Elk River Lodge at Yellowstone - Gardiner
Private home in the small mountain town of Gardiner, Montana on the north border of Yellowstone National Park.
Why stay in a hotel room when you can have the comfort of home! Our goal is your comfort, relaxation and enjoyment!
Elk River Lodge at Yellowstone is a comfortable, relaxing home at the Original Historic Entrance to Yellowstone, gaining its name from the Native American name for the Yellowstone River. A good start for the next days' adventures in Yellowstone and the beautiful, mountains and waterways surrounding the area! The home is brand new as of 2009. (It is newer than the Google satellite maps.) A discount is available for staying 6 or more days.
During the winter, an excellent home base for "wolf watching," inspiring Yellowstone Association wildlife & wilderness classes & tours, adventure with cross-country skiing & snowmobiling in Yellowstone. Special rates available for extended stays (2 weeks or longer).
We are very conveniently located in the town of Gardiner, Montana, right on the border of Yellowstone Park itself! You won't waste time driving miles to reach the Entrance of the Park, or miles to reach a restaurant. You can come home and relax instead of spending your valuable vacation time driving.
The Elk River Lodge is comfortable with a fully-stocked and equipped kitchen as well as a patio BBQ grill. If more relaxation is in mind, there are restaurants, deli's and grills conveniently available within a short walk of the house. Please see our reviews and let our guests speak for themselves.
If you arrive from the North, you will have an exquisitely beautiful drive either through Paradise Valley (Hwy 89 S), or the Beartooth Mountains (please schedule extra time for the Beartooth Pass). Elk River Lodge is located in the "cowboy" town of Gardiner, Montana, you will find most anything you need - the North Entrance Shopping Center (Food Farm grocery), First Interstate Bank, Post Office, (The Perk) Pharmacy, Galleries, Park's Fly Fishing, Camping goods, Gift shops - within walking distance. When you are in the "wilderness," this is important, since the nearest "city" is a 103 mile round-trip away. Also available are guides and outfitters for adventures in fishing, horseback riding and whitewater rafting! World Class fishing streams are located within 1-mile of the house, plus more in the interior of Yellowstone.
For your comfort and convenience, the Elk River Lodge is equipped with central air conditioning, satellite television, Wi-Fi, all linens and paper goods, kitchen appliances, utensils & dishware. The home is kid-friendly and furnished with games and books.