WHERE TO STAY NEAR YELLOWSTONE PARK
Lodging Options Less than a mile from Yellowstone
Convenient access to Lamar Valley in Yellowstone National Park
Lamar Valley known as America's Serengeti is unique in so many ways. It is considered a hotspot for animal viewing. Wolfs, bison, bears, pronghorn, bald eagles and more. Located in the northeastern part of the park the famous Lamar Canyon wolf packs roam the valley and can be spotted frequently.
Lamar Valley is also home to Lamar Buffalo Ranch. Comfortable cabins available to participants in field seminars provide a perfect base for bison observation. For travelers wishing to stay close to Lamar Valley, the town of Silver Gate approximately 1 mile from the northeast entrance is home to several cabins, a motel, and even a large lodge.
The art of finding good lodging near Yellowstone Park!
It's not easy. Summer season is traditionally a difficult time to find last-minute lodging options inside or close to the park. Normally it is required to book lodging inside the park many months in advance. Most visitors stay outside of the park and make daily treks inside the park.
A hidden gem sits less than a mile from the northeast entrance to the park towards the nearest entrance to Lamar Valley. A gateway into the park over the Beartooth Mountains for many years. Model-T's used to drive over the pass through Cooke City and Silver Gate into the park.
What to do in and around Yellowstone National Park
Vacation time is best spent filled with activities for the kids and relaxation for the adults. Yellowstone is no stranger to the draw of summer crowds and with that comes ways to spend the time.