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48 Hours in West Yellowstone: How to Make the Most Out of an Outdoorsy Weekend

The small town of West Yellowstone, nestled at the west entrance to Yellowstone National Park, is ruggedly Western yet comfortably homey in a way that echoes the landscape surrounding America’s first national park. Small-town hospitality, Western grandeur, and a decidedly outdoorsy lifestyle combine to create an authentic experience at the doorway to some of North America’s most storied wonders. Summer is peak season for visitors to the area, as Montana’s big sky seemingly stretching to accommod [...]

By |August 14th, 2018|

Why West Yellowstone is the Ideal Place to Host a Gathering

Tom Sadler, a noted outdoor writer and conservationist, found the perfect location for his wedding in West Yellowstone, Montana. "The location and diversity of activities for our friends and family were ideal—from fishing on the Madison River, touring Yellowstone National Park, or just hanging out in West Yellowstone," he says. “The recreational options were endless.” Situated at the west entrance to Yellowstone National Park, the town of West Yellowstone draws visitors who want to hold their sp [...]

By |May 23rd, 2018|

An Insider’s Guide to Angling in West Yellowstone

For fly anglers around the globe, the very idea of West Yellowstone conjures up images of mountain streams, lush meadows with winding rivers, and trophy-size wild trout. It’s hard to page through any fly-fishing publication without seeing mention and photographs of the region, and for good reason—West Yellowstone is bordered by top blue-ribbon trout streams in nearly every direction. For Bob Jacklin, the thought of getting to fly fish in this pristine part of the country changed the course of hi [...]

By |May 5th, 2018|

The Top 7 Hikes Outside of Yellowstone National Park

Nestled at the west entrance to the America’s first national park, West Yellowstone is a veritable outdoor hub, perfect for anyone looking to enjoy the scenic beauty of this corner of Montana. In the warm months the town hosts an array of sightseers, fly fishing enthusiasts, nature photographers, and vacationing families looking for a little something out of the ordinary. In the winter the area draws its fair share of cross-country skiers, snowmobilers, and adventurers hoping a snowcoach ride in [...]

By |April 23rd, 2018|

The Top Seven Waterfalls of Yellowstone National Park

A visit to Yellowstone National Park is all about the awe. The first national park in America, Yellowstone covers nearly 3,500 acres nestled atop a volcanic "hot spot," which creates a variety of unique, must-see geothermal attractions. Filled with craggy mountains, lush valleys, winding canyons, and an eclectic collection of mountain rivers, Yellowstone offers an abundance of natural beauty vying for your attention. And the park’s waterfalls are no exception. Some of the falls are rea [...]

By |April 20th, 2018|

10 Must-Do Family Adventures in West Yellowstone

Serving as the gateway community to the west entrance of Yellowstone National Park, West Yellowstone, Montana, is tailor-made for family trips. Fishing on Hebgen Lake, rafting on the Gallatin River, and hiking on mountain trails all draw families to the outdoors. And that’s before you even step foot in one of the country’s most popular national parks. In the winter, take a snowcoach into Yellowstone and marvel at the frost-laden bison and winter-coated elk. In the summer, explore geyser country [...]

By |April 7th, 2018|