Yellowstone Mine Restaurant at the Best Western by Mammoth Hot Springs

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Yellowstone Mine Restaurant

The Ridgeline Hotel® at Yellowstone


North Entrance Lodging and Road Status

All Yellowstone National Park entrances and park roads are now temporarily closed in preparation for the winter season, EXCEPT for the road between the North Entrance and Northeast Entrance (open year-round, weather permitting).

The North Entrance is OPEN! Visitors can enter through the historic Roosevelt Arch, then take Old Gardiner Road directly into Mammoth.

Conditions permitting, all other entrances and roads are projected to open to oversnow travel by snowmobile and snowcoach at 8:00 AM on December 15.

The Jim Bridger Explorer Cabins are now OPEN! The Rusty Rail Lounge is also open Thursday-Monday, 11 AM to 10 PM (food service available 11 AM - 9 PM).

The Ridgeline Hotel® at Yellowstone is currently closed, and will be re-opening December 15. However, please be advised that the Indoor Pool and Hot Tub will not be in service effective immediately and through April, 2023.

For additional information, please visit the National Park Service website


The Yellowstone Mine Restaurant is your destination for outstanding family-friendly dining in Gardiner, MT! Enjoy classic American fare in an "Old West" atmosphere. Featuring steaks, seafood, pastas, and more, with friendly service and generous portions, you can rest assured you won't walk away hungry!

The Yellowstone Mine Restaurant is located at 909 Scott Street W, Gardiner, MT 59030, right next to the Ridgeline Hotel at Yellowstone. Call 406-848-4160 for directions or more information.



Rusty Rail Lounge & Casino is OPEN!

The Rusty Rail Lounge & Casino is located directly next to the Yellowstone Mine, where you can enjoy specialty cocktails, microbrews, or a selection of wine and imported beers while you try your luck at our video poker and keno machines! 

Thursday-Monday: 11 AM - 9 PM
Tuesday-Wednesday: Closed

Food Service available 11 AM - 9 PM

  • Happy Hour is 4 PM - 6 PM every day (discount on drinks)
  • Friday is Ladies Day all day (discount on drinks)
  • Saturday is Family Day (free pool table games) for students, and when you mention your Gardiner school, Rusty Rail will donate a portion of your check to the local school.
  • Sunday is Dollar Wings all day, and we have the NFL package!

The Rusty Rail Lounge & Casino is located at 907 Scott Street W, Gardiner, MT 59030, next to the Yellowstone Mine Restaurant. Call 406-848-4160 for directions or more information.