State Parks And Wildlife Refuges
Stop at these less-traveled parks and recreation areas on the way to Yellowstone.
On the road between Yellowstone and Glacier, stop at these fascinating state parks to stretch your legs and learn a bit of history.
Dig for crystals, catch a glimpse of stunning trumpeter swans, eat amazing sourdough pancakes and more in small-town Dillon, Mont., in Beaverhead County.
Soak in hot springs and see bison without the crowds in Thermopolis.
There’s a river south of Yellowstone National Park known for a peculiar vanishing act.
Take a sleigh ride and see more than 5,000 elk when they migrate to this lower elevation during the winter near Grand Teton National Park.
Family fun awaits in Davis County
While in the Yellowstone region, visit any of the numerous state parks including the Buffalo Bill Dam and Reservoir, Sinks Canyon, and Hot Springs.
21 wildlife refuges call Montana home protecting birds, bison, elk, and moose. Benton Lake is a shorebird site. Red Rock Lakes is 45 mins from the Park.
Wildlife and Rock Formations
Located in eastern Idaho just 38 miles from Yellowstone National Park, Harriman State Park offers many of the same natural wonders and wildlife viewing opportunities as its larger cousin, but with smaller crowds and lower entry fees.