Established in 1872, Yellowstone National Park is America's first national park. Located in Wyoming, Montana, and Idaho it is home to a large variety of wildlife including grizzly bears, wolves, bison, and elk. Preserved within Yellowstone National Park are Old Faithful and a collection of the world's most extraordinary geysers and hot springs, and the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone.
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West Yellowstone, Montana
Only 10 minutes/10 miles from Yellowstone, Parade Rest Ranch is the closest guest ranch to Yellowstone National Park’s entrance and Old Faithful Geyser.
Soak up the scenery from the porch of your cabin, the horse saddle or in a pair of fly-fishing waders. Our all-inclusive vacation packages combine authentic log cabin lodging with daily service, free Wi-Fi and Cell coverage, traditional ranch meals in both indoor and outdoor settings 3 times a day and unlimited horseback trail rides.
With the blue ribbon Grayling Creek flowing through the Ranch and 3 world renowned rivers close by, you can experience world-class fly-fishing and instruction on-site!
There are plenty of trails for hiking and biking and the nearby Hebgen Lake and Gallatin River provide great opportunities for kayaking, paddle boarding, sailing and whitewater rafting.
Take advantage of our Yellowstone summer tours which include a unique “Picnic in the Park” while you view the flora, fauna and geological wonders of the nation’s first park.
Be ‘At Ease’ at Parade Rest Ranch!
Paradise is just a short scenic trip of 3 hours to Cody and the Yellowstone Park east entrance over the Bighorn Mountains on US highway 16. In the early days of Paradise Ranch highway 16 was known as the "Black and Yellow" road as the ranch sits equidistant between the Black Hills of South Dakota and Yellowstone Park. Mount Rushmore, Devil's Tower and the Scenic Bighorn Mountains can all be experienced via the corridor into Yellowstone from Rapid City to America's first National Park.
Yellowstone National Park's Gardiner entrance is just 25 minutes away. We can pack a great lunch for you to take into our country's first national park. 2.5 million acres of incredible scenery and wildlife await.
The ranch location is 24 miles north of Yellowstone Park. However we recommend that you visit the park on your way to or from the ranch since it is 3 hours driving time.
Gallatin Gateway, Montana
We are just a short drive from the west entrance to Yellowstone Park! We'll pack you a lunch and an easy 110-mile "lower loop" day trip will allow you to see many of the most-popular sites.
The CM Ranch is located 60 miles from the south entrance of Yellowstone National Park. Most of our guests rent cars, and it is possible to take a day trip to Yellowstone during your stay here. However, you will miss something going on at the ranch so if you have the time, we recommend adding a day or two to the beginning or end of your ranch stay so that you can fully enjoy the park. We are always available to help with questions about Yellowstone and are happy to help with your plans.
Ten Sleep, Wyoming
Only a little over 3 hours from the ranch is the East Entrance of Yellowstone National Park. We strongly encourage our guests to take some time, either before or after their visit to the ranch, to travel over and go through the lower loop of Yellowstone. This lower loop offers many viewing opportunities for animals, beautiful plants, and the highlighted areas of Yellowstone.
The ranch is about 1.5 hours from the south gate of Yellowstone and the entrance to Teton National Park. Some guests choose to do a day trip from the ranch but the majority of our guests choose to arrive a couple of days early to visit the parks before coming to the ranch.
Klondike is a 3 hour drive from Cody, WY and the East Entrance of Yellowstone National Park. It is a beautiful drive over to Cody, WY and the drive up to the entrance is incredible, plus once you get into the park it is nothing up astonishing sights and views for miles. The East entrance is a great distance from the prime wildlife viewing spots, great hiking trails, and the highlighted places to visit in Yellowstone. You do not want to miss out on the opportunity to go experience Yellowstone.
We are only 100 miles from Yellowstone Park. We suggest a couple day visit to Yellowstone prior your trip to UCO. You will be ready for the quite relaxed time at the ranch. Some of our guest do day trips to the park.
On Friday, we pack a picnic lunch and tour Yellowstone National Park in the ranch vehicles. We tour the whole "Lower Loop" of the Park which includes Sylvan Pass, Fishing Bridge, Yellowstone Lake, West Thumb, Old Faithful, Madison, Norris Geyser Basin, Canyon and Yellowstone Falls, and Yellowstone River. We eat the picnic lunch at Old Faithful Lodge. We depart at 8 a.m., and return at approximately 6 p.m.. It is an exciting day filled with geysers, spectacular views, and wildlife.
The 7D Ranch is about an hour from the NE Entrance of Yellowstone National Park. A special hiking and/or fishing trip is offered into Yellowstone Park on Thursdays. Yellowstone trips focus on the northern part of the Park from the Lamar Valley to the Mammoth Hot Springs (about 2.5-3 hours of driving to the Springs). Hiking excursions range from 3 to 5 miles depending upon interests. All guests pack a picnic lunch and any gear necessary for an all-day outing. Lunch may be eaten on the trail, beside a lake, or at a picnic location.
The ranch is located about 45 miles south of Yellowstone National Park. Take a break during your stay with us and let the ranch send you off to the Park with one of our hearty and delicious sack lunches after breakfast here and you'll be back in time for dinner. Or, leave us after a week and plan to stay at the Old Faithful Inn for a couple days and really explore what the Park has to offer. Either way, you won't want to miss the chance to see Yellowstone's beauty when you're this close!
Yellowstone National park is approximately an hour and thirty munutes north of the ranch. Highway 20 North will take you into West Yellowstone, Montana and the entrance to the park.
Big Sky, Montana
Lone Mountain Ranch is located in the heart of Yellowstone Country just 18 miles from the Northwest Corner and 48 miles from the town of West Yellowstone. Experience the backcountry of Yellowston with our naturalist guides. Take a day long interpretive trip into the Park where you will learn about the wildlife, unique geothermal features, history and "inside secrets" of America's first national park. During the winter, our Nordic guides lead snowcoach tours into the Park's interior where you can ski past wintering herds of elk and bison and thermal features. This excursion into Yellowstone's winter wonderland is a "must do" on any winter visitors list.
The South entrance of Yellowstone is about a 2 hour drive from the ranch. America's first National Park, Yellowstone is home to a large variety of wildlife and
a collection of the world's most extraordinary geysers and hot springs.
Lost Creek Ranch is located just an hour away from the South Entrance to Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Park. Take advantage of the distance between the entrance and the ranch because there are not many places that are as close to these parks as we are. We strongly encourage our guests to add on some time to their vacation to go explore the national parks. You can venture into the parks during your stay, but you do not want to feel rushed while seeing all the beauty they have to offer. To request a brochure: firstname.lastname@example.org
Gallatin Gateway, Montana
Located just 33 miles from the West Entrance of Yellowstone National Park sits the beautiful and rustic Elkhorn Ranch. Elkhorn Ranch is the perfection location to experience the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem and step foot into Yellowstone National Park proper. To be able to see so many different species of animals and plants as well as the famous gysers and waterfalls, is quite phenomenal. It is not everyday most people get to see that, we are lucky and have the opportunity to do so. We want to share that opportunity with each of our guests, so if you are looking to explore Yellowstone National Park on your vacation, Elkhorn Ranch is the place for you!
160 miles, about a 2.5 hr drive from the ranch is the first ever national park. We offer guided tours from the Hideaway to visit Yellowstone National Park for an added fee. It is also a great attraction to visit before or after your stay at the ranch and we highly encourage our guests to take a few days to see all the park has to offer. You do not want to feel rushed when going through this beautiful national park.
Triangle X Ranch is a short 35 mile drive from the south entrance of Yellowstone National Park. A day trip to Yellowstone from Triangle X is very popular with our guests. We are located close enough to Yellowstone you can hit most of the major points of interest in one day.
Only 30 miles from the Northern entrance of Yellowstone National Park, Mountain Sky Guest Ranch offers specialty rides, guided tours and fly-fishing in the world's first national park.
Take a drive just a little over an hour from the Red Rock Ranch and you will find the South Entrance of Yelllowstone National Park and Grand Teton National Park. Drive through Grand Teton and find yourself in Yellowstone experiencing all the wildlife, plants, waterfalls, rivers, mountains, and lakes of the greater Yellowstone Ecosystem has to offer. The South Entrance provides great opportunities to see an abundance of wildlife as well as gysers and hot pots.
We are located 110 miles from West Yellowstone. It is about a 2 hour very scenic drive from the ranch. From the West Entrance of Yellowstone National Park you will be in a great location to see the prime animal viewing spots as well as the highlighted places to see while in the park. Most guests choose to add a few days onto their stays in order to experience the entire park without being rushed.
The Triangle C is located 62 miles from the southern entrance to Yellowstone National Park (approximately 1 hour & 15 minutes). The Triangle C provides an all day excursion into Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks on Wednesdays. This trip is included in your 6 day 5 night Ranch Vacation! This is a great added accommodation considering it can be expensive to get into the park, plus with a guided trip you get to see all of the highlights of the parks!
Gallatin Gateway, Montana
Located just 35 miles from the West Entrance of Yellowstone National Park sits the charming Covered Wagon Ranch. Experience the world's first national park while staying at the ranch. An easy day trip down the park will be an adventure you and your family will never forget! The West Entrance provides the best animal viewing spots as well as an easy trip to the main gysers and highlighted areas of Yellowstone. If you are looking to incorporate a national park trip into your vacation, Covered Wagon Ranch is the place to stay!
Included in your dude ranch stay is a trip and tour of Yellowstone National Park. Located just 8 miles from the ranch, it is only a short drive to experience Yellowstone. This is a fantastic accommodation the ranch offers considering most people do not get the time to experience Yellowstone. Being so close to the East Entrance of the park is an added bonus because we get to see many of the park animals at ranch!
Big Timber, Montana
Sweet Grass Ranch is located 2 1/2 hours from the north entrance to Yellowstone National Park. The ranch can arrange to take guests on a long day-trip through the Park, at an extra charge. Alternatively, guests often add a few days to their week at the ranch to be able to tour Yellowstone in a more leisurely fashion and enjoy the wonderful features of America's first National Park.
We are located only two and a half hours from the North Entrance of Yellowstone National Park. It is a beautiful and scenic drive and is well worth the trip before or after your time at the ranch.
Flat Creek Ranch is the perfect complement to your Yellowstone National Park visit. After you have taken in the sites of the park, slip back in time to our historic ranch tucked inside the Bridger Teton nation forest. With our 3 night minimum stay and just 5 cabins, Flat Creek Ranch completes your authentic Wyoming experience. Or enjoy a 5 night combination stay including our back country wilderness camp. Either way we offer an intimate quiet getaway.
Wolf Creek, Montana
West Yellowstone is 183 miles from the ranch. The Rocking Z is centered between Yellowstone and Glacier National Parks. It is a great add on to your week in Montana. The scenic drive following the rivers that begin in Yellowstone is worth it.
We are just 32 miles from the south entrance to Yellowstone. It's very easy to leave the ranch after breakfast and tour the "lower loop" of Yellowstone, enjoy a delicious picnic lunch in an out of the way spot and be back to the ranch in plenty of time for dinner.
Located two hours east of Yellowstone National Park, we encourage our guests to incorporate a trip to Yellowstone either before or after their stay with us at The Hideout.
Teton Village, Wyoming
Yellowstone National Park is located just an hour and a half north of the ranch's front gate. Travel through Grand Teton National Park as you take a leisurely drive to Yellowstone's park entrance. We'll even pack you a picnic lunch so you can have a relaxing meal amongst the numerous rivers, lakes and warm springs.