Yellowstone Park / West Gate KOA Local Attractions

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Local Area Attractions Near Yellowstone Park / West Gate KOA

Yellowstone National Park
Yellowstone National Park

The world's first - and America's largest - National Park must be seen to be believed! Within its 2.2 million acres lie the greatest collection of geysers on this earth, the largest alpine lake in our nation, the colorful Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone River, thundering waterfalls higher than Niagara, petrified forests, trout-laden streams, and an endless array of native wildlife ranging from ground squirrels to grizzly bears. Yellowstone has more natural beauty than you can absorb in a lifetime. Call the West Yellowstone Chamber of Commerce for more information.

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Old Faithful  - 30 miles from Yellowstone KOA
Old Faithful - 30 miles from Yellowstone KOA

The largest concentration of geysers in the world is in the Upper Geyser Basin including World Famous Old Faithful . Several of the more prominent geysers and hot springs are located here. You could easily spend an entire day exploring this unique complex of geothermal features. Old Faithful web cam - watch it live!

Norris Geyser Basin - 28 miles from Yellowstone KOA
Norris Geyser Basin - 28 miles from Yellowstone KOA

Norris Geyser Basin is the hottest and most changeable thermal area in Yellowstone. It this the home of Steamboat Geyser, the world's tallest active geyser which can erupt to more than 300 feet.

Yellowstone Lake - 47 miles from Yellowstone KOA
Yellowstone Lake - 47 miles from Yellowstone KOA

Yellowstone Lake is the largest natural freshwater lake in the United States that is above 7,000 feet and is one of the largest such lakes in the world. Yellowstone Lake covers 136 square miles and is 20 miles long by 14 miles wide. It has 110 miles of shoreline. The lake is at least 320 feet deep in the West Thumb area and has an average depth of 140 feet. Situated at an elevation of 7,733 feet, the lake remains cold year-round, with an average temperature of 41 F.

Bus Tours of Yellowstone
Bus Tours of Yellowstone

Reservations for full day bus tours into Yellowstone National Park pick up at our front door. We will assist you with reservations when you arrive at Yellowstone Park KOA.
There are two in the area; See Yellowstone and Yellowstone Vacations.

Local Area Recreation Near Yellowstone Park / West Gate KOA

Hiking and Walking

Hiking and Walking

Hiking trails are in abundance inside of Yellowstone and in the Greater Yellowstone area. Most famous ones are Mt. Washburn in Yellowstone and Lava Lake near Big Sky, MT. Check out Yellowstone's day hike page online or the West Yellowstone Chamber of Commerce for more information.

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Yellowstone Aerial Adventures

Yellowstone Aerial Adventures

Centrally located in teh town of West Yellowstone, this Zipline Park offers fun for the whole family! There are 49 challenge elements including spiderwebs, rope bridges, log bridges and much more. There is also a Junior Ranger Course for younger kids. Go check out the fun!

105 S Faithful St

West Yellowstone, MT 59758

406-646-5171

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HORSEBACK RIDING (NEXT DOOR)

HORSEBACK RIDING (NEXT DOOR)

It is an easy walking distance to the Diamond P Ranch from Yellowstone Park KOA. They offer trailrides for all levels of experience with some of the best guides in the industry. You can experience 1/2 day and full day trips along the Continental Divide in the beautiful Gallatin National Forest.

2865 Targhee Pass Hwy.

West Yellowstone, MT 59758

406-646-0606

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Rafting

Rafting

Geyser Whitewater offers different levels of rafting so you can have an adventurous trip while you're here. Take a look at the link for more information!

Big Sky, MT

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Rafting and Ziplining

Rafting and Ziplining

Adventurous fun for the whole family! Only an hour away you can experience the power of the mountain rivers through rafting and fly through the air in the zip lines. You will be looking for the Gallatin Location. Check out the link below for more information.

Big Sky, MT

406-763-4465

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