Canyon Campground

The Location

Canyon Campground is located in the center of Yellowstone National Park about 40 miles from West Yellowstone very close to Canyon Village. It is one of the most popular campgrounds in Yellowstone so make your reservations in advance. This campground will make a great place to call home while you explore the park.

The Area

In the nearby Canyon Village you will find restaurants, a cafeteria, snack shop/deli, a gift shop, a general store with groceries, a gas station and a post office. Mt. Washburn is close by and is a great place to see all sorts of wildlife. Hayden Valley is just to the south and is another great place to see lots of wildlife including wolves and bears. Whether you are looking for hiking, fishing, sightseeing, or anything else, this is an awesome campground.

The Campground

Canyon Campground is open from May 25, 2018, until September 23, 2018. It is one of the most popular campgrounds in Yellowstone and has RV, ADA, tent and combination tent/RV sites available. Campsites for bikers and hikers are available at the rate of $7.75 per person. Unfortunately, there are no group sites available at this location. The restroom facilities are modern with flushing toilets and cold running water. Each campsite has a picnic table and fire pit with a grate. Food storage containers are available to keep the wildlife away from your food and are 22″ by 22″ by 48″. You can check up-to-date campsite availability here: Yellowstone Campground Availability.

Evening ranger programs are regularly scheduled from early June through late September. When you call to make your reservation you will need to give the size of your tent and/or the length of your RV and any other vehicles. Canyon Campground rates are per night, for one family or up to six people and do not include taxes or utility fee. You can schedule tours in advance at the activities desk located at the campground registration office. Reservations are required for Canyon Campground and you can make them by calling Xanterra Parks & Resorts at 866-GEYSERLAND (439-7375) or you can Book your Reservation Online.

RV Guests

Canyon Campground can accommodate RVs up to 40 feet long with pull-through and back-in sites. There are no utility hook-ups at this campground, but there is an RV dump station available. Due to freezing temperatures, the dump station may not be available early and late season.

Additional Information

  • Open May 25, 2018 – September 23, 2018
  • $30.00 per night
  • Reservations required
  • 273 campsites
  • Modern restrooms
  • Elevation of 7900′
  • Generators allowed 8am – 8pm
  • No group sites
  • Showers and laundry on site
  • Rates include 2 showers per night
  • Firewood sales on a limited basis
  • Snack and soda machines
  • Dish washing stations at restrooms
  • RV sites available for up to 40′
  • Dump station available
  • No hookups
  • Hiker and biker campsites available
  • ADA campsites are availible
  • All sites have a picnic table and firepit w/ grate

Canyon Campground Map

Download official Yellowstone map here: Yellowstone Park Map