Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park

Pleasant Valley

Pleasant Valley was the sight of "Uncle John" Yancey's Pleasant Valley Hotel, one of the earliest lodging facilities in Yellowstone. The hotel and outbuildings were built between 1884 and 1893 and served early park visitors as well as miners passing through en route to the mining district near Cooke City. Currently, the site is used "Old West" cookouts, presented by Xanterra Parks and Resorts. None of the original buildings remain.