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Canyon Village is your basecamp for exploring the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone River, one of the most popular features in Yellowstone National Park. With a campground, lodge, restaurant, and many viewpoints and trails, it's easy to spend at least a day in this area.
Canyon Village is located smack dab in the center of the park. Three roads lead to Canyon: Norris is 12 miles to the west; Tower Falls is 19 miles to the north; and Lake Village/Fishing Bridge is 16 miles to the south. If you are driving the park loop road, you'll run into Canyon Village along the eastern edge of the loop.
Lodging is available at the Canyon Lodge and Cabins, offering basic motel rooms and individual cabins. Or you can camp at one of the 270 campsites at Canyon Campground. Reservations can be made a the lodge, cabins, or campground: call 307-344-7311.
There are a few places to eat in Canyon Village. Try the Canyon Lodge Dining Room or Cafeteria. For supplies or picnics, there is also a general store, adventure gear store, and picnic shop.
Other services in the area include a ranger station, gas station, post office, and Visitor Center which offering information, book/gift shop, unique and educational exhibits, as well as backcountry information and permits.