Yellowstone Vacations pet policies

Pet Policy


Seasonal Closure Announcement

All Yellowstone National Park entrances and park roads are now temporarily closed in preparation for the winter season, EXCEPT for the road between the North Entrance and Northeast Entrance (open year-round, weather permitting).

The North Entrance is OPEN! Visitors can enter through the historic Roosevelt Arch, then take Old Gardiner Road directly into Mammoth.

Conditions permitting, all other entrances and roads are projected to open to oversnow travel by snowmobile and snowcoach at 8:00 AM on December 15.

For additional information, please visit the National Park Service website


Welcome Guest and Pet,

Thank you for choosing a Yellowstone Vacations property. From the moment you enter one of our unique hotels until your departure, every member of our team has a personal commitment to exceed your expectations. There are many attractions and activities in and around Yellowstone that are sure to make your visit memorable.

Pets are permitted (with NO PET FEE!) at the Explorer Cabins at Yellowstone, the Holiday Inn® West Yellowstone, and Gray Wolf Inn & Suites. Pets are also permitted for a small fee at the Ridgeline Hotel® at Yellowstone. Pets are not permitted at Yellowstone Park Hotel in West Yellowstone, MT. The Jim Bridger Explorer Cabins in Gardiner, MT accepts service animals only.

Please review our Pet Policies* below:

Thank you again for your patronage. Please feel free to contact the hotel operator by dialing "0" if there is anything you need throughout your stay.

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