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Yellowstone Park Riverfront Cabin

Bedrooms 2
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Cabin, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths

Yellowstone Park Riverfront Cabin 1. Year-round rental available for premium recreational activities. Just a few steps from world-class blue-ribbon trout fishing and hiking in the National Forest. Walk, hike, or ride horseback through the National Forest entry. Only a casual walk of 1100+/- feet to boundary of Yellowstone Park. Approximately a four-and-a-half mile drive through the Park to the Roosevelt Arch entry at Gardiner (the North Gate). NOTE PLEASE: The 2017 Calendar for this cabin #69590 has few openings available, however, if the open dates do not meet your preferred dates, I listed another near identical cabin on #935195

Note: As I have reservations for 9 months to a year in advance and many return guests who reserve early, be sure to call (406) 570-4500 at your earliest convenience to secure your preferred dates.

ALSO CHECK OUT #935195 (similar cabin by same owner) for available dates.

Here is your unique opportunity to enjoy Mammoth's geological wonders and the vast variety of wildlife and activities of Yellowstone National Park as well as numerous educational possibilities.

The cabin is modern, comfortable, convenient, and in a very private setting (not on the highway) with spectacular scenic views of the Park, wildlife, and Electric Peak. It is just like being in the Park without being in the crowds. Its location is near the campfire area on the banks of the Yellowstone River.

Cabin 1 has two master suites (each with luxury queen beds and bath), flat-screen TV's, fully equipped kitchen, covered private patio, WiFi, washer/dryer.

The cabin is located 47+/- miles to Livingston, 70+/-miles to Bozeman. There is a county airport in Gardiner and Bozeman’s Yellowstone International Airport is 75+/- miles.

Note: Your early reservation, prior to January 1, will ensure the lowest peak-season rate.

Depending upon desired dates, it can be possible to reserve independently owned cabins for additional guests if you are planning a larger get-together. Without exception, I have been told my cabin is superior to my guests expectations.

Don't forget that the Gardiner/North Gate entrance to Yellowstone Park, Mammoth, the Lamar Valley, and Cooke City, is open year-around. Winter in Yellowstone is awesome!

PLEASE CALL 406-570-4500 to inquire about dates and availability.

Note: Video link shows interior of Cabin 1. Cabin 8 location on the banks of the Yellowstone is the same and the amenities are nearly identical.

Keywords: cabins, vacation, riverfront, getaway, rental, mountains, yellowstone national park, wildlife, world class fishing, hiking, scenery, gardiner, mammoth, lamar valley

More Details

Bonnie Lynn
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 24, 2017

About Bonnie Lynn

I love sharing my passion for the beauty and wonders of Yellowstone Park. I attend many of the classes offered in Yellowstone and know it would take many lifetimes to embrace the full impact of this incredible National Park preservation. As one guest said the other day: 'I have traveled the whole world and Yellowstone is my favorite!'

Why Bonnie Lynn chose Yellowstone

The Yellowstone Park Riverfront Cabins are set in a prime location at Gardiner. It's just like being in the Park without being in the crowds. There's not only the fact that the cabins are on the banks of world-class blue-ribbon trout fishing and across the road from the National Forest, but guests can walk into Yellowstone Park, approximately 1100 feet south from the driveway entrance.

What makes this cabin unique

The unique benefits of Cabin 1's amenities are the primary reasons why many guests return for visits. It's just a short drive (fewer than 5 miles) from the cabin to the Park through the Roosevelt Arch entry in Gardiner and fewer than 20 minutes to Mammoth. Guests enjoy a modern, clean, convenient, well-equipped cabin home and do not need to move from one place to another to enjoy the entire Park because the cabin is within easy access of all the wonders of Yellowstone.

Guestbook comments from the owner

10/5/16 – 10/8/16

What a wonderful place to stay!

The cabin is so nice and fulfilled our needs so well. It made sightseeing so easy and convenient. If I every come this way again, I will contact you to stay here again.
Oct 2016
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Gardiner Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Monument View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • River ...
  • Rural ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Queen size Beds (4) two luxury queen beds and a full bath in each bedroom suite
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 queen
  • Queen size Beds (4) two luxury queen beds and a full bath in each bedroom suite
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
  • churches
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • hunting big game
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting
Fireplace, air-conditioning, washer and dryer, satellite TV, Wi-Fi, 2 master suites, walk to Yellowstone Park and National Forest trail-head, on world-class blue-ribbon trout stream (Yellowstone River). Premium location, private, quiet yet convenient, and approx. 5 miles to the Roosevelt Arch and Yellowstone Association Institute headquarters (classes). Year-round activities and access to Yellowstone Park. More information at website:


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(10 traveler reviews)

Yellowstone Park Riverfront Cabin
average rating of 5.0 based on 23 reviews

Perfect stay

  • 5 of 5

I stayed in Bonnie's cabin for nearly 6 months and absolutely love the place. The cabin is perfect. It has all one needs for a great stay near Yellowstone National Park. It just takes 10 minutes to get to the North entrance and Gardiner. The location on the river is magnificent. Bonnie was always there when I needed her and helped in all possible ways: she is amazing!

  • Submitted: Mar 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Little did I know the smiles, laughter, and friendship awaited me when you asked to rent the winter in one of my cabins. Just thinking of you brings a smile to the face and heart of anyone knowing you. Your enjoyment and enthusiasm for your stay at the cabin, your joy in sharing your Yellowstone adventures, and your amazing photography brings joy to all of us that have the pleasure of knowing you.
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Los Angeles, California

My absolute favorite rental ever!!!!

  • 5 of 5

One of my dearest friends and I decided that we would rent Bonnie's immaculate cabin for the duration of 6 months during this winter. We are both in love with the wonders of Yellowstone, and we quickly came to love Bonnie and her cabin (which we now call home). We wanted to be close to the Park, close to town, and within the beauty of nature. This stunning cabin has given us all of this and so much more than we could have possibly hoped for.

I remember the first day I woke up here and I walked outside on to the porch, my heart caught in my chest from the splendor that I felt so deeply lucky to witness. The river runs right outside, the mountain peeks rise against a splendid horizon to greet you, and all I could do was smile deeply and try to not become overwhelmed by the sheer beauty of it all.

The tranquility and sheer majesty of the surroundings are enough to make me not ever want to leave, and the cabin itself feels like the most welcoming of home. The space is warm, inviting, and utterly comforting. Every detail has been tended to with love and care by Bonnie. The entire cabin is flooded with natural light, and windows that lend themselves to the most gorgeous views. There has not been a day that I have not woken up with the deepest of gratitude and awe for getting to call this magical place home. The cabin itself is luxurious and homey all at once. Every possible modern convenience from a new washer and dryer, to all sorts of wonderful cooking gadgets in the kitchen, have been provided and a touch of home to everyday life here. The water is always very hot, and the heat is perfect even on the coldest of winter days. The bedrooms are huge, and each has two queen beds that help relax the body after a day of hiking and marveling in the natural wonders.

There are so many things that I love about living in Bonnie's cabin, that the list expands each day. I love waking up and rolling out my yoga mat to practice each morning as I look across towards Electric Peak. I love walking down by the river and meditating. I love going out for walks around the cabin and photographing in both Yellowstone Park and Gallatin Forest. I am in love with and in awe of all of the stunning animals that make their way onto the land from the elk, mule deer, rabbits, bison, eagles and hawks. Above all else, I love Bonnie for her warmth, her kindness, her beautiful heart, and for allowing us to make our home here. My gratitude to Bonnie is lifelong.

  • Submitted: Mar 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow ... how does one top this review? As you are an accomplished writer and photographer your words show the essence of why I provide what I do ... for your enjoyment of the cabin, our location, and enjoying the wonders of Yellowstone! Yes, the splendor of the surroundings and the wildlife we have visit us is a gift. With your approval, I hope to share one of your many photos on my website of a royal bull elk looking in the cabin's picture window at you. We have great wildlife neighbors at different times during the year which emphasizes the words I share of "we are like being in the Park without being in the crowds". I feel blessed that you both have become dear friends that I have also learned to love!
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Hendersonville, Tn

A perfect stay!

  • 5 of 5

Our group of four adults stayed for 5 nights in this lovely secluded cabin. The setting is peaceful and absolutely beautiful and only minutes from Yellowstone Park. The cabin itself was very comfortable and provided everything we needed for a relaxing evening after a hectic day exploring the park. The beds were very comfortable with soft sheets and very nice pillows and comforters. The addition of several coat racks and hooks to hand outerwear was most welcome. The cabin was spotlessly clean. The kitchen had all the amenities to cook any meal. We really enjoyed having the electric grill. Bonnie was most helpful and informative. I would not hesitate to return to this lovely cabin and actually hope to bring my grandchildren here someday. I don't think you can go wrong with this cabin.

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Angelia, for your “perfect stay” 5 star review. The outcome of hard work and responsible upkeep is my treasured value in receiving positive results. I would be honored to have you bring your grandchildren to visit someday. I always say “Love is a Gift of Time” and looking forward to sharing time with your loved ones where you feel comfortable, warm and inviting, is important to me. Warmest Regards, Bonnie
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Morris, IL

Relaxing and beautiful setting

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for 3 nights in June with another couple. It was wonderful to sit on the patio and relax after a busy day in Yellowstone National Park. We saw river rafters float by and the view in all directions is beautiful. The washer and dryer were such a plus and the kitchen is fully equipped so we were able to cook in after a hectic day in the park. Bonnie is very helpful and we enjoyed getting to know her through emails. It is furnished wonderfully and I wanted to take the couch and chair home with me. The beds are comfortable and having a bathroom for each couple is great. I highly recommended Bonnie's cabin on the river for couples or families. You will be glad you stayed in this peaceful retreat from very busy Yellowstone.

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your 5 star review. Your confirmation to others stating “you will be glad you stayed in this peaceful retreat from very busy Yellowstone” is music to my ears, as I tell people we are like being in the Park without being in the crowds. Creating a “home away from home” is my goal for my guests. It is important for me that my guests have a “relaxing and beautiful setting” while experiencing the wonders of Yellowstone. As mentioned in my cabin journal, your testimonies are my treasurers. I would be honored with your return visit!
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Vadnais Heights, MN, Midwest

Perfect Yellowstone Retreat

  • 5 of 5

Perfect place to stay and explore Yellowstone. We loved the privacy of the cabin, quiet and away from the hustle and bustle of Yellowstone and Gardiner, yet close enough to be able to shop for food and get to the park easily.

We loved all the amenities, special coffeemaker, washer and dryer, comfy beds, two bathrooms! Enjoyed the deck and just relaxing. Be sure to stay up and look at the stars at night. They are fantastic. We will definitely be back!

  • Submitted: Jul 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: As my cabin journal states ... my treasurers are your enjoyment of the cabin and of the wonders of Yellowstone. All who know me knows that I always state: "Love is a gift of time" ... and to have time that creates precious memories is a gift! So happy you enjoyed your time together ... and your time at the cabin & Yellowstone! Warmest Regards, Bonnie
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Paris Texas


  • 5 of 5

This was the most wonderful, secluded retreat we have ever found close to Yellowstone. My family loved this place so much that a few in our party, just opted to stay there instead of traveling into the Park. We found the gravel road just added to the privacy and peaceful surroundings. The cabin was incredibly comfortable with huge beds and leather furniture, and we felt we wanted to stay there forever. Having a washer and dryer on hand was very convenient, which allowed us more time to enjoy the beautiful scenery. Many thanks to Bonnie and her wonderful staff, who were so thoughtful, and went out of their way to insure our stay was comfortable and complete. This place is so amazing and we simply can't wait to return.

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Sue, Thank you ... your 5 star review brought tears to my eyes as providing a best place to experience Yellowstone is worth all my efforts. Many guests leave a journal entry but don't take the time to go back to write a comment online. Again, thank you Sue! I would be honored for your future visit(s). Warmest Regards, Bonnie
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Yellowstone National Park
"A wonderland of amazing scenery and animals - great for families, photographers, adventurers..."
Yellowstone Association
"This nonprofit organization offers trip planners, books, videos, and guided classes through..."
Nearest Airport
78 Miles
Gallatin Field - Bozeman/Belgrade
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Car: necessary

Approx. 1100 feet to Yellowstone Park and National Forest trail-head. Year-around Park entrance and activities. Fall, winter, and spring are especially wonderful in Yellowstone. Don't miss winter in Yellowstone - it's awesome. Only Yellowstone Park gate open to vehicle travel year-round ... all the way to Cooke City. Get more information at website:


Rates & Availability

Gardiner Cabin Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Winter Season 2016
Oct 16 2016 - May 14 2017
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Tax Rate 7.0%

Cabin rentals peak season are $299. per night, plus the Montana bed tax of 7% (for 4 or less guests).
Additional guest rates: $10./nt/per person over 4 guests (max. of 6 guests per cabin).
Book early 1 year - 9 months in advance to secure your preferred dates and a early reservation week special rate.
Call for reservations early (406) 570-4500.

$300.00 registration deposit due at booking
Rental fees due at least 50 days prior to arrival date

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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