Now is the time to secure reservations for summer campsites in Yellowstone Park. Unfortunately, the days of just showing up to claim a campsite are over and you must have an advance reservation if you want to camp in Yellowstone. The historic flooding in 2022 closed several campgrounds that may remain closed in 2023 so it will be tougher than usual to find a site. Make your plans now and get your reservations as soon as possible
Yellowstone Park has closed the North entrance at Gardiner, MT, and the Northeast Entrance at Silver Gate due to flood damage. While visitors to the area won’t be able to use these entrances to visit the park, there are still lots of great ways to enjoy a visit to this special area. Here are some ideas for an alternative to a Yellowstone Park Visit.
From Billings Montana to the Idaho border Interstate 90 runs east to west for more than 450 miles across some of the best of Montana. While Interstate highways are designed for people to move quickly past an area, there are hikes and natural attractions that are close to, if not right on the Interstate that you can visit without taking much time.
Montana offers more uncrowded hiking and camping opportunities than most of us can enjoy in a lifetime. From the plains and badlands of eastern Montana to the majestic mountains and National Parks in the west, Montana offers amazing hiking and camping opportunities for everyone. MontanaHikes.com is your source for first-hand information about hiking, camping and exploring Montana.