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  • Getting Here

    Cooke City is open year round with an unforgettable drive from The North Entrance of Yellowstone. The Beartooth Highway provides seasonal access as “The most beautiful drive in America,” and The Chief Joseph Highway from Cody,WY provides a beautiful drive on a Historic Scenic Byway.

  • Welcome to a World of New Adventures…and RIsks!

    Yellowstone and the area surrounding Cooke City is an amazing place filled with experiences that you are probably unaccustomed to. Familiarizing yourself and your family with some basic safety rules is critical. The environment, as well as the native animals, can injure or kill you. Be prepared.

  • A Gold Mine of Links!

    Here is a collection of links we have mined for you to help you plan your trip to Cooke City and Yellowstone National Park! You will find links to the National Park Website as well as the local Cooke City Chamber of Commerce and the Cooke City Museum.

  • Furry Friends are Welcome at The Alpine!

    Well-behaved pets are always welcome in Cooke City and The Alpine is no exception! You will find laid-back canines lazing around town in the rarefied air at 7,608 feet elevation. The dry air is inhospitable for fleas as well, giving them and us humans a



  • Great location    A little less traveled area around Yellowstone, Cooke City is high on atmosphere. It's just the right size for a stroll around town. This motel is very basic, but it was clean and we slept well here. The staff was very friendly.


  • Good base-camp  - We stayed in 2 bedroom suite. It had full kitchen with lots of room. Two bedrooms with comfortable beds, one nice bath. We brought our own food and enjoyed great meal. The acccess to Yellowstone is great- only minutes from Lamar Valley for elk, bison, wolf viewing. Definitely recommend as comfortable, value priced base camp for Yellowstone adventures.

    Tom J

  • 5.0
    We arrived at 8:30pm and they were waiting for us---we were the last to arrive for the day. We stayed for 3 nights. The surrounding area is delightful and although our rooms were dated, they were clean and the beds were very comfortable. The location was perfect for our needs---we were there to watch for moose, bear, and wolves in the Lamar Valley of Yellowstone. It was a 30 minute drive between our hotel and this area. The bar across the street had amazing pizza and buffalo burgers. The Soda Butte hotel about a block up the street had good breakfasts and we also enjoyed the bakery about another block up. Ashley, the clerk on duty, provided me with great info about where to go to spot moose as well as good places to eat. The town is about 140 people and most things close up around Sept 15th because the weather starts to turn bad. We would definitely stay there again. We are from a small town ourselves and found everyone to be very friendly. We just fit in. If you are looking for amenities, this is not a place for you:) We had all the basic creature comforts but it is rustic and we found it to be charming. We were there to sleep and did not need much beyond a warm shower each morning:)

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