Yellowstone National Parkis located in Wyoming,Idaho and Montana. It was first established by U.S. Congress and President Ulysses S. Grant in 1872. It is one of the most beautiful places in America and is home to a wide variety of animals includingwolves,grizzly bears, elk and bison. Up until the nineteenth century, this area was home for the past 11,000 years to many tribes of Indians.
Yellowstone National Parkencompasses approximately 3500 square miles of lakes, rivers, canyons and waterfalls. It was the very first national park to be established by the U.S. government and it contains many natural phenomenon such as Old Faithful Geyser. The park is home to a wide variety of nature’s most beautiful creations including theGrand Canyon of the Yellowstone.
SurroundingYellowstone National Parkare many beautiful lakes, rivers, lush green valleys and canyons. Because of its popularity, there are dozens, if not hundreds of campgrounds, cabins and RV parks. Thousands of tourists visit Yellowstone National Park each year to experience its beauty and rich natural wonders.
Hebgen Lake is located near the West Yellowstone entrance. This gorgeous lake provides some incredible opportunities for fishing, boating and all sorts of water sports. Hebgen Lake in southwest Montana, is also well known for a 7.5 magnitude earthquake which occurred there in 1959. The earthquake formed a six mile long, 190 feet deep lake known as Quake Lake which is also a popular vacation destination and is right downstream from Hebgen Lake.
There are an endless number of activities in and around Yellowstone National Park such as hiking, horseback riding and llama riding. You can also rent jet skis, boats and bicycles at many places in and around the park. There are a great many beautiful cabins and cottages as well as RV campgrounds and other lodging near Yellowstone National Park and Hebgen Lake Marina.
Often tourists come from all over the world to visit Yellowstone National Park and the surrounding areas. Whatever type of accommodations you are looking for, you can easily find. Some of the cabins near Yellowstoneare very rustic and you only have the bare necessities and must even go outside to find a restroom. Some people enjoy that more natural experience when visiting the park.
However, you can also find five star hotels. Usually, tourists enjoy a mix of rustic and modern and opt for a homey cabin which has a nice kitchen and bath and all of the conveniences of home. Yellowstone Holiday provides cabins like these with all the amenities and comforts while still giving tourists the fun, outdoor experience. Some cabins at Yellowstone Holiday can accommodate up to 8 people and have nice kitchens and comfy beds, so you can enjoy your vacation time at Yellowstone National Park.
The busiest month of the year for Yellowstone and its surrounding attractions is July. Though there are many cabins to rent in Yellowstone, in order to get a nice cabin or cottage, it’s important to call ahead and make a reservation. Yellowstone Holiday also provides games and fun activities like horseshoes and cookouts for its visitors. West Yellowstone camping is fun for the whole family.
Advance reservations are not needed to enter the park. The entrance fee is $25 for a private, noncommercial vehicle; $20 for each snowmobile or motorcycle; or $12 for each visitor 16 and older entering on foot. This fee provides you with a 7-day entrance permit for both Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks. Annual and Lifetime Passes are available.