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Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed just one night in a tent, but we love the place! Campsites are in the trees, with view on a small river (loop A). Deers and squeeells were our guests :) very calm and peacefull place. I would comeback again.

1Thank Katerina L
Pewaukee, Wisconsin
Reviewed 16 September 2016

Husband and I setup basecamp here on our trip to Yellowstone for about a week. Arrived about 9:00 on a Thursday in late August. Found a lot of the sites to be too close together but that is my pet peeve at all campgrounds. We stayed at campsite 82 and it was roomy enough but felt out in the open....

2Thank lschmeck
Mukilteo, Washington
Reviewed 10 September 2016

As mentioned by other reviewers this is a first come, first serve campground and you do need to get in line early. We arrived at 2 am, too early, but had traveled through the night and needed to stop. We were rewarded with out sleeping in the car with a wonderful campsite, double space for vehicle, extra large tent pad,...

1Thank mukilteomike44
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

I got here about 730 and waited in line almost an hour for a spot. The campgrounds were nice and spacious so there was a feeling of privacy. No amenities besides bathrooms and water. No cell service at all or showers. I stayed 2 nights and enjoyed it. Great base for exploring yellowstone.

1Thank rebus20
Arlington, Massachusetts
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

This campground is so fantastic. The sites are far enough apart to have some privacy and each site has a picnic table, food storage locker, and campfire pot thing. I could hear all of the bears grunting at night! So cool. The only thing is I wish they had more restrooms.

1Thank Rebecca G
Reviewed 7 August 2016

If you're like me and you find yourself with a week's vacation but failed to make camping reservations months ago, Norris Campground is perfect because it truly is available on a first-come-first serve basis. The way it works is straight forward. You'll turn off into the campground drive at 6:00 a.m. and see vehicles already lined up. You'll park behind...

10Thank Justin L
Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Reviewed 28 July 2016

This camp site works on a first come basis and does not take reservations. To ensure you stand a chance of getting a site you must arrive at least by 7am to the campsite and get immediately in line at the registration office. The office opens at 8am and is organised by very efficient, friendly staff. The campsite itself has...

2Thank mexistu
Naperville, Illinois
Reviewed 27 July 2016

The campground was nice and though spaces can be small, we didn't feel too crowded. Lots of bison roaming around at the entrance. Lots were wooded and toilets for the most part were clean and maintained. It is essential to get there early in the morning and be prepared to wait in line for a space. Check out is not...

2Thank Dan R
Reviewed 12 July 2016

Good location right along Grand Loop Road and in walking distance of the Norris Basin. Make sure to be there early, as the campground usually fills up by 9 am at the latest, and there normally is a long waiting line (no reservations). The campground offers clean bathrooms with flush toilets and a dish sink; no showers, but that is...

2Thank Charlottenburger
Reviewed 10 July 2016

Excellent central location for a no-reservation campground. Enter the west entrance of YNP for this campground. We were there on the Wednesday before the 4th of July weekend 2016 at 5:20am and were second in line. More than 18 campsites available that day. Were told that some in line the day before had to be turned away. Do not look...

3Thank AmyWatson916 W

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Address: Mammoth-Norris Road, Yellowstone National Park, WY
Region: United States > Wyoming > Yellowstone National Park
Number of rooms: 116
Also Known As:
Norris Campground Hotel Yellowstone National Park
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“See if you can get a site in Loop A . Our site was #13 and was right on the river”
mukilteomike44, 10 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Away from the bathrooms will be more quiet”
mexistu, 28 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Some spots are not so level if you are tent camping. Ask if you can see the spot first. The upper circle is a bit more quite.”
danr699, 27 Jul 2016 | Read review
“You don't get to pick your site, you get what you get.”
michellecG8620VS, 30 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Get there EARLY to find a space.”
AnntAnns, 26 Sep 2015 | Read review
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