Fort Yellowstone Historic District, Yellowstone National Park

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#18 of 26 in Historic Sites in Wyoming
Fort Yellowstone Historic District is located in Yellowstone National Park. Using our online itinerary creator, Yellowstone National Park attractions like Fort Yellowstone Historic District can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • August 9, 2017
    The old fort is near the mammoth spring. As with most of the attractions in the area parking is a problem. We circled the town twice till a spot opened up. The fort has been well maintained and is wor...  more »
  • August 5, 2017
    The visitor center in this area is really interesting- lots of animal information. Very informative.  more »
  • July 23, 2017
    Our family loves national parks and the history around them. Fort Yellowstone is one of the best. The visitor center has fantastic historical photos, especially downstairs - don't miss the "then and n...  more »

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Where to stay in Yellowstone National Park

As one of the U.S.'s most popular national parks, Yellowstone provides plenty of options for sleeping within its boundaries. Choose from lodges, inns, cabins, hotels, motels, and campgrounds throughout the park. Most of the structured accommodations lie in the park's most-visited areas, such as Mammoth Hot Springs, Tower Falls, Old Faithful Geyser, and Yellowstone Lake. Staying on the northern side of the lake puts you right in the heart of the park, making it relatively convenient to visit other areas. Resorts, lodges, and guest ranches line the road just outside the park's east entrance, and a cluster of motels and hotels fills the town of West Yellowstone near the west entrance. You can also opt for lodges and inns to the north in Gardiner, Montana, or find nearly every type of accommodation to the south in Jackson, Wyoming. Staying outside the park is fine if you plan to drive through in a day and catch the highlights, but you'll want to spend at least one night inside the park if you plan to explore it more thoroughly.
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