FAQ's

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Q: What do we need to bring?

We like to tell people that they only need to bring clothes and food.....most everything else we can think of is provided.

Q: Does it matter what time we arrive?

No, your cabin will be unlocked and ready for you arrival (after 2:00 pm) at whatever time works for you.  Your last name will be on a small chalkboard on a tree next to your cabin and the key will be inside.  If you arrive very late, we will check in with you the following day.

Q: What are the closest airports?

Billings, MT.... (BIL):  3 hours   

Cody, WY........(COD):  2 hours    

Bozeman, MT..(BZN):  3 hours

Jackson, WY...(JAC):   4 hours

Q: What extras are provided/available?:

*  Portable camp chairs  (ask owner)                                

*  Coolers (ask owner)

*  Picnic ice packs (in your freezer)

*  Gas grill

*  BBQ tools

*  Bear spray

*  Regional/YNP hiking or fishing books (ask owner)


Q: Do you have laundry facilities?

Yes, we have a washer/dryer available for your use on site.  The cost is $2.50 per load of washing, and $2.50 per load of drying....dryer sheets and detergent pods included.

Q: How far is it to Yellowstone National Park?

Silver Gate and SilverTip Cabins are only 1 mile from the Northeast Entrance to Yellowstone.

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Q: How far is it to...

Old Faithful...2 hours

Cody, WY...1.75 hours

Red Lodge, MT...1.75 hours

Jackson, WY...4 hours

West Yellowstone, MT...2.5 hours

Gardiner, MT...2 hours

Q: Where is the closest Rodeo?

Cody Wyoming has NIGHTLY rodeos throughout the summer months!

Q: Can you fish from the property?

Yes, but since the property is in Montana, you need to have a Montana fishing license.

Q: Where can I find fishing regulations in your area?

Montana fishing regs:  http://fwp.mt.gov/fwpDoc.html?id=84724

Wyoming fishing regs:  https://wgfd.wyo.gov/Regulations/Regulation-PDFs/WYFISHINGREGS_BROCHURE

Yellowstone National Park regs:  https://www.yellowstonepark.com/things-to-do/fishing-rules


Please Note: Felt-soled waders/ boots are NOT allowed in Yellowstone National Park.

Q: Where can we purchase fishing licenses?

Fishing licenses for Wyoming and Montana can be purchased at the Cooke City Store in Cooke City, MT (3 miles away), and fishing licenses for YNP can be purchased at the NE gate (1 mile away).

Q: Is there WiFi available in the cabin?

We have Wi-Fi (no uploading, downloading, streaming, or Face Time/skyping) available on our property.


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Q: What is there to do in your area?

Sight seeing in Yellowstone National Park, lots of hiking and fishing in YNP, Beartooth Scenic wilderness, and Chief Joseph/Sunlight Basin area, Cody Wyoming has a wonderful museum https://centerofthewest.org/ and shops and Red Lodge, Montana is a great place to shop in a quaint downtown.

Q: What nearby restaurants do you recommend?

There are quite a few local restaurants here in the Cooke City/Silver Gate area, but our favorite for burgers/beer is Miner's Saloon, and for more elegant fare:  Beartooth Cafe.

Q: Where can I purchase groceries/ Is there a grocery store nearby?

Although we suggest purchasing your groceries at either Billings/Red Lodge, Livingston, or Cody prior to getting into our area, groceries can be purchased at the Cooke City Store (kind of along the lines of a convenience store in terms of price and selection).

Q: Do you offer discounts?

We offer discounts of approximately 15% if guests pay via cashier's check, money order or cash.  

Paying via a credit card or personal check are more expensive.  Just ask when you reserve.

Q: How do I get to the cabin?

All directions for getting to the cabins will be provided upon making a reservation.

Q: Does the cabin have air conditioning?

Air conditioning is not necessary in our cabins.  Our cabins have overhead fans.  If you would like your cabin to be cooler, all you need to do it open the screened windows during the night, or in the morning and close them before departing for the day and when you return, your cabin will be nice and cool.  We do have circulating fans you can borrow as well if you need them.

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Q: How will we get the key to the cabin?

Your key will be inside your cabin when you arrive.

Q: What do we need to do to get the $50 cleaning deposit refund?

$50 of your $100 cleaning fee is refundable via snail mail provided the cabin is left in clean condition. All cleaning products necessary to clean your cabin are provided in your cabin---rags, cleaning fluids, broom, dustpan, and vacuum.

Q: When/ how will we receive the cleaning refund?

As soon as your cabin has been checked and prepared/cleaned for the next guest, we will put your refund (between $0-$50 depending upon the condition of the cabin) in the mail.

Further questions

If you have further questions or did not find your answer here, please contact us!  We would be happy to help with inquiries before or after your booking.