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Earthquake Lake, West Yellowstone

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Where to stay in West Yellowstone

West Yellowstone provides many options for accommodations to suit its different visitors on vacation. A rustic cabin nestled into the forest is a cozy place to relax after a day in the great outdoors, while a downtown hotel means all the town’s attractions are within easy walking distance. For an authentic taste of the Wild West, consider staying at one of the converted cattle ranches in the surrounding area. Many boast scenic grounds with opportunities to fish and ride horses.
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  • we (I) have driven by Quake Lake on the way to West Yellowstone it never ceases to silence me. It is eerie beyond description yet, like the massive event it represents, you can't look away. The new vi...  more »
  • Great stop to learn about an earthquake the closed a canyon & dammed a river. Good displays & informative video. Good views of what happened during the rockslide. The Visitors Center is built on the r...  more »
  • We had been hiking YNP for three days when we decided to visit some local attractions or places of interest. Thirty minutes away the Earthquake Lake Visitors Center sounded like an easy side trip. Wha...  more »