West Yellowstone, is the West, and most popular entrance to Yellowstone National Park. It is a small mountain community of about 1200 people at an elevation of 6,666 feet. Only 10 miles from the ranch, this mountain town is both the gateway to Yellowstone National Park and the self-proclaimed fly-fishing capital of the world. The quaint streets are lined with interesting shops and restaurants. Wander through the exhibits of the Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center or the Museum of Yellowstone. Many enjoy the Bear’s Den Cinema, an evening at the Playmill or Pinecone Theaters or the giant screen experience at the Yellowstone IMAX Theater.
Bears Den Cinema
West Yellowstone’s only year round movie theatre. The Bears Den Cinema offers first-rate movies with a full sized screen, ultra DTS Sound and 125 seats. Nightly showings. The concessions counter has movie-lover’s hot buttered popcorn and other favorite treats.
Grizzly & Wolf Discovery Center
View live grizzly bears ,gray wolves and Birds of Prey in a naturalistic environment. Fun and educational for the whole family. Interact with naturalists, attend wildlife presentations and films, visit the gift shop or simply relax and watch these fascinating animals with your two day admission. Open all year, 8:00 am – dusk.
Yellowstone IMAX Theatre
Six story high screen with 6-channel digital surround sound, “Yellowstone” highlights the history, wildlife and geothermal aspects of our country’s first national park. An adventure that will guide you through the National Park, allowing you to view its majestic wildlife and the grandeur of its scenery. IMAX – We’ll Take You There!
Museum of Yellowstone
The Yellowstone Experience awaits you at the recently redesigned Museum of the Yellowstone with the cooperation of the Smithsonian Institution. New programs include walking tours of West Yellowstone’s Historic District, interactive family exhibits and interpretive ranger programs. Open May through October.
After four decades of the “Finest in Family Entertainment,” the Playmill Theatre™ continues the tradition with three popular hits a year.