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West Yellowstone, Montana, is a rustic mountain town nestled between National Forest lands and is the gateway to Yellowstone National Park. It is only a mile from the park entrance, and the town's airport is the closest to the park, and to attractions like Old Faithful.

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Welcome sign West Yellowstone, Montana

By planeEdit

Get aroundEdit

West Yellowstone town center, including the museum, shops and restaurants, is small enough to easily walk around.


  • Yellowstone Museum, 104 Yellowstone Ave (in the old Union Pacific Station Building). Mid-May to mid-Oct. Shows a history of Yellowstone National Park and the tourist train service to West Yellowstone. Includes a collection of historic railway china. $6.



There is a large variety of local souvenirs available from the many shops in West Yellowstone.


  • Running Bear Pancake House, 538 Madison Ave. Excellent breakfast place. Known for their pancakes, but other items are delicious also.



West Yellowstone is very much a tourist gateway to Yellowstone National Park and a large variety of accommodation options are available.


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Routes through West Yellowstone
Idaho FallsIsland Park  W   E  Yellowstone N.P.Casper
BozemanBig Sky  N   S  Yellowstone N.P.Grand Teton N.P.
HelenaThree Forks  N   S  Yellowstone N.P.Grand Teton N.P.

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