Yellowstone Park Wildlife Guide

Near Yellowstone’s West Entrance

Yellowstone Park lodging and hotels are plentiful near the West Entrance of Yellowstone. Hotels, motels, inns, guest ranches, dude ranches, cabins and lodges are in abundance in this area. Some of the towns that can be accessed through this entrance include Butte and Missoula, MT, West Yellowstone and Salt Lake City, UT.

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...


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...

AmericInn in Rexburg, Idaho

Rexburg, ID | AmericInn

The newest hotel in the Upper Valley, just 5 minutes from Yellowstone Bear World and 90 minutes from the west entrance of Yellowstone National Park. Swimming pool, oversized guest rooms, 2-room suites, whirlpool suites, and 7 different theme suites. Read More...

Clubhouse Inn in West Yellowstone

West Yellowstone, MT | Clubhouse Inn

The Clubhouse Inn is a smoke free facility, located 2 blocks from the Park in West Yellowstone. All rooms renovated spring of 2006, continental breakfast, indoor pool, fridges, wireless internet. Read More...

Kelly Inn in West Yellowstone

West Yellowstone, MT | Kelly Inn

The Kelly Inn in West Yellowstone offers visitors a large indoor pool and hot tub, continental breakfast, and in-room fridge and microwave — all two blocks from the West Entrance of Yellowstone. Read More...

Three Bear Lodge Lobby

West Yellowstone, MT | Three Bear Lodge

The moment you arrive, you will realize this is no ordinary hotel. The rebuilt Lodge and remodeled Motel section offer a unique lodging experience to fit every budget. Read More...

Yellowstone West Gate Hotel

West Yellowstone, MT | Yellowstone West Gate Hotel

The West Gate Hotel is extremely clean and well maintained. Our professional and friendly staff is always available to help you with your travel needs. Our knowledge of the West Yellowstone area allows us to arrange for everything from fly fishing trips to guided tours of Yellowstone National Park. Read More...


West Yellowstone, MT | Holiday Inn
If you’re looking for the best Yellowstone lodging close to the Park’s West entrance, you’ve found it! The Holiday Inn® West Yellowstone is just three blocks from Yellowstone Park. We’re the premier destination for Yellowstone family vacations, memorable meetings and seasonal getaways.
315 Yellowstone Ave, West Yellowstone, MT 59758
(800) 646-7365

Fort Hall, ID | Buffalo Meadows RV Park
Buffalo Meadows RV Park offers amenities such as showers, water, onsite laundry facilities, sewer and power hookups as well as Teepees. Prices start at $20 a night.
I-15 Exit 80, Simplot Road, Fort Hall, ID 83203
RV Park (208) 237-8774 ext. 3030

Idaho RV Parks & Campgrounds
Set up camp in Idaho — Yellowstone’s less crowded next-door neighbor. Enjoy breathtaking scenery and legendary outdoor recreation. Go online or call for your free Idaho campground guide.
P. O. Box 7841, Boise, ID 83707
(800) VISIT-ID or (208) 345-6009

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. Go Horseback Riding in Yellowstone

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. 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...

9. Catch a Fish

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

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