Norris Campground

The Location

Norris Campground is centrally located in Yellowstone National Park about 30 minutes from West Yellowstone, Montana. It is very close to the Norris Geyser Basin and about 12 miles from Canyon Village. This campground is truly in a central location in Yellowstone National Park with good access to many of the parks main attractions.

The Area

Canyon Village is about 12 miles away from Norris Campground and is the closest area to stock up on supplies. Here you will find restaurants, a cafeteria, snack shop/deli, a gift shop, a general store with groceries, a gas station, a post office and many other amenities. The Norris Geyser Basin is the biggest attraction in this area with some of the hottest and most dynamic thermal features in the park, it is just a 10-minute hike away. Also at Norris Campground, you will see the Gibbon River winding through the grassy meadow it makes for some great fishing and a great spot to go swimming in the hot summer. Elk are very common in this area so keep your eyes out for these giant creatures wandering through the campground.

The Campground

Norris Campground is open from May 25, 2018, until September 24, 2018, and is operated on a first-come, first-served basis. There are 100 campsites 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″. Don’t be surprised if you see some elk wandering through Norris Campground as they are very common in the area. Evening ranger programs are regularly scheduled during the summer months. You can check up-to-date campsite availability here: Yellowstone Campground Availability.

RV Guests

Norris Campground has a limited number of spaces for RVs up to 50′. There are no utility hook-ups at this campground, and there is no RV dump station available. The closest dump station is located 12 miles east in Canyon Village.

Additional Information

  • Open May 25, 2018 – September 24, 2018
  • $20.00 per night
  • Campsites are first-come, first-served
  • 111 campsites
  • Modern restrooms
  • Elevation of 7500′
  • Generators allowed 8am – 8pm
  • Firewood sales on a limited basis
  • RV sites available for 30′ and 50′
  • No dump station
  • No hookups
  • Hiker and biker campsites available
  • ADA campsites are availible
  • All sites have a picnic table and firepit w/ grate

Norris Campground Map

Download official Yellowstone map here: Yellowstone Park Map