An evening you won’t soon forget

Evening Tour

Grab the saddles and hitch up the wagon for an evening you won’t soon forget. You can ride out to Yancy’s Hole on a horse or in a covered wagon. When you arrive you’ll find those cooks dishin’ up some real cowboy grub at our popular Old West Dinner Cookout.

The coffee’s brewin’ over the open campfire, and our wranglers love talkin’ your ears off over a strong “cup o’ Joe!” When we ring the “dinner bell”, you’ll line up for real western beef steaks cooked to order, our signature Roosevelt Baked Beans, potato salad, coleslaw, cornbread muffins, and fruit crisp. And if all this is not enough, you’ll find your boots tappin’ to old western songs sung by our singin’ cowboy. You may have come here as a city slicker, but you’ll go back as a regular cowpoke!

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Old West Cookout Menu

  • Steak (12 oz. serving for adults, 6 oz. for children)
  • Coleslaw, potato salad, baked beans, chuck wagon corn, corn muffins, watermelon, fruit crisp, and assorted beverages.
  • Vegetarian meals can be accommodated with advance notice.

Horseback Ride to Cookout

One-Hour Ride
The one-hour ride goes through sagebrush flats (following the trail used for the regular one-hour horse ride) to the cookout site. The return ride is direct and takes about 30 minutes. (To ride a horse a person must be at least 8 years old, 48 inches tall and weigh under 240 lbs, understand English, ages 8-17 must be accompanied by an adult 18 years or over)

Two-Hour Ride
The 2-hour rides goes through woods, sagebrush flats, and meadows (following the trail used for the regular 2 hour horse ride) to the cookout site. The return ride is direct and takes about 30 minutes. (To ride a horse a person must be at least 8 years old, 48 inches tall and weigh under 240 lbs, understand English, ages 8-17 must be accompanied by an adult 18 years or over)

Wagon Ride to Cookout
Ride takes 30 – 45 minutes and goes through sagebrush flats (following the same road used for the stagecoach rides) to the cookout site. The wagons are canvas-covered with padded bench seats; each wagon is drawn by two horses.

Children 2 and under are free if they share from adult’s plate and ride on a lap. Child rate applies for children 3 – 11 years who will have their own plate. Children 11 and under must be accompanied by someone 18 years or older.

Insider Tips

  • Since the cookout begins at dusk, this can be a perfect time to watch wildlife in the Roosevelt area.
  • One of the highlights of the cookout is enjoying a good old fashioned cup of coffee brewed over a campfire.
  • Some of the best cobbler around is served during the cookout. Be sure to save room for dessert.
Old West Dinner Cookout – Roosevelt – Dates & Rates for 2017
  Operating Dates Days of the Week Check-In Adult Rate Child Rate
2 hour Horseback 6/10/17 – 8/11/17 Daily 3:30pm $94 $86 (8-11)
  8/12/17 – 9/3/17 Daily 2:30pm $94 $86 (8-11)
           
1 hour Horseback 6/10/17 – 8/11/17 Daily 4:15pm $87 $72 (8-11)
  8/12/17 – 9/3/17 Daily 3:15pm $87 $72 (8-11)
           
Wagon 6/10/17 – 8/11/17 Daily 4:45pm $63 $50 (3-11)
  8/12/17 – 9/3/17 Daily 3:45pm $63 $50 (3-11)
  9/4/17 – 9/9/17 Daily 2:45pm $63 $50 (3-11)

*To ride a horse a person must be at least 8 years old, 48 inches tall and weigh under 240 lbs, understand English, ages 8-17 must be accompanied by an adult 18 years or over

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Great experience!

Jun 11, 2017 by Karen

Fun experience for the whole family. Good food (and lots of it), informative guides/wranglers, fun musical entertainment and storytelling around the campfire. Chance to see wildlife closeup on the wagon ride to/from.

Best night in Yellowstone

May 25, 2017 by Kara

The old west dinner cookout was the best evening of our entire stay in Yellowstone. It was so much fun for everyone, young and old. The dinner was fantastic! We'll do it again next year.

A MUST DO!!

Mar 24, 2017 by MICHELLE BIRNBAUM

My family went this past June. Loved the ride to the site. We were lucky to be in the first wagon so didn't have to deal with dust. The dining site was beautiful and the food was awesome. We plan on going back in 2018 and will definitely will be doing the cookout again.

Yellowstone National Park Lodges, Wyoming , USA 5.0 5.0 16 16 Fun experience for the whole family. Good food (and lots of it), informative guides/wranglers, fun musical entertainment and storytelling around the campfire. Chance to see wildlif
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