Bridge Bay Marina, Yellowstone Lake

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Bridge Bay Marina

Bridge Bay Marina offers boat rentals, scenic cruises, a small store, nearby campground, picnic areas, and great views of Yellowstone Lake.

What services and activities are available at Bridge Bay Marina?

  • Boat Rentals
    Boat rentals (outboards and rowboats) are available at Bridge Bay Marina on a first come first serve basis.
  • Scenic Boat Cruises
    One hour boat tours are available at Bridge Bay Marina. Cruise the lake on the Lake Queen and learn about the history of the area while looking for wildlife.
  • Fishing
    While the Bridge Bay Marina and inlet are closed to fishing you can stroll along the banks of Yellowstone Lake and fish or book a guided fishing boat to explore the lake. Reservations are required: (307) 344-7311. Make sure you have a fishing permit for the park!
  • Small Store
    A small store at Bridge Bay Marina offers recreation gear, snacks, souvenirs, and fast food.
  • Campground
    Open from late May to early September, many visitors who enjoy a lakeside setting will love camping at Bridge Bay Campground.
  • Ranger Station
    A ranger station is available right in Bridge Bay to answer any visitor questions and issue permits.
  • Hike or Bike to Natural Bridge
    Natural Bridge is a 51 foot cliff cut by Bridge Creek. You can follow the trail to Natural Bridge from either the Bridge Bay Marina or the Campground. It's one of the few trails in the park that allows bikes. Bike rentals are only available in Old Faithful so bring your own if you want to ride. From the Marina, the hike takes about 1-2 hours and covers 3 miles round-trip.

Where is the Bridge Bay Marina?

Bridge Bay Marina Yellowstone is located south of Lake Village, on the northern tip of Yellowstone Lake. It is twenty-one miles northeast of West Thumb.

When can I visit Bridge Bay?

Bridge Bay Yellowstone is only accessible during the spring, summer, and fall. During the winter months some snowcoach and snowmobile tours offer access to the lake but the only services are a small warming hut.