Grant Village Area Historic Highlights
West Thumb Ranger Station
Built in 1925, with the open breezeway enclosed in 1966, the West Thumb Ranger Station is an excellent example of historic architecture associated with ranger stations in Yellowstone.
The shoreline of West Thumb is the location of several Native American hearth sites providing evidence that native peoples once used this area as a travel route, camping ground, and food-gathering area.
Did You Know?
There were no wolves in Yellowstone in 1994. The wolves that were reintroduced in 1995 and 1996 thrived and there are now over 300 of their descendents living in the Greater Yellowstone Area.