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Gardiner, Montana is a quaint western town. This frontier town is situated on the northern border of Yellowstone National Park and is the Original Entrance to Yellowstone. There are many exciting things to see and do in Yellowstone and Gardiner. See the table below for links on park information to help plan your trip to the World's First and Greatest National Park.

The North Entrance of Yellowstone National Park, located at Gardiner, Montana is the Only Entrance that is Open Year Round. You can drive into Yellowstone all year long. You can view thermal features and wildlife at any time of the year. In fact, some of the best wildlife viewing is in the winter. The crowds are very small and wildlife abundant. There are no snowmobiling or snowcoach activities from the North Entrance (Gardiner, Montana) to the Northeast Entrance (Silver Gate, Montana). You can drive, cross country ski or snowshoe in the beauty of a winter wonderland.

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The drive on Highway 89 South from Livingston, Montana takes you through Paradise Valley into Gardiner and Yellowstone National Park. It is one of the most scenic drives in the United States. Fantastic Rocky mountain scenery, wildlife and birds can be seen all along the Yellowstone River as it meanders along the highway.

Gardiner is located five miles from Mammoth Hot Springs and 56 miles from Old Faithful. If you want to view wolves in winter, this is the place. If you want to view antelope, bears, big horn sheep, birds, coyotes, elk, mule deer and wolves in spring, this is where you want to enter Yellowstone.

Gardiner Montana Facilities
North Yellowstone Bed and Breakfast and Cabins Crevice Mountain Lodge Rafting the Yellowstone River

Facilities and Services Located in Gardiner:

♢ 28 Motels and Bed & Breakfasts

Crevice Mountain Lodge

North Yellowstone Bed & Breakfast & Cabins

♦ 11 Restaurants and Bars

♦ Yellowstone River Rafting

♦ 33 Shops and Services

Things To Do in Gardiner, include but are not limited to:

Rafting the Yellowstone River

● Biking
⚬ Cookouts
● Cross country skiing
⚬ Fishing
● Guided Backcountry Trips
⚬ Guided Fishing Trips

● Hiking
⚬ Horseback Rides
● Shopping
⚬ Snowshoeing
● White Water Rafting
⚬ Wildlife Viewing

Gardiner Maps & Weather Information

Gardiner, Montana Maps

Weather & Forecast

Weather History

Trees and Ravens

Gardiner Town History

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Founded in 1880, Gardiner became a center of activity for visitors to the region, serving as the original, and Only Year Round Entrance to Yellowstone. Gardiner has survived a rough and tumble existence of gold rushes, the railroad, and even destructive fires. A tough little frontier town, it fed and sheltered miners, entertained the early soldiers who operated Yellowstone Park, and learned to host the pioneer visitor. Gardiner has matured, tempered, and grown to meet the needs of today's visitors. It is a good place to spend some rich time in history, in the heart of some of the west's finest country.

Mileage Chart from Gardiner, Montana
Yellowstone National Park's North Entrance
North Entrance at Gardiner, Montana Less than a mile
Mammoth Hot Springs 5 miles
Tower 23 miles
Norris Geyser Basin 26 miles
Canyon 38 miles
Madison 40 miles
Northeast Entrance 52 miles
Silver Gate, Montana 53 miles
West Entrance 54 miles
West Yellowstone, Montana 54 miles
Yellowstone Lake 54 miles
Old Faithful 56 miles
Cooke City, Montana 56 miles
West Thumb 73 miles
East Entrance 81 miles
South Entrance 95 miles
Cody, Wyoming 134 miles
Jackson Hole, Wyoming 160 miles

Yellowstone National Park Milage
  Canyon Grant Lake Mammoth Old Faithful Roosevelt
Canyon -- 40 17 33 42 19
Grant 40 -- 24 73 19 59
Lake 17 24 -- 49 38 36
Mammoth 33 73 49 -- 51 18
Old Faithful 42 19 38 51 -- 61
Roosevelt 19 59 36 18 61 --

Gardiner Public Airport

Airport Location Two miles north of Gardiner, Montana
Airport Elevation 5,280 feet
Airport Manager  
Hours of Operation 8:00 am - 5:00 PM - Mon - Fri
Phone 406-848-7539
Radio Unicom @ 122.8 MHz
Facilities Tie downs - No Landing or tie down fees
Runway 3,400 feet long by 50 feet wide - Paved
Runway Number 010 (N) / 280 (S)
Car Rental Not available
Amenities Small picnic area - Hotels & Restaurants in Gardiner
Offer Scenic flights and lessons - thru Montana Aircraft

More Gardiner Airport Information


~ Gardiner Church Services ~

Gardiner Baptist Church - Phone: 406-848-9842
Worship - 10:30 AM

Gardiner Community Church
Worship - 11:15 AM

Saint William's Catholic Church - Phone: 406-222-1393
Mass - Summer - 8:00 AM ~ Winter - 4:00 PM

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - 12 White Lane ~ Gardiner, Montana 59030
Phone: 406-848-7509
Sacrament Service - 10:00 AM - Spring and Summer Only

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Entrance Cities and Gateway Towns
Gardiner, Montana Silver Gate, Montana West Yellowstone, Montana Cooke City, Montana
Livingston, Montana Cody, Wyoming Jackson Hole, Wyoming Yellowstone National Park

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