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Environment

  •  Visitors enjoy the view from the Observation Point Trail, a strenuous eight-mile round-trip hike that climbs 2,000 ft. above the canyon floor.
    National Park Service
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    Christopher Gezon
    A multi-state project is working to provide electric vehicle charging stations and corridors to scenic areas around the Mountain West. ChargeWest is working with state agencies in Montana, Idaho, Wyoming, Utah, Nevada, Colorado, New Mexico and Arizona to make this a reality.
  • West Yellowstone, a small town near Yellowstone's west entrance, has options for food, lodging and entertainment.
    Thomas Duesing
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    Flickr Creative Commons
    The recent flooding around Yellowstone National Park also created challenges for gateway towns like Gardner, Red Lodge and Cooke City in Montana. That includes lost homes and possibly lost livelihoods. For travelers who can no longer access the park through those towns, there’s another Montana entrance: West Yellowstone, the most popular gateway to the park.