Guardhouse (1891)

Yellowstone National Park

Wooden single story building with a wrap-around porch.
The original guardhouse in Fort Yellowstone.

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Quick Facts

Location:
Fort Yellowstone Historic District
OPEN TO PUBLIC:
No

The guardhouse could hold 15 prisoners and 10 guards. Every visitor had to check in at the building after entering the park from Gardiner, Montana.

A new guardhouse was built in 1911.

Today, the building is used as residences for park employees.

Last updated: October 5, 2017