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Gardiner Montana Blog

There is much to say about Yellowstone and the Northern Range. The Gardiner Blog offers new insights and ongoing updates about this fascinating region.

The Northern Range of Yellowstone National Park has the claim to fame of being the only area of the park that’s accessible by automobile year-round. But that doesn’t begin to tell the whole story of what makes these 600 square miles in the Lamar and Yellowstone river basins so spectacular. Located between the Gallatin Mountains to the southwest and the Absaroka Mountains to the northeast,…
Although snow still clings to the ground in the hills surrounding Gardiner, Montana, we're looking ahead to the transition of winter to spring and all that comes with it. Check out the latest on wildlife activity, park opening dates, and more from Nature's Favorite Entrance to Yellowstone National Park. Yellowstone Prepares for Opening DayMany of Yellowstone's roads are currently closed as crews work hard to…
If you follow the Yellowstone River as it snakes south through Paradise Valley, it’s easy to imagine early settlers pressing forward, by wagon and on horseback, deep into Yellowstone Country. When you make the journey now, you’ll most likely see herds of elk and deer grazing the valley floor before reaching the unassuming frontier town of Gardiner, Montana. Cradled between the soaring peaks of the Absaroka-Beartooth…
Yellowstone's winter season is winding down, but there's still time to plan a quick winter get-away! We recently jumped on the Grand Canyon Ski Tour with Yellowstone National Park Lodges, and we couldn't recommend a better way to experience Yellowstone's winter magic in one day. The trip is offered three times a week during the winter season, and is well worth adding to your national park bucket list.…
Local guides have been spotting all kinds of fascinating wildlife on their tours in northern Yellowstone! Here's a peek at some of the wildlife sightings that have taken place this winter:    Moose. River Otters. Red fox. Gray wolf. Bison.   All photos courtesy of Emil McCain from Yellowstone Wild LLC.
In winter, this land of fire and ice transforms into a world of stunning contrasts—frozen waterfalls, steamy geysers and hot springs, and glistening snow-capped peaks. Wildlife are easier to spot against the snow-covered landscape, and there are far fewer crowds and lines at the entrance gates. Although it may seem a little intimidating, a winter visit to Yellowstone is accessible to everyone with a little…
  Nature's favorite entrance to Yellowstone National Park offers cozy lodging, delicious meals, guided services and activities, and unique shops and services. Enjoy a fun-filled day exploring Yellowstone National Park, then relax and enjoy authentic Montana hospitality in our eclectic little town.  The following is a list of businesses open for the 2017-2018 season: Activities Adventure YellowstoneIn Our Nature Guiding ServiceMontana Guide ServicePark's Fly ShopYellowstone…
One of our favorite ways to experience Yellowstone Country is on a pair of cross-country skis. It’s a fantastic way to get outside and enjoy time with family and friends while taking in the rugged scenic beauty of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. Check out a few of our favorite trails from Paradise Valley to Gardiner to northern Yellowstone National Park. And after a fun-filled day…
If you ask almost any local, they will tell you winter is their favorite time of year here at Yellowstone’s North Entrance—and you really can’t blame them! From wildlife watching to winter recreation, come see for yourself why our quaint summer town turns into a winter wonderland when the snow falls. Cross-country Ski TrailsImagine gliding past steamy thermal features, wooly bison covered in frost, and…
The Gardiner Montana Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the community of Gardiner, Montana, is under final review to become an extension of Yellowstone National Park’s UNESCO biosphere reserve designation. What is a biosphere reserve, and what does this mean for the Gardiner community? Simply put, a biosphere reserve is an internationally recognized area that has been set aside to manage interactions between human…
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