Visitor Centers near Yellowstone National Park lodging:
Yellowstone Park offers many visitor centers throughout the park. One of the most frequently visited, which is open daily, year round is the Albright Visitor Center in Mammoth Hot Springs. The newly renovated center reopened to the public this spring. The building was originally built in 1909 by the U.S. Army, and used as bachelor officers’ quarters for the cavalry troops who originally protected the park. It became Albright Visitor Center in 1979. The building has been retrofitted to withstand seismic activity, and been remodeled for improved accessibility. It contains all new exhibits on park history, and the diverse wildlife found in the park.
Old Faithful Visitor Education Center is Yellowstone’s newest visitor center, offering dynamic exhibits on the unique hydrothermal features of the park. It’s located only 200 yards from Old Faithful, the most recognizable sight in Yellowstone.
The West Yellowstone Visitor Information Center is located in the West Yellowstone Chamber of Commerce, and is open daily, year round.
Other visitor centers in the park are open for part of the year, including: Canyon Visitor Education Center, Fishing Bridge Visitor Center, Grant Visitor Center, Madison Information Station, Museum of the National Park Ranger, Norris Geyser Basin Museum, and the West Thumb Information Center.
When staying at Luton’s Teton Cabins Yellowstone National Park lodging, it will enhance your experience to stop at one of the many visitor centers and learn more about the park, the amazing natural features, and the wildlife of the area.