Hibernation Station


Hibernation Station opened its doors in 1994; we are a locally owned and operated resort in West Yellowstone, Montana. Hibernation Station started out with only 10 cabins and has expanded the property to 50 cabins, ranging in different sizes and styles. Each cabin is elegantly appointed with handmade log furniture, goose down comforters and tapestry walls. Our facility is located just blocks from the west gate into Yellowstone Park. Each year we have the opportunity to meet thousands of guests from all over the world. We are a unique facility that offers our customers the experience of staying in a log cabin, without giving up the comforts of home. We look forward to having you join our employee team this summer!




·          Great wage- $9.00 per hour!

·          Employer provides housing for only $87.50 per week!

·          Live & work in a small town outside of the west entrance to Yellowstone National Park!

·          Couples and groups of up to 4 friends are encouraged to apply!

·          Enjoy many outdoor activities on your day off including hiking, fishing, whitewater rafting, horseback riding and the rodeo!


Did you know…?


·          Montana's state flower, the bitterroot, was a food staple for many American Indians.

·          During the summer, more visitors stay in West Yellowstone’s lodging accommodations than any other location in the Yellowstone region.

·          There are 67 species of mammals inside Yellowstone National Park, including: bears, fish, birds, reptiles and wolves.

·          The origin of the name Montana came from the Spanish work meaning “mountain.”

·          The density of the state of Montana is 6 people per square mile.


What’s the weather like in West Yellowstone, Montana?

On average, there are 191 sunny days per year in West Yellowstone. Average daytime temperatures vary from 28°F (−2°C) in January to 84.5°F (29.2°C) in July. Heavy snowstorms may occur as early as September or as late as May, though most snow falls from November to March. Throughout the state, summer nights are generally cool and pleasant. It’s best to pack a sweater and light jacket, as the difference between morning and evening temperature could be vast. For the current weather conditions, please visit www.weather.com.



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How to Get There

Students should communicate their travel plans to the employer at least 2 weeks prior to arrival. It is recommended that students fly into the West Yellowstone Airport (WYS) in West Yellowstone, MT where the employer will be there to pick them up.


If students fly into Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC) in Salt Lake City, UT, they can take the Salt Lake Express bus directly to West Yellowstone. Students can arrange their own transportation at www.saltlakeexpress.com. The bus ride from Salt Lake City to West Yellowstone is about 6 hours and will cost about $70-$80.