Silver Gate - Cooke City and the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem

A comprehensive list of activities in and around the area.

  • Cooke City Parade and Fireworks - July 4th

Nearby Day Hikes and Backpacking

Fishing and Water Recreation / Swimming Holes

Private Guiding

Horseback riding



  • Wildlife (bison, elk, moose, fox, black bear, grizzly bear, porcupine)
  • Wildflowers
  • Historic sites
  • Scenic vistas and drives

Bird Watching

  • Rosy Finch
  • Goshawk
  • Clark Nutcracker
  • Yellow Warbler

Restaurants & Libations


Museums and Historic Activities

  • Hemingway Exhibit – Range Rider Lodge - Silver Gate
  • Yellowstone Trading Post – Wildlife Museum - Cooke City
  • Cooke City Montana Museum – Visitor Center
  • Learn about area history and visit historic mining sites

General and Travel Resources

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