With more than 150 inches of annual snowfall and nearly as many days of sunshine, West Yellowstone, Montana, has earned its place as one of the “Top 10 Winter Towns” (National Geographic Traveler). With the entrance to Yellowstone National Park right in town, you can witness the park’s icons such as hot springs, mud pots, geysers such as Old Faithful, and wildlife like bison, elk, and wolves, all with the beauty of a blanket of soft snow. Yellowstone’s West Entrance is open for oversnow travel [...]

By |2021-01-14T23:23:33+00:00October 30th, 2019|

5 Reasons to Gather in West Yellowstone

West Yellowstone, Montana, is the perfect place to catch up with friends over a three-day weekend, plan a family reunion, host a bachelor/bachelorette party, or even throw a birthday celebration. Minutes from Yellowstone National Park, West Yellowstone offers both exhilarating adventures and a variety of comfortable accommodations – making it the ideal place for any gathering. Still not convinced? These five reasons will have you packed and ready to go by the end of the week. Enjoy your trip! W [...]

By |2020-10-26T17:42:53+00:00August 20th, 2019|


fall in west yellowstone The fall season brings spectacular scenery in and around West Yellowstone with the landscapes transforming from green to vibrant shades of orange, red, and gold. The cooler fall temperatures create incredible photo opportunities in Yellowstone National Park, with the fog turning to steam over the rivers and geysers. This season is a great time for mountain biking, road cycling, and hiking, fall while keeping your camera ready to capture the breathtaking beauty and wi [...]

By |2020-10-26T16:36:55+00:00August 19th, 2019|


spring in west yellowstone Visiting in the spring means avoiding the heavy crowds in summer. Spring and early summer bring some of the best wildlife spotting opportunities of the year. With bears emerging from their winter slumber; elk, deer, and bison babies being born; and animals foraging near boardwalks and roadways, visitors in the early season are treated to wildlife viewing unlike any other time of year. (Just remember to follow all rules and regulations and keep a safe distance from [...]

By |2021-04-14T17:38:27+00:00February 15th, 2019|

Top 6 Winter Adventures

West Yellowstone is not only brimming with heart-pumping winter recreation, but also unique entertainment for the entire family. Start your adventure with snowmobiling or snowshoeing through our picturesque corner of Montana. After a day of snow-filled fun, catch a guaranteed sighting of grizzlies and wolves at the Grizzly & Wolf Discovery Center. This list will make winter in West Yellowstone your favorite season! 6. Yellowstone National Park Experience the park in a whole new way wit [...]

By |2020-12-16T23:34:07+00:00February 6th, 2018|


Snowmobiling in West Yellowstone is a premier destination activity. West Yellowstone is known for top snow conditions and beautifully groomed trails for incredible winter riding in the west. With over 400 miles of groomed trails and 150 inches of snowfall per year. It’s easy to see why snowmobilers enjoy this wintry paradise. The trails begin in the town of West Yellowstone and provide access to the Custer Gallatin, Beaverhead-Deerlodge, and Caribou-Targhee National Forests. These beautiful for [...]

By |2020-10-26T17:27:42+00:00April 17th, 2017|

Yellowstone National Park

West Yellowstone, Montana, has been hosting Yellowstone National Park visitors since the early 1900s. Over 1.5 million visitors enter the park here annually to experience the unique beauty of America’s first national park and leave with lifelong memories. Visitors can explore the mountains, forests, lakes, and waterfalls. All while watching wildlife along the rivers or in the open grassy meadows. Open year-round (with the exception of a few weeks each spring and fall), each season brings a new [...]

By |2020-10-26T16:40:50+00:00April 17th, 2017|

Skiing & Snowshoeing

What could be better than escaping into the outdoors on a day colored by wintry mountain landscapes and blue skies with glimpses of wildlife? You can’t go wrong skiing and snowshoeing with over 50 kilometers of groomed trails accessed right from the edge of West Yellowstone or some of the biggest skiing in America 45 minutes north at Big Sky Resort. The Rendezvous Ski Trails offer great trails and scenery for skiers of all abilities, as well as a biathlon course. The pet-friendly Boundary Ski a [...]

By |2021-03-23T20:59:12+00:00April 15th, 2017|


The national forests and mountain ranges surrounding West Yellowstone are a hiker’s dream. Offering an abundance of options on millions of acres of public land. Miles of trails wind past aspen and pine trees, tranquil meadows full of wildflowers, and impressive peaks. A highly popular cross-country ski trail system in the winter, the Rendezvous Trail System is open to hikers and bikers in the summer. Riverside Trail takes you directly into Yellowstone National Park and down to the Madison River [...]

By |2020-10-26T16:42:13+00:00April 14th, 2017|


West Yellowstone has unparalleled year-round fishing. Top blue-ribbon trout streams surround the area making it the Heart of Fly Fishing in the Rocky Mountains. Unbeatable float and deep-water fish abound on the lakes near West Yellowstone. One of Montana’s premier stillwater and dry fly fisheries is Hebgen Lake Several marinas offer convenient boating and supplies, including rentals. Test your skills in the Spring, catch rainbow and brown trout covered in stunning patterns and vivid color. Ear [...]

By |2020-10-26T16:42:20+00:00April 13th, 2017|
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