America’s first national park is a must on outdoor lovers’ trip bucket lists. Every year, people from all over the world come to bask in this natural wonder. Of course, since Yellowstone is a fan favorite, finding the right accommodations for your needs takes some proper and early planning. Not only are there a plethora of options, everything from nearby glamping sites to cabins and mountain-view condos, but there are also some downright wonderful in-park lodgings available. Thus, to assist you in finding a fantastic stay, here are the top ten nature-loving places to stay in Yellowstone.

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10 Old Faithful Snow Lodge

For nature lovers looking to experience this incredible national park in all its glory, Old Faithful Snow Lodge is a great place to stay. Located inside Yellowstone, these lodgings are ideal for outdoorsy types and their traveling companions who prefer a full-service hotel. This lodge is one of the newer accommodations in Yellowstone, so guests can also enjoy modern conveniences here. With several cabins to choose from, Old Faithful Snow Lodge has two onsite restaurants and resort-like amenities. If interested, make your reservations well in advance with the park partner.

9 Mammoth Hot Springs Hotel & Cabins

Yet another great choice for the outdoorsy folks is none other than The Mammoth Hot Springs Hotel and Cabins. Originally built in 1936, these lodgings have been recently renovated but still manage to keep the history of this place and the park alive. Here guests have more than a few options when it comes to in-park accommodations and amenities. As an added bonus, hotel guests do not have to wander far for a chance to spot the park’s wildlife. There are also daily guided tours that depart from Mammoth Hotel to must-see park spots like Lamar Valley, Yellowstone’s Grand Canyon, Old Faithful, and more.

  • Note : This hotel is temporarily closed for the season but will reopen in 2023.

8 Roosevelt Lodge Cabins

The historic Roosevelt Lodge Cabins are located near Yellowstone’s Tower Fall area and have been an in-park lodging staple since 1920. Named after the famous campsite once used by President Theodore Roosevelt, guests will fall in love with this place’s rustic charm. This is an excellent option for families and anyone looking to invoke their “Old West spirit.” With ample amenities and adventures at this place, explorers can partake in horseback riding, stagecoach excursions, and more while staying at these lodgings. Plus, the surrounding scenery at Roosevelt Lodge Cabins is simply one for the books.

  • Note : This hotel is temporarily closed for the season but will reopen in 2023.

7 Under Canvas Yellowstone

For the glampers, Under Canvas Yellowstone is one of the best stays in the park, according to Condé Nast Traveler. Located only a few minutes from the West Park Entrance, these accommodations allow guests to have an up-close and personal front-row seat in Yellowstone. With several tent options, multiple experience packages, and limitless amenities, this safari-inspired stay is perfect for couples, friends, and solo explorers. So check out Under Canvas Yellowstone and get ready to marvel at picturesque landscapes, plus all the surrounding geologic wonders and diverse wildlife.

6 Lake Lodge Cabins

If you are looking for something, a tad bit more traditional Lake Lodge Cabins is for you. This rustic dream come true offers guests an expansive main lodge with a lovely veranda that showcases the park and Yellowstone Lake’s spectacular views. In addition to the communal main lodge areas, guests have their choice of 186 cabins with all the comforts of home. With a wealth of amenities, Lake Lodge is the ideal stay for those in need of a relaxing getaway in one of the nation’s favorite parks. Open early June through the end of September; these accommodations are absolutely delightful.

5 Canyon Village

Yellowstone guests can also check out Canyon Lodge and Cabins, which is another group of lodgings located within the park. This larger-than-life facility has ample options with over 500 rooms and cabins—all of which come fully furnished and have queen beds, full bathrooms, plus handy little mini-refrigerators. Situated on the east side of the park near the Yellowstone River, Canyon Lodge offers guests everything they could ever need with modern suites, rooms, cabins, communal entertainment spaces, restaurants, a convenience shop, incredible views, and so much more.

4 Hibernation Station

Alternatively, parkgoers can opt for a unique stay at the Hibernation station. These quaint hotel-style lodgings are set against one of the park’s most specular backdrops and have a towering bronze “fighting elk” statue. The Hibernation Station is located in West Yellowstone and has a variety of eateries and shops. This is a good choice for those looking for a fun, family-friendly place to rest after a long day of exploring the park. Notable amenities here include fireplaces, kitchens, jetted tubs, mini-fridges, attractive log furnishings, televisions, and pet-friendly accommodations.

3 Explorer Cabins

One of the newest places to stay in Yellowstone, Explorer Cabins has more than a few cozy rentals for park guests. If you are looking for more of an intimate stay, these private rentals can accommodate you. Guests have their choice of unique cabins, each complete with a kitchenette, a private bath, a spacious bedroom, a lovely living space, and resort-like amenities. As an added bonus, every cabin also comes with a private deck, which is ideal for taking in all the beautiful scenery in this part of the park.

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2 Lake Yellowstone Hotel & Cabins

For those looking for something a little fancier than your standard rustic cabin stay, the Lake Yellowstone Hotel & Cabins is for you. These stunning accommodations offer guests a truly luxurious stay that is both relaxing and eco-friendly. Here park goers can choose from the finest digs, including cabins, family-style rooms, lakeside rooms, deluxe lodgings, and high-end suites. There is also an incredible dining room, an onsite bar, entertaining communal spaces, a business center, and even a deli. Plus, the breathtaking views from this unique in-park stay are absolute must-sees.

1 Absaroka Lodge

Last but not least, Absaroka Lodge is known for its picturesque views and easy access to the surrounding spectacular outdoors. Located on the banks of the Yellowstone River, these lodgings are sure to please even the pickiest of nature lovers. Here guests can enjoy a variety of nearby sights and attractions like the Roosevelt Arch and Paradise Valley. This lodge offers only the best amenities, including luxurious mattresses, linens, an inviting ambiance, ample conveniences, and some amazing five-star dining options. This is another wondrous stay in Yellowstone, perfect for the whole family.