Yellowstone’s Northeast Entrance – Silver Gate, Cooke City and Surrounds

This is Yellowstone’s most beautiful and least-crowded entrance. If you would like to relax, unwind and take a break from the digital demands, this is the place to do it! There are plenty of trees, mountain views, cabins, outdoor activities and delicious food to enjoy in this stunning area. Here are a few of our favorites...


In Our Nature Guiding Services offers

Wildlife Watching Tours all year round

Full and Half Day Hikes from mid-April to mid-October, weather permitting

Snowshoeing or Cross-Country Skiing in winter

Custom and Multi-Day Tours of Yellowstone and vicinity, created and guided just for you

Our friends at Beartooth Powder Guides offer Backcountry Skiing and Riding in the national forest surrounding Silver Gate/Cooke City and in Yellowstone.



Silver Gate Lodging –

Cooke City Vacation Rentals -

Gray Wolf Cabin –

The Fox Den on Soda Butte Creek -

High Country Motel and Cabins -

Beartooth Cabin in Cooke City -

Living Waters –

Creekside at Yellowstone –

The Wolf Den -

Lamar Valley Cabin -

Blackford Mountain House -

Woody Creek Cabin - Incredible cabin just a 2.5 mile hike into the splendid backcountry! -

Silver Gate Log Cabins -

Elkhorn Lodge -



Log Cabin Café – (Silver Gate) homestyle comfort food made with love and lots of local ingredients -

Stop the Car Trading Post - (Silver Gate) coffee, ice cream, local art and crafts

Montasia – excellent Malaysian food in Montana (Yes! Really!) -

Pilot’s Perk – (Cooke City) café, espresso, books and locally crafted items -

Buns and Beds - (Cooke City) mom & pop place with really good chili -

Beartooth Cafe - (Cooke City) really good food and lots of different beers -

Miner's Saloon - (Cooke City) old western style saloon with a good modern menu -



Wildlife Along the Rockies - Dan and Cindy Hartman's extraordinary wildlife photography -

Stop the Car Trading Post - (Silver Gate) coffee, ice cream, local art and crafts -

High Country Motel and Cabins - basic groceries, beer, wine, jewelry, clothing, locally made gifts -