Nestled between two mountain ranges, Paradise Valley, Montana is anchored by Livingston and Gardiner, Montana, and follows the Yellowstone River through picturesque western ranch land. From high mountain plains to world-class recreation, you’ll have plenty to see and do while in the area. Make our newest location, Under Canvas North Yellowstone – Paradise Valley your basecamp while you explore all the wild west has to offer.
Day One: Explore the Charming Town of Livingston
With the Yellowstone River flowing alongside it and the Paradise Valley as a backdrop it’s easy to see the appeal of Livingston, Montana.
Livingston Art Gallery
Take a stroll in town and stop in some of the many Livingston Art Galleries. There are so many fantastic art galleries in Livingston that open their doors for art walks. This is a fun activity for any age to stroll around the historic downtown area!
Livingston Farmers Market
The Livingston Farmers Market is the perfect place to buy fresh produce, delicious food truck fare, and handmade arts and crafts! The Livingston Farmers’ Market is open from May-September.
Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center
While you are in town, the Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center is a must-see for animal lovers! The center is home to grizzly bears, wolves, and other local wildlife. You can learn about the animals through educational programs, or watch the animals up close from viewing platforms.
Visit a Local Brewery
While you are in Livingston, check out some of Montana’s locally-brewed, hand-crafted beers. Two of the most popular spots are Katabatic Brewing Company and Neptune’s Brewery. Neptune’s Brewery also offers a taphouse and eatery right across the street!
Day Two: Embark on your Under Canvas Adventure
From world-class white water rafting to a private Yellowstone River float trip, Under Canvas North Yellowstone – Paradise Valley offers the “best of” Montana adventures. Before arriving at camp, be sure to reach out to our Adventure Concierge to plan your adventure of choice.
Embark in guided hiking and leave the busy national park roads behind! Head out for a hike in Yellowstone’s stunning landscapes with an expert guide for a full day of exploring.
Yellowstone River Float
Sit back, relax, and soak up the scenic Yellowstone River! Spend the morning or evening in a custom wooden river dory that meets you right outside of the Under Canvas lobby.
A trip to Big Sky Country isn’t complete without a horseback ride through Montana’s National Forests. Embark on a one hour tour with an expert guide.
Pro tip: Pair this tour with rafting for a full day of fun!
White Water Rafting
Check off your bucket list and go white water rafting down the Yellowstone River! From scenic floats to raging rapids, there’s a trip for everyone. Transportation and lunch is included in your trip!
Paddle along the longest free-flowing river in the continental U.S. Watch for views of Mount Sepulcher & Electric Peak and Montana wildlife as you float past Yellowstone National Park!
Day Three: Spend the Day in Yellowstone National Park
Under Canvas North Yellowstone – Paradise Valley provides unprecedented access to the North Entrance of Yellowstone National Park. Famous for its geologic features and wildlife viewing, the North side of the park is a must visit!
Lamar Valley is one of the best places to see wildlife in Yellowstone National Park. Along the 29-mile drive, you can spot Yellowstone’s “Big Five” most iconic animals: moose, elk, wolves, bison, and bears.
Mammoth Hot Springs
The Mammoth Hot Springs are home to one of the most visited geothermal features in the park. You easily view the hot springs by walking the boardwalk through the Lower Terraces and you can drive through the Upper Terraces!
Old Faithful Geyser
Old Faithful Geyser is located in Yellowstone’s Upper Geyser Basin in the southwest section of the park and is one of the most famous sites. This geyser viewing area is the most accessible and visitor friendly in the park.
When you stay at Under Canvas North Yellowstone – Paradise Valley, you will enjoy upscale canvas tents with ensuite bathrooms, king beds with plush linens, hot running water, wood-burning stoves and more! Return to your Paradise Valley basecamp and indulge in quintessential Montana culinary and cocktail offerings with evenings around the firepit under starry night skies. Experience paradise during your three day getaway in Paradise Valley, Montana.