Welcome to the West Yellowstone Online Press Room

No matter the season that brings you to West Yellowstone, there is something for everyone. Spend your days angling for trout, hiking or biking on the numerous scenic trails, or exploring 400 miles of groomed snowmobile trails, camera at the ready to capture the picture perfect beauty of the region and its wildlife.

We invite you to visit our vibrant and charming small town that serves as the gateway to the natural wonders of Yellowstone.


View the Fun Facts Infographic about West Yellowstone and Yellowstone National Park
Get an Insider Perspective from West Yellowstone locals

In the press... 

  • “Where the landscape ends and heavens begin.” – Outdoors Northwest
  • “One of the top 10 trout towns in America.” – Forbes Magazine
  • “…some of America’s most awe-inspiring scenery.” – USA Today Travel
  • “Ranked #1 of top 10 snowmobiling areas in the United States.” – America’s Top 10 Destinations
  • “Top rated snowmobile area in the west.” – Snowest Magazine 2012
  • “One of the top 10 winter towns in the world.” – National Geographic Magazine
Published Articles
"Best of Montana in Winter: Festivals and Events" National Geographic 
"Western Period One" Faster Skier Blogs
"The 'sleds' that transport sled dog teams" KAJ18 News
"Praise the Powder Gods: 10 Reasons Yellowstone County is the Ultimate Winter Playground" iExplore
"Travelers seek solitude at Yurt Camp in Yellowstone" Great Falls Tribune
"Yellowstone National Park Welcomes Snow Fanatics" SnoWest Magazine
"Bison And Eagles and Bears, Oh My" Motor Home Magazine 
"25 Most Beautiful Places to Visit in Montana" Vacation Idea Magazine
"Yellowstone on a budget - yes, it can be done" Orange County Register
"Yellowstone in winter: More beauty, less crowds" The Coloradoan
"America’s Nordic Skiing Meccas" Outside Magazine
"Discovering Yellowstone National Park in winter" Communities Digital News
"Naturalist Emily Stone awed by the magic of Yellowstone" Post-Crescent Media
"Snowcoach tours reveal Yellowstone’s quiet winter splendor" Teton Valley News
"Montana has no shortage of cross-country skiing" Bellingham Herald
"West Yellowstone, Montana: Top Four Snowshoe Trails" Snowshoe Magazine
"Get greater vacation value with wilderness getaways" Chicago Tribune
"Yellowstone: Take a super vacation on a supervolcano" Metro
"Get Outside: 4 Fun "Junior" Programs (Badges!)" Kidventurous

News Release
West Yellowstone Kicks Off Holiday Season with Shop Local Campaign Christmas Stroll, Kids’N’Snow and Sled Dog Races Dec. 18-21

Rendezvous Ski Trails, West Yellowstone Recognized for Excellence

Routes and Maps

Yellowstone National Park Map (pdf)

West of Yellowstone Park (pdf)

Contacts for Media

Jan Stoddard – 406-640-0482, wytbid@gmail.com

Kristi Coffin – 406-640-0069 kcoffintbid@gmail.com

Time-Lapse Video of Yellowstone

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High Resolution Photos

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Fall Elk

Fall Elk

Fly Fishing

Grand Canyon
of the Yellowstone

Fishing at Hebgen

Hebgen Lake at Sunset

Yellowstone Hot Pool

Kobuk Bear Playing

Old Faithful at Night

Yellowstone Park
Orange Mound

River Valley Wolf Pack


Yellowstone Geyser 


Wolf in Yellowstone 

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