Saturday, So Much To Do
Saturday morning is the perfect time to get out on the water. Surrounded by 3 national forests and nestled within the area, you will discover nationally ranked blue-ribbon trout streams and pristine mountain lakes. Cast a line and feel the electric pulse of a bite from a rainbow, brown, or cutthroat trout. Or catch a brilliantly hued sunrise under the bigger-than-you-ever-imagined Montana sky while gliding in a kayak over calm waters. Fishing, boating, rafting, and kayaking opportunities abound here. Book a guide who can take you to the best spots and even hook you up with gear. It’s worth mentioning that Hebgen Lake hosts a North American Ice Fishing Circuit in the wintertime with a prize pool into the thousands.
Saturday afternoon is a fantastic time to adventure into Yellowstone National Park. West Yellowstone is the west entrance of the park, which makes it exceptionally convenient for sightseeing some of the park’s biggest attractions. West is considered the closest entrance to Old Faithful and the Grand Prismatic Spring. And if you’ve come all this way, exploring YNP is a bucket-list must-do.
Not only is it known as the west entrance of the park, but West Yellowstone is also regarded for its western hospitality. There is always something happening here. In the summer months, the Wild West
Yellowstone Rodeo delivers heart-pounding action as cowboys and cowgirls compete in bronc riding, team roping, bull riding events, and more. Rodeo Nights run from June 17-August 20. Put on a pair of cowboy boots and a hat, and you’ll fit right in.
Closeout Saturday evening by catching a show. The Yellowstone Giant Screen Theater is more than just a theater. It is 12,000 watts of surround sound standing 6 stories tall. Watch a newly released film or experience Yellowstone National Park in IMAX. Or you can take in a live theatrical performance at the Playmill Theater, where the cast captivates and entertains. No matter how you spend your weekend, you will create unbelievable memories that will last your lifetime.