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Yellowstone Park packages,visiting Yellowstone in Summer

  1. By kevin
  2. On Aug 6, 2018
  3. North America
  4. Travel Tips

Discover Yellowstone Park travel guide about what season is best for you by reviewing our seasonal highlights,then check the schedule to see when roads open and close.Book the Yellowstone Park packages on the site,and visit Yellowstone in Summer.Once roads open for the summer season,they are not gated at night and people may enter/exit the park 24 hours a day,seven days a week.

Yellowstone Park packages,visiting Yellowstone in Summer

Travel in Yellowstone during Summer:

June

Visitation:moderate to high

Services:limited to full

Access:all roads open

Suggested Activities:boating,camping,fishing(lakes),hiking&backpacking(lower elevations),ranger-led programs,wildlife watching

Highlights:bears less visible as they move to higher elevations,bighorn sheep calving(Lamar Valley,Calcite Springs Overlook),cutthroat trout spawning,elk calving(Mammoth Hot Springs),mountain goats calving(northeast entrance),wildflowers(arrowleaf balsamroot),songbirds in full song,waterfalls flowing at full volume,high water limits access to backcountry campsites and popular swimming areas

Significant Dates:Mid-June:boating services open on Yellowstone Lake,most campgrounds open on or before June 15

Yellowstone Park packages,visiting Yellowstone in Summer

July

Visitation:high

Services:full

Access:all roads open

Suggested Activities:boating,camping,fishing(lakes,rivers,and streams),guided-trips,hiking&backpacking(all areas),horseback riding,ranger-led programs,wildlife watching

Highlights:bison rut(Lamar&Hayden valleys),mosquitos,wildflowers(at higher elevations),river levels drop(opening up many backcountry campsites)

August

Visitation:high

Services:full

Access:all roads open

Suggested Activities:hiking&backpacking(all areas),boating,camping,fishing,guided-trips,horseback riding,ranger-led programs,wildlife watching

Highlights:bison rut(Lamar&Hayden valleys),wildfire smoke can obscure views

Significant Dates:August 25-National Park Service Birthday