At the north entrance to Yellowstone National Park, Mammoth Hot Springs hosts the Albright Visitor Center, Fort Yellowstone, Mammoth Terraces, a year-round campground and hotel, and many hiking trails.
Things to See and Do
- Mammoth Terraces
Strol along a one-mile easy boardwalk trail through the Lower Terraces or take a scenic drive through the Upper Terraces.
- Hiking Trails
A variety of hiking trails can be accessed from Mammoth Hot Springs. Try the easy Wraith Falls hike with the family, hike into the backcountry to Osprey Falls, or hike to the top of Bunsen Peak for panoramic views.
- Yellowstone North Entrance at Mammoth
Drive under the Roosevelt Arch to enter the park from Gardiner, Montana.
- Fort Yellowstone
Join a Ranger Led Walk through the historic Fort Yellowstone, now home to Park Headquarters and the Albright Visitor Center. Learn how the US Cavalry helped regulate use of the park when it was first established.
- Albright Visitor Center
The Albright Visitor Center and Museum at Mammoth Hot Springs is open year-round and provides interesting information about Yellowstone's history and wildlife.
- Winter Activities
As the only entrance that is open to vehicles year-round, Mammoth Hot Springs offers a number of winter activities including cross country skiing and snowshoeing, ranger programs, and the start of a scenic drive to the northeast corner of the park.
Lodging and Camping
- Hotel & Cabins
Take your pick from suites, basic hotel rooms, and cabins, all within easy walking distance to the Mammoth Terraces.
It's the only campground that's open year-round.