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West Yellowstone Essential Info


West Yellowstone, Montana, is a rustic mountain town nestled between National Forest lands and is the gateway to Yellowstone National Park. It is only a mile from the park entrance, and the town's airport is the closest to the park, and to attractions like Old Faithful.

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  1. The town's name changed several times until West Yellowstone was settled upon in 1920.
  2. West Yellowstone has one school, serving kindergarten through 12th grade.
  3. Because of its proximity to Yellowstone National Park, the town receives a large amount of tourism, especially from China. To cater to these tourists, the town has commercial signage in Mandarin and three Chinese restaurants.

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