"A Gateway to Yellowstone National Park" Top 5 Page for this destination West Yellowstone by annk
West Yellowstone Travel Guide: 89 reviews and 243 photos
A small town I never would have considered visiting if it were not for mrclay2000 and his W. Yellowstone page featuring the "Grizzly Center". I figured my chances of seeing bears in the wild were slim and opted to view them here.
The drive to this small town was tremendously rewarding since the road parallels the Madison River and is home to numerous herds of elk and bison. I saw more wildlife that day then the rest combined.
The town obviously relies on tourism and has many hotels, restaurants, shops, a museum, The Grizzly Center and an IMAX theatre. Although we had lodging in the park, W. Yellowstone is a good alternative to the limited and somewhat expensive park lodging.
- Pros:Small town, distant mountain views, cheaper lodging than in the park, Grizzly Center
- Cons:wasn't there long enough to know about the con's
There is a main thoroughfare running through the center of town. It's lined with stores, saloons, restaurants and a few... more travel advice
The Grizzly & Wolf Center agreed to take wolves from 4 different litters born in captivity at another center. Wolves... more travel advice
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