Yellowstone National Park is a crown jewel in America’s western national parks system…and it’s easy to see why. Located on a volcanic hotspot, with technicolor hot springs, gushing geysers, and wildflower strewn forests, your visit will be unforgettable…long after you leave your cabin rental near Yellowstone National Park.
So relax with your morning coffee on the balcony and breathe the fresh mountain air as elk and pronghorn graze in the distance and American Bald Eagles circle overhead.
When you’re choosing a cabin in Yellowstone, it’s important to remember that Yellowstone is huge! Almost 3,500 square miles, in fact, with five separate entrances.
So be strategic when you are deciding what to see at Yellowstone. The cabins below are organized by each entrance to make it easy.
Also please note that WiFi is not great in the park or in most rural locations nearby. If this is important to you during your stay, reach out to your host directly to ask.
- Best Yellowstone Cabin Rentals
- West Entrance of Yellowstone National Park
- North Entrance of Yellowstone National Park
- Northeast Entrance to Yellowstone National Park
- South Entrance to Yellowstone National Park
- East Entrance to Yellowstone National Park
- Find the Best Yellowstone Cabin Rental for You
Best Yellowstone Cabin Rentals
The scenery around Yellowstone National Park is breathtaking…so the very best cabins reflect that. Look for floor to ceiling windows for mountain views, buffalo and elk grazing nearby, and starlit skies to enjoy from your private outside patio or fire pit.
Whether Old Faithful is at the top of your list, or you’ll be spending time in other corners of the park, you’re in for the experience of a lifetime.
Keep reading for the very best cabin rentals for every kind of traveler. Whether you’re traveling solo or with friends and family, the perfect accommodation awaits!
West Entrance of Yellowstone National Park
This entrance to Yellowstone National Park is the most popular, as it brings you directly to the geyser basins, like famous Grand Prismatic Springs.
Stay near the west entrance if you’re coming from Idaho or Missoula, Montana and geysers are at the top of your wish list. A West Yellowstone Montana cabin is just the ticket.
1. Cozy Mini-Moose Cabin for Two
The Mini-Moose Cabin is a newly renovated cabin that backs up to the Gallatin National Forest on a quiet dead-end street. It’s just 7 miles from Yellowstone’s west gate!
In short, it’s a great value for a simple, peaceful retreat near absolutely idyllic hiking and canoe spots.
Decorated in a rustic mountain cabin theme, the cabin features Douglas fir flooring, reclaimed barnwood wainscotting, and gorgeous mountain and forest views! While it can technically sleep six, it’s a one bedroom and works best for a couple.
Check price and availability on the Mini-Moose cabin here.
Guest review: “The cabin was the perfect size and a great location for us. Close enough to where we wanted to go with out the hustle and bustle of staying in town. Very quiet and serene for us.”
—Michael R., Sept. 2020
2. Johnson Creek Cabin—Base Camp for a Crowd
With two bedrooms and two baths, this spacious cabin can accommodate up to eight guests comfortably and is ideal for a family or friends getaway. Plus, it’s just a 13 mile scenic drive to the park entrance.
Gather your group on the wrap-around deck of this two level historic cabin or cozy up on the comfortable leather sofas while someone makes dinner in the farmhouse kitchen. This is the perfect spot for those who value privacy or are looking for an experience of secluded serenity.
You’ll find the loft (two twin beds) and the master (queen and futon) upstairs. A queen sleeper sofa in the living room makes it possible to accommodate eight guests.
Best of all, you’ll enjoy easy beach access to Hebgen Lake, fishing on the Madison or Gallatin Rivers and plenty of hiking trails at Mt. Hebgen, Red Canyon, and Whits Lake Springs. Paradise awaits.
Guest review: “Everything about this property and the owner was wonderful! I will definitely be coming back and would never even consider staying anywhere else!”
— Dorothy C., Apr 2021
3. Rustic Cabin near Yellowstone
If the Johnson Creek Cabin (above) isn’t isn’t quite large enough for the gathering you’re planning, this beautiful rustic cabin will absolutely be the perfect place to welcome your crowd!
With space for up to 14, this gorgeous spot makes memories for a lifetime. It also works great for a smaller intimate group as well. With cozy spaces and a generous deck, this cabin really embodies that “cabin-in-the-woods” feeling you’re likely looking for.
Settle into one of the hammocks on the back deck and take in the swoon worthy views of Mount Sawtelle in the distance.
This great A-frame cabin is just 20 minutes from the west entrance to Yellowstone National Park, so the views offer the perfect preview of all that awaits.
Guest review: “A very cozy cabin. Close enough to West Yellowstone to make it convenient while making for a comfortable place to stay while resting. Would recommend if looking for a spacious cabin!”
North Entrance of Yellowstone National Park
If you’re traveling from the Pacific Northwest or even Missoula, Montana, along US 89, you’ll most likely drive through lively little Gardiner and arrive five miles later via this park entrance. The north entrance is ideal if you’re looking to visit Mammoth Hot Springs and Lamar Valley for buffalo watching.
4. Yellowstone Riverside Cabin
Perched on the banks of the Yellowstone River, you can’t get any closer to the magic than this gorgeous setting just five miles from the north entrance to Yellowstone.
This two bedroom/two bath riverside cabin accommodates eight guests comfortably with four beds in two master suites. Located on Old Yellowstone Trail, wildlife viewing abounds here.
In fact, bison and deer graze on the grass directly in front of the property. You may even spot a black bear or mountain lion from your window.
Watch the sunrise from the picnic table on the patio…browse the nature books on the boookshelf…or enjoy the Soundbar through the smart TV. There’s plenty of free parking on site and laundry facilities are available.
Guest review: “A great place on the river away from all the crowds! Very peaceful, great amenities, gorgeous views! Would love to go back!”
5. Cozy Rustic Cabin to Sleep Four
Unplug at Teacherage Cabin, a beautiful rustic cabin that’s close enough for day trips to Yellowstone—35 miles—with plenty of time for a BBQ on the back deck. This one bedroom/one bath cabin sleeps four.
Perfectly situated in Paradise Valley at the foot of Emigrant Peak and Gulch, this adorable cabin was originally sited in Laurin Montana during the 1860’s gold rush and then moved here to Chico.
The earth plaster walls, cork backed flooring, and metal tile ceiling in the kitchen give this place a unique charm. Plus, you’re just a 5 minute drive from Chico Hot Springs and plenty of fine restaurants in the area.
Guest review: “Where to start? This cabin was cozy, clean, peaceful, and Larissa was amazing! Deer everywhere- my 9 year old was in awe! The stars were bright and beautiful. Thanks for your hospitality!!“
– Heather, Apr 2021
6. Arty Cabin on the Yellowstone Riverfront
It’s just a 10 minute drive to Yellowstone National Park (9.5 miles) from this riverfront cabin owned by an artist. You’ll enjoy the spacious first floor. (Her art studio is on the upper level.)
Well-loved by guests, this cabin is perfet for naturalists, wildlife enthusiasts, and photographers since it’s situated in Paradise Valley, a majestic wildlife corridor connected to Yellowstone. Look for bighorn sheep, deer, and elk here!
With three bedrooms (king, queen, and two sets of bunks in the third) and one bath, the cabin includes a Great Room with a vaulted ceiling and panoramic windows with views of Yankee Jim Canyon and the Yellowstone River.
Be aware that Wifi is in and out here…not surprising as it’s the same in the park. But you’re here to take in the scenery anyways, right?
Guest review: “Cabin with beautiful artwork, view and personal touches. Contained a ton of stained glass artwork and it was clear the owners love this cabin.” —Rosalind D., Dec. 2020
Northeast Entrance to Yellowstone National Park
If you’re visiting Yellowstone via Billings or Northeastern Montana, this will be the entrance you’ll want to use to the park. It brings you to sprawling Lamar Valley for bison, grizzlies, and wolves. Closest cities here are Cooke City, Montana and Silver Gate.
7. Charming Log Cabin with Spectacular Views
This charming three bedroom (one is a loft)/two bath log cabin is located in Silver Gate, Montana, just two miles from the Northeast gate of Yellowstone near Lamar Valley. It sleeps up to six people.
It’s the perfect spot to maximize your enjoyment of both the park and the incredibly scenic Beartooth Mountains. You’ll spot bison, moose, elk, beer, and even wolves in these parts.
The wraparound deck and spacious 1,000 square feet of beautiful living space make it the perfect spot for familes and friends to gather.
wood touches and top tier furnishings make it an elegant mountain space. Be sure to drive Beartooth Pass near here, sometimes called “the most Beautiful drive in America.”
Guest review: “Great location! This property is perfectly positioned for trips into Yellowstone and drives along the Beartooth Highway. If you need to unplug, this cabin is the answer. There is WiFi up the road if you need it.”
—Tiffany C., Sept. 2020
8. Rustic Cabin for a Group
This affordable log cabin has three bedrooms and one bath (two queen beds, and one double) to sleep six. If you’re looking for something clean and comfortable that doesn’t break the bank, stay here.
The cabin is 20 miles from the northeast entrance to the park with easy access to fishing on the Clarks Fork Yellowstone River. Be sure to explore the lakes in the Beartooth Mountains near here and drive the Chief Joseph Highway.
The living room furniture is updated recently and the bathroom is completely remodeled. The kitchen also comes with all the basics for cooking as well as a gas grill and picnic table outside.
Guest review: “We had a great time in Wyoming at the cabin!! It was cozy and super clean! A perfect place to take in all the nature and beauty that the area has to offer!!! Would highly recommend it!” —Guest, Sept. 2020
9. Rusty Hinge Cabin
This cozy one bedroom cabin is ideal for a solo traveler or a couple. It’s nestled in among five other cabins but shares no walls.
While it’s rustic, it includes a full tub (plus shower) for soaking after a long day at the park, a small kitchenette, and a memory foam mattress in the bedroom.
Since the cabin sits at the edge of the park, you’ll enjoy beautiful mountain views if you set up camp chairs on the front deck. You’ll find public laundry facilities at nearby Soda Butte Lodge.
Guest review: “Great location, beautiful cabin, great town. Hosts go out of their way to accommodate you.”
South Entrance to Yellowstone National Park
Staying near Yellowstone’s South entrance is the way to go if you’d like to visit Grand Teton National Park during your visit to Yellowstone. It’s a 2-for-one national parks kind of opportunity!
In this case, be aware there are no cabins near the south entrance to Yellowstone. Instead, you’ll stay near Jackson, Wyoming. Be aware that it’s about a one hour drive through Grand Teton National Park from Jackson to Yellowstone’s South entrance.
10. Luxury Stone and Log Cabin in Jackson Hole
This beautiful stone and log cabin in Jackson Hole is a favorite for skiers as it’s a premier slope side accommodation but it makes a great base for summer too.
This three bedroom/2.5 bath home (king, queen, two twins and a sofa bed) sleeps eight. The master includes an aspen wood canopy bed and all bedrooms have flat screen TVs.
After a long day at the park, relax in the copper therapy soaking tub or rinse off in the rain shower. Both bathrooms include heated floors. The gourmet kitchen is top notch and the deck is the perfect spot for taking in a sunset.
Guest review: “Can’t get a more convenient location in JH! Lovely log home with everything you can imagine to make for an extremely comfortable stay! —Carolina B., Dec 2020
11. Headwaters Lodge
We stayed at Headwaters Lodge for part of our visit to Grand Teton National Park and Yellowstone National Park. It makes the perfect base for exploring the north end of Teton and south end of Yellowstone.
Each “cabin” is rustic. Truth be told, it feels more like a nice but basic hotel room. The location and value are the main draw here! Plus, the onsite restaurant is quite good.
If you’re looking for affordability (which can be quite challenging in Jackson Hole and Teton), Headwaters makes a great choice. Plus, you can book scenic raft trips along the Snake River as we did here.
Guest review: “The location was amazing and there’s a great view of the Tetons off the back of the property. We loved the 5 min hike to the Snake River to go fly fishing.” —Kristina, July 2020
East Entrance to Yellowstone National Park
For those driving through Cody, Wyoming, the east entrance is how you’ll arrive at Yellowstone National Park. This way, you’ll head directly towards Yellowstone Lake, the largest body of water in the park.
12. Goff Creek Cabin
Location, location, location! It’s just 10 miles to the east entrance to the park from this cute, no frills three bedroom cabin right on Goff Creek.
With three bedrooms and a pull out sleeper sofa, the cabin sleeps 12. While there’s a small refrigerator in the cabin, be aware that there are no cooking facilities here.
However, nearby is a historic lodge which includes dining, a small bar, and a game room…as well as a campfire area and large BBQ.
Guest review: “Perfect location. Easy 10 minute drive to Yellowstone Park.“
– Michelle A.
13. Serene and Private Cabin
Don’s Place is a charming 3 bedroom/2.5 bath cabin nestled in the woods in Wapiti, Wyoming. If you’re looking for a serene and private experience, this is your spot! It’s 30 miles from the east entrance to Yellowstone.
There’s room for up to 7 travelers. Relax in the open living room around the stone fireplace and enjoy spectacular mountain views. it’s just 20 miles east to Cody for restaurants, groceries, galleries, and fishing and rafting guides.
Guest review: “This cabin had a very authentic feel, like you were staying in a place your family has owned for years. Easy to find, fairly close to town.” —Darrell S., March 2021
Find the Best Yellowstone Cabin Rental for You
As you can see, there are so many excellent choices for Airbnb cabin rentals. Once you know which park entrance you’ll be entering from and how many will be joining you, it’s easy to settle on the perfect place. Enjoy!
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