yellowstone wonderland

Join us in working the summer at one of the the world wonders.

About Us

Established in 1971, Ventures West Inc has been a prominent entity in the West Yellowstone and Gardiner Montana communities since its inception.

Currently, the company owns and operates two gift stores just a few blocks from the west entrance to Yellowstone National Park in the town of West Yellowstone

Smith&Chandler

Retail Stores

We are proud to boast that we own and operate the two finest retail stores in West Yellowstone. The stores offer a fine selection of gifts, apparel and outdoor lifestyle clothing.

"I've had the funnest summer working for Ventures West at the Smith&Chandler and Firehole Trading stores since my retirement. Our days off we explore the park and hike"
Happy employee 2
Dianne Brandeburg
Michigan
“It was so much fun working at Firehole and the Smith&Chandler Stores. My co-workers were wonderful and I made some great friends"
Happy employee 1
Tammie Rose
North Carolina