LOCATION AND DIRECTIONS - SILVER GATE, MT
We are located less than one mile from Yellowstone National Park Northeast Entrance to Lamar Valley
The town of Silver Gate was founded in 1932 by John L. Taylor and J. J. White to serve the people visiting Yellowstone National Park. The original construction covenants for the town required log and rustic architecture only, which gives Silver Gate its very unique character that people find so charming!
Silver Gate Lodging own and operate several properties in Silver Gate, from individual log cabins to unique historic lodging. The size of your party will determine which property will be right for you!
Situated towards the northeast of the famous park Silver Gate is a unique little town with a deep history in mining. Today it is a 'secret' tourist destination with rustic cabins and plenty of wildlife. Towards the east, the beautiful Beartooth Mountains with scenic drives offer never-ending views. To the other side we are less than a mile from the entrance to Yellowstone Lamar Valley. Come visit us and stay awhile. Click here for availability!
How to get to Silver Gate, Montana
If you would to drive to Silver Gate during the months of Nov and May then you need to drive through Yellowstone National Park via Mammoth Hot Springs through Tower Junction and then into Lamar Valley. Silver Gate is the 1st town outside the Northeast entrance about a mile from the gate.
During the summer months, Silver Gate is accessible via Chief Joseph Scenic Highway from Cody, WY, or over the Beartooth Pass Hwy 212 from Red Lodge and Billings, MT. Additionally, Silver Gate can be accessed through the park via Lamar Valley.
- Miners Saloon
Monday- Saturday 12-10 (kitchen open)
Sundays 12-4; pizza only 5-9
Starting Father’s Day- SUNDAY BBQ starting at 5 until out of food
- Beartooth Café
- The Bistro
- Log Cabin Café
- Pilots Perk
Closed Wednesdays. All other days 7-3
Makes brown bag lunches and take-out breakfast. Lunches are great for taking into the park.
We recommend flying into the following airports: Billings MT, Bozeman MT, or Cody WY. The Bozeman Airport and Billings Airport are both 3 hours away from Silver Gate. The Cody Airport is only 1.5 hours away but is a small airport and can be more expensive.
Silver Gate is a very remote town. There are no buses or shuttles that come to, or through, Silver Gate. If you are flying, you will need to rent a car to get here.
- Whitewater Rafting (Gardiner, MT)
- Flying Pig Rafting
- Ziplining (Gardiner, MT)
- Chuckwagon dinners (Roosevelt in YNP)
- Yellow Bus Tours (park tours…will begin in park)
- Cooke City Hiking Adventures (guided hikes in the park…special offer for Silver Gate Lodging
- Daisy and Lulu Pass (outside of Cooke City)
Great for 4-wheeling and wildflower spotting
- 4 Wheeler Rentals @ Bearclaw Sales and Service in Cooke City
- Beartooth Highway (considered on of the most beautiful scenic highways in America)
- Many lakes for hiking and fishing.
- Chief Joseph Highway (another incredible scenic highway)
- Bike Riding (there is not a place to rent bikes in Cooke City or Silver Gate. There are bike tours
- Buffalo Bill Museum (in Cody)
- Local Waterfalls (ask about them in the General Store)
- Silver Falls
- Bridal Falls
- Sheep Creek Falls
- Woody Falls
- Crazy Creek Falls