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Omaha, Nebraska
Reviewed 21 July 2015

Great central location to do upper loop one day and lower loop the next. Understand how to snag a site or you might lose out. Get a yellow form near the ranger station at the entrance to fill out and clip to the post of the site that is available. The whole process of finding a site seemed very haphazard....

2Thank OmahaNETraveller
Las Cruces, New Mexico
Reviewed 9 July 2015 via mobile

There are two types of camp ground in my mind; bare essentials or cityfolk. This is more of a cityfolk campground with a firewood vendor, and ice dispensing shed (sort of like a giant vending machine), very close campsites, and plenty of loud cityfolk. We loved our site and would stay there again if we returned, but understand what you...

2Thank leo r
Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 7 July 2015

The campground seemed well located, and with running water, but many spaces were close together, and finding a space is very awkward as I will explain. In preparation of arrival I read everything I could find about the campgrounds, reservations, and first-come-first-served sites, but I still did not fully understand how to get a site until failing to do so...

11Thank Pinman1
Reviewed 4 June 2015

We had a reservation in Madison but switched to Norris (which you can't reserve) because it is smaller and seemed quieter and more centrally located. We were there early in the first week of June and recommend that timing as It wasn't crowded yet. A lot of the campsites cleared out on Sunday, so Sunday late morning might be a...

7Thank Kirsten S
Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 22 November 2014

Luckily we got one of the biggest sites and so had comfort and privacy. Many of the sites are close together and some are on slopes so try and get there early for a place. Facilities are ok, slightly more basic than some of the other campgrounds in the park. Nice sunsets from the lake close to the campground.

2Thank teamflames
Fort Collins, Colorado
Reviewed 22 September 2014

OK, it might of been our one time experience, but it was disappointing. We got there early to get a site. Mostly it was close crowding, and the choice spots are always at a premium. I'm glad we signed up for one night, even though we were thinking of staying 3 nights. We bugged out the following morning. We had...

6Thank crestlinecolorado
Redmond, Oregon
Reviewed 14 September 2014

We visited after Laborious Day. Instead of lots on room as expected in was packed. Virtually no space between sites and no visual barriers. Late is the year it was a dust bowl. The is a much nicer and cheaper Forest Service CG outside the westpark gate (north about 8 miles) that we used. We would not even bother with...

6Thank Cariboo17
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Reviewed 21 August 2014 via mobile
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1Thank Isabelle C
Morro Bay, California, United States
Reviewed 19 August 2014 via mobile

Flush toilets, running potable water. Even plugins in the restrooms. Great campground. We came the evening before our intended check-in date to scout out campsites that would come available the next morning. Look at the short markers by the sites for the "out #," with the number representing the date the campers leave. Bring a pen so you can make...

12Thank TravellinFamilyof5
Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 9 August 2014

My husband and I (and 2 lg dogs) decided to do a last minute 5 night trip to YS in a 20 ft rialta. It is difficult to plan a trip to such an enormous park on a drive from Denver but thanks to visitor center YS magazines, we found Norris. If you really want peace of mind and to...

16Thank Siri R

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Additional Information about Norris Campground

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
Norris Campground Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming
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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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