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Yellowstone National Park Picnic Areas



There are 52 picnic areas in Yellowstone National Park. A list of the picnic areas as well as tables, grills, and restrooms are listed. Below that is an Image Map of the picnic area locations. Click on a picnic area name or number (on the image map below the listing) for additional information, pictures, and videos. There are tables at every picnic area, and most have restrooms. Not all picnic areas have grills for cooking. No open fires are allowed at any picnic area, cooking is allowed on the grills or a campstove. No fuel is provided, most visitors utilize campstoves or charcoal. No overnight camping is allowed in any picnic area in Yellowstone. It is a good idea to bring some type of hand sanitizer as not all restrooms provide it or they frequently run out.


Yellowstone National Park Picnic Areas
No. Name Tables Grills Restrooms   No. Name Tables Grills Restrooms
1
Arch Park 8 1 1Handicapped Accessible  
27
Snake River 15 8 1Handicapped Accessible
2
Gardner River 4 0 1Handicapped Accessible  
28
Grant Village 17 12 1
3
Albright 4 0 2  
29
West Thumb 5 0 1Handicapped Accessible
4
Mammoth 2 0 NB  
30
Hard Road to Travel 3 0 0
5
Lava Creek 5 0 1Handicapped Accessible  
31
Pumice Point 3 0 2
6
Sheepeater Cliff 5 0 1Handicapped Accessible  
32
Fisherman's Access 2 0 0
7
Appolinaris Spring 6 0 2  
33
Spruce-Fir Exhibit 4 0 0
8
Beaver Lake 9 0 1Handicapped Accessible  
34
Sand Point 18 0 4
9
Norris Meadows 16 4 1Handicapped Accessible  
35
Gull Point 21 0 1Handicapped Accessible
10
Virginia Cascasdes 6 0 2  
36
Bridge Bay 23 3 1Handicapped Accessible
11
Gibbon Meadows 9 0 1Handicapped Accessible  
37
Lake Village 2 0 0
12
Caldera Rim 3 0 1Handicapped Accessible  
38
Fishing Bridge 6 0 0
13
Iron Springs 5 0 1Handicapped Accessible  
39
Steamboat Point 4 0 1Handicapped Accessible
14
Gibbon Falls 7 0 0  
40
Sedge Bay 1 0 1Handicapped Accessible
15
Tuff Cliff 3 0 1Handicapped Accessible  
41
Sylvan Lake 3 0 1Handicapped Accessible
16
Madison River 9 0 1Handicapped Accessible  
42
Eleanor Lake 8 0 1Handicapped Accessible
17
Madison Junction 14 0 1  
43
Le Hardy 2 0 0
18
Firehole River 12 0 1  
44
Cascade 6 0 1Handicapped Accessible
19
Nez Perce 10 3 1Handicapped Accessible  
45
Nez Perce Ford 17 0 1Handicapped Accessible
20
Whiskey Flats 13 0 1Handicapped Accessible  
46
Otter Creek 8 0 0
21
East Lot 7 2 1Handicapped Accessible  
47
Chittenden Bridge 4 0 0
22
Spring Creek 10 2 1Handicapped Accessible  
48
Cascade Lake Trail 16 5 1Handicapped Accessible
23
DeLacey Creek 9 0 1  
49
Dunraven Road 12 0 1Handicapped Accessible
24
East Divide 14 0 1Handicapped Accessible  
50
Yellowstone 9 4 1Handicapped Accessible
25
Lewis Lake 9 0 2Handicapped Accessible  
51
Soda Butte Creek 4 0 1Handicapped Accessible
26
Cave Falls 3 0 1Handicapped Accessible  
52
Warm Creek 7 0 1Handicapped Accessible

Handicapped Accessible = Handicapped Accessible / NB = Nearby



Yellowstone National Park Picnic Areas Arch Park Picnic Area Gardner River Picnic Area Albright Picnic Area Sheepeater Cliff Picnic Area Mammoth Picnic Area Tuff Cliff Picnic Area Soda Butte Creek Picnic Area Warm Creek Picnic Area Madison River Picnic Area Lave Creek Picnic Area Yellowstone Picnic Area Lewis Lake Picnic Area Cave Falls Picnic Area Gardiner, Montana Silver Gate, Montana Cody, Wyoming West Yellowstone, Montana Jackson Hole, Wyoming Caldera Rim Picnic Area Iron Springs Picnic Area Steamboat Point Picnic Area Sedge Bay Picnic Area

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Yellowstone National Park Milage
  Old Faithful Grant Lake Canyon Mammoth Roosevelt
Old Faithful   19 38 42 51 61
Grant 19   24 40 73 59
Lake 38 24   17 49 36
Canyon 42 40 17   33 19
Mammoth 51 73 49 33   18
Roosevelt 61 59 36 19 18  

Milage Chart from Gardiner, Montana

Yellowstone National Park's North Entrance

North Entrance at Gardiner, Montana Less than a mile
Mammoth Hot Springs 5 miles
Tower 23 miles
Norris Geyser Basin 26 miles
Canyon 38 miles
Madison 40 miles
Northeast Entrance 52 miles
Silver Gate, Montana 53 miles
West Entrance 54 miles
West Yellowstone, Montana 54 miles
Yellowstone Lake 54 miles
Old Faithful 56 miles
Cooke City, Montana 56 miles
West Thumb 73 miles
East Entrance 81 miles
South Entrance 95 miles
Cody, Wyoming 134 miles
Jackson Hole, Wyoming 160 miles

* * * Cave Falls Campground * * *
US Forest Service Campground outside the southwest corner of Yellowstone near the Bechler Ranger Station and Cave Falls.




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