Gardiner, MT

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Getting to Gardiner Montana

By Car

Gardiner is easily accessed by automobile. From the north, take U.S. Highway 89 from Livingston, Montana. Follow the beautiful Paradise Valley along the Yellowstone River for 53 miles until you reach Gardiner and the North Entrance to Yellowstone National Park. To reach Gardiner from the south, you'll come through Yellowstone National Park and Mammoth Hot Springs. From Mammoth, head north five miles and exit the park through the north entrance gate. Welcome to Gardiner!

Map of the Greater Gardiner Area Map of the Greater Gardiner Area photo: courtesy of Greater Gardiner Community Council

Driving Distances to Gardiner

  • Billings, MT 167 miles
  • Bozeman, MT 78 miles
  • Butte, MT 159 miles
  • Casper, WY 447 miles
  • Denver, CO 727 miles
  • Great Falls, MT 225 miles
  • Idaho Falls, ID 239 miles
  • Jackson Hole, WY 165 miles
  • Los Angeles, CA 1100 miles
  • Las Vegas, NV 795 miles
  • Livingston, MT 53 miles
  • Minneapolis, MN 1008 miles
  • Missoula, MT 280 miles
  • Portland, OR 843 miles
  • Rapid City, SD 541 miles
  • Salt Lake City, UT 453 miles
  • Seattle, WA 759 miles
  • Spokane, WA 477 miles

By Air

Gardiner has a small, non-commercial airport. You can take a commercial flight to one of these airports and finish the trip by car or shuttle.

By Shuttle

If you're looking for a shuttle from the Bozeman Airport, we recommend contacting Mountain Runner Shuttles, a Gardiner-based company serving south central Montana and Yellowstone National Park.

Local Information

The road from Gardiner to Mammoth, Tower Junction, and the Northeast Entrance remains open to wheeled vehicles year-round. All other park roads are closed to personal vehicles during winter. Book a snowcoach tour through Yellowstone National Park Lodges if you would like to explore the interior of the park. 

Distance to Yellowstone Locations

  • Canyon Village 38 miles
  • Cooke City, MT 56 miles
  • Grant Village 73 miles
  • Mammoth Hot Springs 5 miles
  • Norris Geyser Basin 26 miles
  • North Entrance Gate 0 miles
  • Old Faithful 56 miles
  • Tower Falls 25 miles
  • West Yellowstone, MT 54 miles
  • Yellowstone Lake 54 miles
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