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  1. 48 Hours in West Yellowstone: How to Make the Most Out of an Outdoorsy Weekend

    West Yellowstone, Montana, features small-town hospitality, Western grandeur, and a decidedly outdoorsy lifestyle that combine to create an authentic experience at the doorway to one of America’s most storied national parks.

  2. 8 Unique Places to Stay During Your Visit to West Yellowstone

    Situated just outside Yellowstone National Park, West Yellowstone offers a variety of unique lodging options that make for an unforgettable Montana experience.

  3. The Backbone Path: The Underrated Joys of Ridgeline Hikes

    Ridgeline hikes come with a special, if not understated, appeal: The joy of exploring the land from above, with never a doubt as which way to go.

  4. The Matterhorns of North America

    You don't have to venture all the way to the Alps to experience the majesty of a matterhorn: There are plenty of these epic peaks right here in North America.

  5. Why a National Park Hostel is the Way to Go

    From a refurbed 1950s trailer to hot tubs, a national park hostel is a great way to add some creature comforts to your adventure.

  6. 10 Must-Do Hikes in the Mountain West

    From sublime canyons, backcountry skylines, to alpine lakes, these must-do hikes in the Mountain West should be on any adventurer's bucket list.

  7. Photographing Yellowstone's Grand Prismatic: A Tale of Slowing Down and Taking a Closer Look

    Forced to slow down and experience the scene, this tourist falls in love with Yellowstone and the new Lensbaby Velvet 56.

  8. Exploring Yellowstone National Park in Winter

    Visiting Yellowstone National Park in winter is one of the greatest Rocky Mountain wilderness experiences anyone can have. Here's how to make it happen.

  9. The 10 Best Hikes in Yellowstone National Park

    From epic multi-day excursions to easy, iconic day hikes, here is a rundown of some of the very best hikes in Yellowstone National Park.

  10. Insider's Guides to Every National Park

    To celebrate the NPS Centennial, RootsRated editors curated a collection of Insider's Guides for every single park in the system. Learn where to go, what to do and what you can't miss.

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