There won't be other people, but that's not to say you'll be alone. Elk, grizzlies, and wolves frequent the alpine ecosystem surrounding this rustic 1930s ranger-built log cabin ($30 for four; recreation.gov), set on the edge of a meadow in the Gallatin National Forest. Five miles from the Teepee Creek trailhead and five miles from the edge of Yellowstone National Park, this is the West as it should be: big and empty.
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