North Yellowstone - Paradise Valley

Experience the beauty of Paradise Valley in Montana

2024 Dates: May 9th – September 23rd

Ideally located near the North Entrance of Yellowstone National Park, just 20 minutes from the charming town of Livingston and 45 minutes from Bozeman, MT, the newest Under Canvas camp offers more than a mile of pristine riverfront access along the Yellowstone River, allowing for world-class fly fishing on-site and river float experiences steps from the lobby tent.

The Paradise Valley region has drawn recent fame via the “Yellowstone” television series, set in its breathtaking high mountain plains and ranchland. In this exquisite location, you’ll enjoy upscale canvas tents with ensuite bathrooms, king-size beds with plush linens, hot running water, a wood-burning stove, and more. Indulge in our quintessential Montana culinary and cocktail offerings with evenings around the firepit under starry night skies. Experience paradise at our exceptional North Yellowstone property.
Experience more of Yellowstone National Park with a stay at both of our Yellowstone locations: Under Canvas North Yellowstone – Paradise Valley and Under Canvas West Yellowstone.

“Best Lodging for Nature Lovers” in 2023 Sunset Travel Awards


"…the place sounds idyllic. The Yellowstone River flows through the property, providing more than a mile of private access to world-class fly fishing… also horseback riding, river floats, hiking tours, and whitewater rafting on offer."
Sunset Magazine
"Dining on the riverside property at the onsite Embers Café is relaxed but creative, spotlighting local purveyors and a particular focus on Western style barbecue and smoked meats."

Explore Under Canvas North Yellowstone - Paradise Valley


Organic Bath Products

Organic Bath Products

Upscale, organic bath products stocked in your ensuite bathroom

On-Site Dining

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Our menu embraces both seasonality and locally sourced produce

Experience Coordinators

Adventures Concierge

Let us help you plan the adventure of a lifetime

USB Battery Packs

USB Battery Packs

Charge your devices using our bedside battery packs

Fire Pit and S'mores

Fire Pits & Smores

Nightly fires and complimentary s’mores available

Complimentary Activities


Live music, morning yoga, kids activities and more

West Elm Furnishings

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West Elm furnishings adourn our expansive lobby tents

In the land of cowboys and untouched wilderness, stunning Paradise Valley invites you to slow down and soak up the Western atmosphere

Discover North Yellowstone, near the quaint town of Gardiner, MT, and enjoy once-in-a-lifetime wildlife sightings in the Lamar Valley, access to the famed Mammoth Hot Springs, and endless breathtaking views. Montana’s Paradise Valley offers access to thrilling bucket-list adventures, including world-class fly fishing, horseback riding, river rafting, hiking, and live music at nearby Pine Creek Lodge, featuring top Bluegrass, Rock, Jam, and Country artists from around the country.

Directions & Travel Info

Directions from Bozeman, Montana

Head East on 1-90 toward Livingston, MT for 32.8 miles. Take exit 333 for US-89 South in Livingston, MT. Follow US-89 South for 9.6 miles and take a left at Pine Creek Road. Follow the dirt road for ~1 mile and turn left at the Under Canvas North Yellowstone – Paradise Valley signs. If you reach a parking lot for fishing access on the river you have gone too far… just turn around and come back to the first dirt road that will then be on your right.

Directions from Gardiner, MT

Take US-89 North towards Livingston, MT for 42.9 miles. Turn right onto Pine Creek Road. Follow the dirt road for ~1 mile and turn left at the Under Canvas North Yellowstone – Paradise Valley signs. If you reach the parking a for fishing access on the river you have gone too far… just turn around and come back to the first dirt road that will then be on your right.

Under Canvas North Yellowstone - Paradise Valley camp map

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Is the North Entrance to Yellowstone open?

    Yes, the North Entrance of Yellowstone National Park is open 24-hours a day. Visit the National Park Service for more information on the park status.

  • Where is Paradise Valley, Montana?

    Paradise Valley in southwestern Montana lies just north of Yellowstone National Park, nestled between the Absaroka Range to the east and the Gallatin Range to the west.

  • What is the difference between the Yellowstone north entrance vs west entrance?

    Marked by the iconic and original Roosevelt Arch, the North Entrance is the entry point of choice for those traveling from the Pacific Northwest. It gives park guests close access to Mammoth Hot Springs and is only minutes from the small western town of Gardiner, MT and Lamar Valley with the highest density of wildlife in the national park The West Entrance is found on the western side of the park near the town of West Yellowstone, Montana, not far from the Wyoming border. Once you pass the West Entrance, it is around 14 miles before you reach Madison, a basepoint for the surrounding geyser basins.

  • What are the attractions at the North Entrance of Yellowstone?

    The most popular attractions near the North Entrance are Roosevelt Arch, Mammoth Hot Springs and wildlife viewing in the Lamar Valley.


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Food and Beverage at Under Canvas
Seasonal and Locally Sourced Menu

We feature seasonal food and beverage offerings that prioritize locally-sourced ingredients from nearby purveyors.

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S'mores at Under Canvas
Nightly S'mores

For dessert, we let you become the chefs with our complimentary s'mores packs and nightly campfires.

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Under Canvas cocktails

Choose from a selection of wines, beers and cocktails to enjoy during dinner or around the campfire.

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Grab N Go Food Options at Under Canvas
Grab N Go Options

On the run for a day full of adventures? Snag breakfast, lunch or snacks to enjoy on the road, or trail.

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Under Canvas Breakfast Items
Rise and Shine

Enjoy tasty and nutritious breakfasts items and morning beverages just steps from your tent.

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Premium Coffee

Wake up and smell the coffee with premium espresso beverages available on-site.

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Montana Smoked Meats
Montana Smoked Meats

Experience the flavors of Montana with our specialty menu featuring locally sourced meats smoked to perfection in the perfect Montana setting.

Under Canvas West Yellowstone

Under Canvas West Yellowstone is located just 10 minutes from the park’s primary West Entrance, serving as a gateway to Montana’s unique hydrothermal and geologic wonders, diverse wildlife, and boundless options for thrilling outdoor recreation. Enjoy upscale, safari-inspired canvas tents, live music at sunset, local beverages from the outdoor bar, and endless “Big Sky” views. Expand your Yellowstone visit with a stay at Under Canvas West Yellowstone and experience more of Yellowstone’s magic.

Experience Under Canvas Throughout the U.S.

Under Canvas has 11 locations near some of the country’s most popular national parks and extraordinary landscapes. Book your stay at Under Canvas West Yellowstone and continue the adventure at Under Canvas Glacier, Under Canvas Mount Rushmore, Under Canvas Grand Canyon, Under Canvas Lake Powell – Grand Staircase, and beyond.

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