Gateway Towns

The towns near Yellowstone's five entrances offer convenient access to the park, and each have a unique character, vacation activities, and attractions all their own. Whether you stay in Gardiner, Cody, West Yellowstone, Island Park, Cooke City, or Jackson, you will find many recreational activities within a stone's throw from Yellowstone National Park.

A girl sticks her feet into Lake Hebgen near West Yellowstone, Montana

7 Sights in West Yellowstone

The town of West Yellowstone sits right at the West Entrance to Yellowstone. Here are the top 7 ways to avoid the park’s crowds and see the best of the area.

View of the Shoshone River from the Buffalo Bill Dam

Find the Wild West in Cody

Locals like to brag Cody, Wyo., and the surrounding area is where your great American adventure begins. Here is our list of the top 9 things to do.