Grand Prismatic Spring. Midway Geyser Basin. Yellowstone National Park. Wyoming. USA. (Photo by: Peter Adams/Avalon/Universal Images Group via Getty Images)
Plan A Budget Friendly Stay In Yellowstone With This Fun Option
The price of staying at Yellowstone's lodges has increased significantly in the last five years, so reserving one of the park's campgrounds is the best way to visit on a budget.
Camping in Yellowstone's 12 campsites offers visitors the opportunity to get closer to nature and is more budget-friendly than many other lodging options at $20-$45 a night.
If you want to pitch your tent off the beaten path, you'll need a backcountry camping permit. Be ready to reserve a permit as soon as they go up on
A permit drastically expands your options, and they only cost about $10 per night. For those planning to spend a lot of time in Yellowstone, there is also a $50 annual pass.