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Grey Wolf Cabin - One Mile to Ne Entrance to Yellowstone Park

Bedrooms 1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 nights


About the property

House, 1 Bedroom + Loft, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

Located just one mile from the Northeast entrance to Yellowstone, Gray Wolf Cabin is the perfect place for wildlife watching in Lamar Valley, sightseeing in Yellowstone National Park, and trips to Cody, Wyoming and Red Lodge, Montana on some of America’s most spectacular roads. Lamar Valley has been called the Serengeti of North America due to the vast herds of elk and bison, and large numbers of pronghorn antelope, big horn sheep, coyotes, deer, mountain goats, grizzly bears, black bears and many birds including ravens and bald eagles. Since the reintroduction of the wolf in 1995, this valley has also provided almost daily sighting of wolves belonging to the Druid and Slough Creek packs.

Yellowstone National Park has one the world’s largest collections of thermal features. It provides an endless array of destinations, starting with Yellowstone Falls, Yellowstone Lake, Old Faithful and Mammoth Hot Springs. There are thousands of geysers, fumaroles, mudpots, and hot springs for you to view. Seasonally, you can also soak in a wonderful natural hot tub at the Boiling River just north of Mammoth Hot Springs.

For an adventure outside of Yellowstone National Park, a two-hour drive will take you to Red Lodge, Montana over Beartooth Highway, one of America’s most beautiful roadways. Red Lodge is an old gold mining town, which has grown into a picturesque ski resort with numerous shops and restaurants. Heading to the east, the Chief Joseph Highway over historic Dead Indian Pass provides a wide vista over the Rocky Mountains. Chief Joseph Highway will take you to Cody, Wyoming, where there is a nightly gunfight and rodeo during the summer season. The Cody Museum contains five different sections, including western artworks, a wing with exhibits on Buffalo Bill Cody’s life, exhibits of the Plains Indians’ lives, a firearms exhibit, and a large exhibit of the wildlife of the area.

The cabin is located on one acre of secluded, wooded land, bordering on National Forest land. You can end your day with s'mores around a fire in the fire pit behind the cabin. For a short outing, you can make the 5-minute walk to a 60ft high waterfall or take the Bannock Trail into Cooke City.

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Cooke City House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ski-In ...
  • Away From It All
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds (2), Double Beds (1)
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rock climbing
  • snowboarding


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Grey Wolf Cabin - One Mile to Ne Entrance to Yellowstone Park
average rating of 5.0 based on 31 reviews

Beautiful location and cabin. Well appointed.

  • 5 of 5

Met or exceeded all of our expectations. Beautiful location. The “cabin” is actually a log home that is well-stocked, thoughtfully decorated and roomy. We loved being able to ski and snow shoe directly from the home.

  • Submitted: Dec 30, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. We always love hearing that people enjoy our little piece of paradise. Hope you and your family can come back soon.
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Couldn’t be more pleased

  • 5 of 5

Very nice place to stay and great people to deal with

  • Submitted: Feb 19, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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September 2017

  • 5 of 5

Dear Christy, 

We used Home away for a ski trip in Colorado twice, spring break in Florida Keys, vacation in Helen, Georgia but Grey Wolf Cabin is by far the best place we stayed in. Every single detail was with style, we were beyond happy. 

Sorry if we used more data than we anticipated but due to hurricane Irma we used Viber for staying in touch with our daughter. She lives in Miami but she was evacuated to Jacksonville during the storm. Our house is 26 ft above sea level so historic flooding in Jacksonville didn't effected the house. Wind destroyed backyard fence and gate but we were blessed that she was safe. 

Thank you for sharing your place, time spent in Grey Wolf Cabin will forever be treasured. If you ever decide to sell your place look no further, we are absolutely in love with Grey Wolf Cabin. 

Until next time...

P. S. Deposit check received, thanks again. 

Best regards, 


  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for letting us know that you enjoyed Grey Wolf Cabin. I was relieved to hear that your home and family weathered Irma in good shape. We hope you can come back to stay with us soon.
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Gray wolf cabin was perfect! It felt like home the moment we walked in.

  • 5 of 5

The location was great for privacy yet convenient to Silver Gate and Cooke City. We wanted to hike and see as much of Yellowstone as possible during our stay. However, the cabin was so comfortable with beautiful views that we didn't mind being there when not exploring. Unlike most places, every convenience was supplied. When we left to travel to Glacier National the second week of our vacation, we wished we could have taken the cabin with us! The resort we stayed at did not compare to Gray Wolf Cabin!

  • Submitted: Sep 10, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It is always wonderful to hear that our guests have enjoyed their stay at Grey Wolf Cabin. We try to supply everything our guests may need, from snow shoes for the winter time, fire pit for the summer, and lots of information about the intact ecosystem that is Yellowstone National Park.
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Exactly as advertised - An amazing place to stay.

  • 5 of 5

My family and I enjoyed everything about Grey Wolf cabin. The property is beautiful with a great view of the mountains from the back of the house. The property is very private - you are surrounded by forest. The properties nearby were no did not intrude on our privacy at all. I don't think we saw a single person. I'm not sure what I can add beyond what was said in the other reviews, other than to say I agree with all of the nice things they said. Everything about the house was clean, comfortable, extremely well organized, and we could find just about anything we needed. It is very well decorated with beautiful photos and other art to match the Grey Wolf theme. The only knock against the place is the lack of cell phone coverage and very limited internet access. But the owners were very upfront about that it really wasn't more than a minimal inconvenience for us. I so enjoyed the week I spent there. Thank you very much Christy and Paul!

  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Chattanooga, Tn.

Third stay at Grey Wolf!

  • 5 of 5

I have been traveling to Yellowstone annually for fishing and vacation for over 10 years and always stay in the Cooke City/ Silver Gate area. Grey Wolf is by far the best accommodations we've found so far.

The property is accurately described in the listing, is always very clean when we arrive and is reasonably priced. The storage room has everything you could possibly need as far as household supplies. The beds are very comfortable. Also, we like the fact that it is very close to the park entrance yet near good eating establishments as well. Grey Wolf is just off the beaten path enough to enjoy a bit of seclusion in your own section of the forest.

I've taken my family there and at other times fishing buddies ... we are always pleased. After three yearly stays in a row, Christy and I are on first name basis and she is readily available by phone during my stay...but it's usually her calling me to see if everything's OK!

I use VRBO a lot and this is one ranks among the highest of satisfaction for me.

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your wonderful review. It is always nice to hear that our guests are enjoying our little piece of paradise.
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Member since: 2008
Speaks: german, dutch
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Calendar last updated:
February 12, 2018

About The Owner

We purchased this cabin after we fell in love with wolf watching in Lamar Valley. This is the closest you can stay to the wolves outside of Yellowstone.

The Owner purchased this house in 2008


Nearest Motorway
1.7 Miles
N Hwy 212
Nearest Restaurant
1.7 Miles
Log Cabin Cafe
Car: necessary

Located 1.7 miles from the northeast entrance to Yellowstone National Park, the cabin provides the best access to some of the best wildlife watching in North America, especially wolf watching. Open year round, come enjoy the winter wonderland with cross-country skiing from the front door onto the Bannock Trail. Two pairs of snowshoes are available for your use at the cabin. Wintertime provides some of the best wildlife watching.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 10.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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