

Mammoth Campground Notice

Mammoth is scheduled to reopen in 2024 (specific dates to be determined). It was closed following . If you want to stay near the North entrance and Mammoth Hot Springs, try Indian Creek Campground or Mammoth Hot Springs Hotel and Cabins.

Located inside Yellowstone National Park in the Mammoth Hot Springs area, Mammoth is the only campground within the park that is open year round.

White truck and fifth wheel parked near trees and picnic table at Mammoth Campground in Yellowstone National Park
Image courtesy of Mammoth Campground

Mammoth is the only campground within Yellowstone National Park that is open year round. (Note: The campground is under renovation and scheduled to reopen in 2024.)

Enjoy the exceptional natural surroundings. Fir and Juniper trees provide shade throughout the RV park, which is near beautiful fishing areas and hiking trails. Watch for wildlife, including osprey, eagles, bighorn sheep, mule deer, and elk, among other animals as they roam their natural habitat.


  • Open year-round
  • Trash and recycling station
  • Food storage lockers
  • Clean restrooms with flush toilets and sinks
  • Potable water
  • Wood and charcoal fires are permitted unless there is a temporary fire ban. Firewood is available for purchase.
  • Pets are allowed

RV Sites Overview

There are 85 sites for tents or RVs at Mammoth Campground in Yellowstone National Park. No hookups are available at Mammoth.

  • Back-in and Pull-through sites
  • Accommodates RVs and trailers. There are a limited number of sites that accommodate a total vehicle length of up to 75 feet. During winter, the maximum total vehicle length is 30 feet.
  • Picnic tables

We recommend using Campspot to easily search for other Yellowstone RV Parks

Yellowstone Holiday RV Campground

  • Location: Southwest Montana, approximately 13 miles from the West Entrance of Yellowstone at 16990 Hebgen Lake Rd, West Yellowstone, Montana
  • Season: Mid-May through end of September
  • Full Hookups: Yes
  • Reservations: Book your RV site using the online reservation system or by calling 406-646-4242. I recommend starting with their online reservation site to view photos and detailed descriptions of each site.

Fishing enthusiasts may enjoy staying at Yellowstone Holiday RV Campground & Marina situated along the beautiful Hebgen Lake Montana (a reservoir created by the Hebgen Dam). Hebgen Lake is home to Carp, Rainbow Trout, Brown Trout, and Brook Trout. A fishing license is required and can be purchased at the on-site camp store.

Yellowstone Holiday RV Campground


  • General store with snacks, drinks, propane, ice, fishing supplies, and more
  • Variety of outdoor activities, including fishing, water sports, volleyball, and horseback riding, hiking, and white-water rafting
  • Laundry facilities
  • Camper kitchen
  • Firewood available for purchase

RV Sites Overview

There are 36 RV sites, 16 cabins, and an on-site marina at Yellowstone Holiday Resort.

  • Back-in and pull-thru RV sites can accommodate big rigs
  • Full hookups with water, sewer, and 20/30/50-Amp electric service
  • Individual fire pits
  • Concrete patio
  • Picnic tables
  • Lakefront and mountain views

Also check out Madison Arm RV Resort, another great resort with a perfect location along Hebgen Lake.

Yellowstone RV Park

Location: North Gate Entrance, 121 Hwy, 89 South, Gardiner, Montana

This small RV Park offers 46 sites along the Yellowstone River, approximately one mile from the North entrance of Yellowstone National Park.

Image courtesy of Yellowstone RV Park


  • Two on-site bath houses with clean showers
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free Wifi access and cable TV
  • Parking available for tow vehicles
  • Tent sites available
  • Pet-friendly
  • Open ground fires are prohibited (propane allowed)
  • Quiet hours are from 10:00pm to 7:00am

RV Sites Overview

  • Back-in sites are 32-feet to 65-feet
  • Spacious pull-thru sites up to 40-feet in length
  • Full hookups with 30-Amp service, sewer and water hookups. Certain sites have 50-Amp electric service. Sewer hose outlet elbow required. Water pressure
  • 35′ wide sites allow for slide-outs and awnings
  • Personal propane fire pits allowed

Yellowstone Valley Inn RV Park

  • Location: East Entrance, 3324 North Fork Hwy, Cody, Wyoming
  • Season: May through September
  • Full Hookups: Yes

With an on-site restaurant and saloon, coffee bar, fitness center, pool and hot tub, and laundry, the Yellowstone Valley Inn RV Park may be the perfect place to set up your home base. In addition to the many campground amenities, enjoy an outdoor lifestyle by fishing along the Shoshone River, biking through Wapiti Valley, or hiking trails in the local area or (of course) in nearby Yellowstone National Park.

Head into Cody to visit the popular Buffalo Bill Center of the West, a collection of five museums as well as dining venues and entertainment events.

Check the website for promotions and specials. Previous specials have included a discount for veterans and Good Sam members.


  • Coffee bar open daily
  • Outdoor pool and indoor hot tub
  • On-site hot tub
  • Playground
  • Common fire rings and barbecues
  • Bath house with restrooms and showers
  • Coin-operated laundry facilities
  • Quiet hours start at 10:00pm
  • Small pets welcome

RV Sites Overview

  • 60+ RV sites up to 35′ x 60′
  • Full hook-up sites available with water, sewer, and 20/30-Amp or 30/50-Amp
  • Picnic tables
View of Bannock Peak of The Gallatin Range in Yellowstone National Park
Bannock Peak

Top Tips for Enjoying an RV Park Near Yellowstone

Here are a few key tips to help ensure your vacation travels to Yellowstone National Park are top-notch.

  • Check the campground websites before departing on your trip to confirm opening and closing dates as seasonal dates do change. Moreover, campgrounds within Yellowstone require a reservation (except for Mammoth).
  • Make a reservation as early as possible.
  • Big rig owners should call the RV park to ensure the roads and campsite can accommodate both your recreational vehicle and tow vehicle.
  • Most campsites within Yellowstone permit wood and charcoal fires unless restricted as a result of wildfire risk. Always check with the ranger station before lighting an open fire. Personal firewood is prohibited. Purchase wood onsite at the campground.
  • Some RV parks are restricted to hard-side recreational vehicles only. The reason is Yellowstone National Park is home to grizzly bears, black bears, and many other wildlife. Always be diligent about food cleanup and storage. Grills should be stored inside when not in use.

Additional RV Parks Near Yellowstone National Park

Other RV Parks Near Yellowstone

If you still haven’t found just what you’re looking for, here are a few more campgrounds to consider as you plan your next memorable RV trip.

Red Rock RV Park

The quiet, serene Red Rock RV park is located in Idaho, south of Henry’s Lake State Park and about 22 miles (30 minutes drive) from the west gate entrance of Yellowstone National Park.

Red Rock is pet-friendly and offers pull-through, full hookup sites with concrete pads. Campground amenities include clean washers and dryers, covered community patio and fire ring, pickleball court, and new bathhouse facilities.

If you stay at Red Rock, take advantage of the proximity to Red Rock Lakes National Wildlife Refuge. Call the office at 800-473-3762 for details about monthly rates.

Fairmont RV Resort

Location: 1700 Fairmont Road, Anaconda, Montana.

This may well be one of the best RV parks in Rocky Mountains. Surrounded by forest service land in Southwest Montana, the 15-acre Fairmont RV Resort offers incredible views of mountain peaks, forests, and streams. This is a great place for any outdoor enthusiast interested in the local fishing, hiking, skiing, and horseback riding, among other adventures.

Fairmont RV Resort has 116 full hookup RV sites with 30-Amp or 50-Amp service. You can enjoy spacious, clean restrooms and showers, laundry facilities, WiFi, and outdoor games. There is a dump station and water station on-site as well as a small convenience store with baked goods, snacks, toiletries, and camping supplies.

The campground is within walking distance to Fairmont Hot Springs Resort with a heated swimming pool, water slide, tennis courts, and a golf course.

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