Yellowstone Park Wildlife Guide

Near Yellowstone’s North Entrance

If you stay near the North Entrance of Yellowstone Park (in beautiful Montana mountain communities stretching from Gardiner to Bozeman and Livingston), you’ll have quick and easy access to the historic Roosevelt Arch and to the beautiful and aptly named – Paradise Valley in Montana which is parallel to the Yellowstone River and surrounded by huge mountain ranges.


Big Sky, MT | 320 Guest Ranch

Whatever your family size or group needs, the 320 Guest Ranch has a combination that’ll work for you. Choose from private historic cabins or cozy rooms with a fireplace to 2-bedroom riverfront cabins or luxury log homes. Read More...

Big Sky Resort in Winter

Big Sky, MT | Big Sky Resort

Just 18 miles from the border of the nation’s first national park, Big Sky Resort is the ultimate adventure basecamp to Yellowstone. And while Big Sky is a big-name destination during the winter for superlative skiing and snowboarding, the resort’s full menu of summertime activities make it a true year-round attraction. Read More...

Dude Rancher's Association

Dude Rancher’s Association

We are the Original all inclusive Western Vacation, representing over 100 ranches in 12 western states and two Canadian Provinces. Read More...

Fairmont Hot Springs Pool in Winter

Fairmont, Mt | Fairmont Hot Springs Resort

Located halfway between Yellowstone National Park and Glacier National Park, the Resort is really a destination all its own. Enjoy a full-service resort that provides golf, swimming, water slides, lodging, and venues for conventions and gatherings. Read More...


Montana Dude Ranchers’ Associaton

Guest ranch lodging and recreation in Montana. This kind of a vacation is for everyone, both experienced and beginner riders. Your complete package includes all meals, lodging and ranch activities. Read More...

Montana | Townhouse Inns
With locations all over Montana, TownHouse Inns are sure to deliver a comfortable stay for you and your family.  Our locations include:  Butte, Dillion, Shelby, Helena, Great Falls, Havre, Miles City, Big Timber, Columbus, and Conrad.  Check out the “stay an play deal” or “stay and save deal” for cash back on gas and Casino game play when staying with TownHouse Inns of Montana.  See you soon!

Montana | Montana Dude Ranchers’ Association 
This kind of a vacation is for everyone, both experienced and beginner riders. Your complete package includes all meals, lodging and ranch activities.
(406) 287-9878

Gardiner, MT | Flying Pig Rafting and Vacation Rental
Yellowstone Vacation Rental on the Yellowstone River. Stunning views of the park, 40 ft deck with BBQ, private fishing access, spiral staircase, full kitchen, hardwood floors, sleeps up to 10.
511 Scott Street, Gardiner, MT 59030
(866) 807-0744

Billings, MT | Best Western Kelly Inn & Suites
One of Billings newest & best lodging facilities. Smoke free facility, water playland, continental breakfast, log exterior, easy access of I-90.
4915 Southgate Drive, Billings, MT 59101
(406) 256-9400


Top Ten Things to do in Yellowstone

1. Take a Hike

To explore Yellowstone’s wild side, get off the beaten path and onto the park’s 1,300-mile trail system. Read More...

2. Watch Geysers Erupt

Yellowstone is the largest active geyser field in the world. Read More...

3. Go Rafting

Looking for an escape from the summer heat? Can’t beat a whitewater rafting adventure! Read More...

4. Experience the Grand Canyon of Yellowstone

The Grand Canyon of Yellowstone is breathtaking!

5. Attend a Powwow

Powwows serve to preserve the rich heritage of Native American culture and allow tribal members to participate in traditional rituals. Read More...

6. Ride a Horse

No other activity fulfills the Western dream for families visiting this region like a horseback ride. Read More...

7. Go Camping

One of the best ways to experience the Yellowstone region is by spending a night or more under the stars. Read More...

8. Catch a Fish

Fishing in Yellowstone is an experience that compares with few other places on earth. Read More...

9. Watch a Rodeo

Every town in Yellowstone country has a rodeo. Try Cheyenne Frontier Days, Cody Nite Rodeo, Rock Springs’ Red Desert Rodeo or Lander’s Pioneer Days Rodeo. Read More...

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