Thanks for being here! The six of us at CoolWorks welcome you and wish you success in finding your Jobs in Great Places®!

Here is my packing list for Yellowstone! I am driving so there is some extras, hopefully this helps some people!

Things for room

  • Sheets
  • Blanket
  • Pillowcase and pillows
  • Mattress Pads
  • Alarm clock
  • Power Strip
  • Fans
  • Hangers
  • Bed Raisers
  • Wall hocks (non sticky)
  • Lamp
  • Reading light with clip
  • Stadium Chair
  • Lock Box (foot locker)
  • Iron/ ironing board
  • Mirror
  • Folding table- in den
  • Roll cart in bathroom


  • Bath mat
  • Shower curtains
  • Bathrobe
  • Towels
  • Wash clothes/ lofa
  • Hand towels
  • Shaving items
  • Shampoo/ conditioner
  • Soap
  • Shower caddy
  • Qtips
  • Toilet paper
  • Kleenex
  • Paper towels
  • Hair supplies
  • Hair dryer/ straighter/ curler

Clothes and Accessories

  • Sunglasses 2
  • Rain jacket
  • Appropriate uniform pieces
  • Winter jacket
  • Shower shoes 1
  • Hiking boots 1
  • Work shoes 1-2
  • Water shoes 1
  • Tennis shoes 2
  • Sandals 2
  • Dress shoes
  • Socks: black work, hiking, gym
  • Hats/ gloves: 2-3 pairs each
  • Scarf
  • Bandanas / hats
  • Dress Clothes- for town
  • Jeans
  • Shorts / hiking pants?
  • Tshirts
  • Sweatshirts
  • PJ’s
  • Undershirts
  • Long sleeve shirts
  • Underwear

Electronics/ Communication

  • Cell phone/ chargers
  • Cd’s/ DVD’s
  • Lap top- charger
  • Camera
  • Address Book
  • Extra SD cards
  • Paper/envelopes/ stamps
  • Calling Card
  • Head phones

Outdoor Gear

  • Camelback
  • Pocket knife
  • Maps
  • Fishing gear
  • Back Pack
  • Bear bells
  • Water bottle
  • Bug spray/ Sunscreen
  • Sports gear?
  • Flashlight


  • EmergenC- immune’s system booster
  • Hand Sanitizer
  • Midol
  • Tampons/ pads
  • Tynol/ Advil
  • Prescriptions
  • Chap stick
  • Earplugs
  • Health insurance card


  • Ziploc Bags
  • Sewing Kit
  • Cards/ card games
  • Books/ magazines
  • Laundry bags
  • Laundry gear
  • Mosquito net
  • Mole skin?
  • Scissors
  • Ductape
  • Superglue


Food and drink/ trip

  • Wine bottle opener
  • Cups/ wine glasses?
  • Alcohol
  • Gallons of water
  • Gatorade mix- other little packets of mixes!
  • Granola bars
  • Trail mix
  • Plates – bowl??
  • Utensils


Views: 782

Reply to This

Replies to This Discussion

Love the list Michelle .... I'm packing an extra box of Midol  (BTW...when do I take that stuff?)

Aggie you do not have room for Midol with all that underwear you have on your list :)


Lmao, only when ur feeling moody aggie!!

Are you people moving to Yellowstone?  Or working there for the season?...wish someone would come up with a list for us going by plane not uhaul.  But it is a great list anyway :)


LMAO hahahahahahahahahaha
Thanks, this is helpful. :)
Thank you!! I'm leaving in June for yellowstone employment. Maybe see you there!

Wow are you going to bring all of that in a semi? Thats a great list.

Nope I have a little saturn. I'm going to visit family for a couple days before heading out west so some of it is for that. I'm also using vacuum sealed bags for my clothes and bedding! Can I come hiking with you jason, I didn't get bear spray?
MIchelle I'm seriously coming hiking with you at some point! And you too Jason! I love exploring 'off the beaten path'. Love love love it! Michelle, we better talk again soon lady! : ]
Yes that would be awesome!! We need to for sure only couple more weeks till we are out there!!!
i live in my van with everything i own...bringing it to Rushmore so packing is done, but this list is more stuff than i own!


A social network for those who want to compare and share their work and life experiences in great places.

CoolWorks Links

CoolWorks Journals

Real People, Real Stories

 Get inspired by the CoolWorks Journals.

Have a story to tell? We'd love to hear about it and perhaps feature it on the blog.

Email to get started.

CoolWorks Gear

CoolWorks Kids come in all shapes, sizes, ages, colors, and creeds. There’s one thing that unifies us all together – we’ve made the decision to buck the norm, to live for now, and pursue a lifestyle full of experience and adventures.

Now you can find your tribe and make yourself known with our Made in the USA CoolWorks gear! You’ll know just which kindred spirit to saddle up next to at the Brewpub for some great stories.

Visit the CoolWorks Mercantile!

© 2019   Created by CoolWorks®.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service