In the early days, Yellowstone's visitors began their park exploration at Mammoth Hot Springs, named after the steaming limestone terraces just above the hotel area.
Today, Mammoth Hot Springs Hotel offers a warm welcome to summer and winter visitors. Elk routinely graze outside the hotel around the parade grounds of what was once Fort Yellowstone.
Charming cabins behind the hotel with easy access to the hotels full-service restaurant and grill, lobby, map room and interpretive tours.
Open two seasons:
Summer, May 13 through Oct. 10, 2011
Winter, December 21, 2011 through March 5, 2012.
The area includes lodging and food service, ski and snowshoe rentals and tours, snowcoach shuttles and tours.
Interpretive tours (bus and Historic Yellow Bus tours) horseback riding, hiking, wildlife watching, self guiding interperative walks though Mammoth Terraces and Fort Yellowstone are also available in the area.