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Explorer Cabins at Yellowstone

Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

Located in West Yellowstone, the Explorer Cabins are cosy private cabins offering the perfect respite after a long day of exploration in the National Park. Ideal for families or small groups, the cabins each accommodate between four and six people.

At a Glance

  • Ideal for families or couples traveling together, each cabin accommodates between four and six people

  • Ideally located for exploring Yellowstone, only minutes away from the west gate to the park

  • Great facilities in each cabin including self-catering facilities, complimentary WiFi, flat screen TV and DVD player

  • The Montana cabins interconnect, ideal for larger groups of eight

  • Other nearby attractions include the Grizzly & Wolf discovery center, an IMAX theatre and local theatres

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Description

A short distance from the west entrance to Yellowstone National Park are the Explorer Cabins at Yellowstone. There are fifty cabins here, clustered into three separate camps. Ideal for families or small groups, each cabin accommodates between four and six people, and some interconnect for larger parties.

The park is within easy ready and the famous Old Faithful geyser is only 30 miles away, making the location ideal for exploring. As well as offering full self-catering facilities, the Bridger cookhouse is open for dinner daily, serving a range of hearty dishes including burgers, salmon and even bison. There are several gas-lit fire pits on the property for evening campfires and guests can use the swimming pool, hot tub, gym and laundry facilities at the sister property, Yellowstone Park Hotel.

There are three styles of cabin to choose from - Montana, Old Faithful and Yellowstone. The Montana cabins accommodate up to four people in one bedroom with two queen-size beds. These cabins interconnect to an adjoining cabin, making them ideal for families or friends traveling together. The Old Faithful cabins accommodate four people with one king-size bedroom and a lounge with sofa bed. The Yellowstone cabins accommodate up to six people in two private bedrooms, and some of these have bunk beds in the second bedroom. All of the cabins have a kitchenette, flat screen TV and DVD player and complimentary WiFi internet. The Old Faithful cabins and Yellowstone cabins have fireplaces which are a focal point when the evenings are cold.

Accommodation

There are three designs of cabin available - Montana, Old Faithful and Yellowstone:

• The Montana Cabins accommodate up to four people, and consist of one large room with two queen-size beds. Guests can connect two adjoining cabins through an interior doorway. There are 10 Montana Cabins, which offer five possible inter-connecting cabins

• The Old Faithful Cabins accommodate up to four people and contain one king size bed in a private bedroom, as well as a living room area with a sleeper sofa. Two of the 10 Old Faithful Cabins are ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) compliant

• The Yellowstone Cabins accommodate up to six people and include two private bedrooms with one king bed in the master suite. Twenty cabins feature a queen bed in the second bedroom, and 10 cabins feature a twin-size bunk bed in the second bedroom

Facilities

There is a restaurant serving meals such as steak, burgers and salmon at the Bridger camp area, and guests can use the facilities such as swimming pool, hot tub and gym at the sister hotel Yellowstone Park Hotel.

Activities

The property is a superb base for exploring not only Yellowstone itself but for numerous activities in the nearby area. There are so many ways to enjoy the great outdoors here, including hiking, fishing, mountain biking, rafting and horseback riding and the Explorer Cabins can help you arrange these activities. Other attractions in the area include the Grizzly & Wolf Discovery Center, Madison Canyon Earthquake Lake Visitors Center, and in the town there is a cinema, theatre and IMAX theatre.

Location & Directions

Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

Explorer Cabins are located minutes away from the west entrance to Yellowstone National Park and 34 miles from the Old Faithful Geyser. Check-in is located at nearby Yellowstone Park Hotel. The cabins are a 2 hour 30 minute drive from Jackson Hole town.

When to go

The region has an extreme continental climate with very cold winters and warm summers. Activities are very seasonal. Spring, from late April to June, is marked by mild days and cold nights, with some rain and occasional snow. It is in spring that newborn elk, moose, bison and bears start appearing. Summers offer warm days and cool nights and a profusion of brightly colored wildflowers. In autumn, the aspen and cottonwood run gold and red. The days are sunny, with cold nights. The Cabins are open from May to October, closing in time for the rain to give way to winter snow.

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