With millions of visitors drawn to East Yellowstone, it is no surprise that the range of activities and travel opportunities are so high. The area is a vast expanse of mountains, lakes, rivers and picturesque valleys. Activities range from historical sites to sporting venues.
East Yellowstone sits in a wide valley between Yellowstone National Park and Cody, close to the northern part of Wyoming. It is bordered on one side by the Absaroka Range, part of the famed Rocky Mountains. It is the gateway for the Shoshone National Forest, Grand Teton National Park and Yellowstone National Park.
The area has an abundance of wildlife, making it a hotspot for hunters. Visitors can see big horned sheep, grizzly bears, black bears, mule deer, moose, eagles and elk. Its Buffalo Bill Cody Scenic Byway is the main highway that offers visitors scenery of rugged mountains, rocky formations and varied rivers, inspiring campers, hikers, walkers, wildlife watchers, fishermen, kayakers, canoeists, snowmobilers, crosscountry skiers and horseback riders.
Many of the activities are easily reached via Highways 14/20, that extends from the eastern boundary of Yellowstone National Park to Cody. In fact, this route is famous thanks to President Teddy Roosevelt who considered it to be one of the world's most beautiful and scenic areas.