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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. Wrap it all up with the monthly Kids’N’Snow event, sure to bring happy smiles to everyone in the family. This list will make winter in West Yell [...]

By |2018-09-13T14:48:04+00:00February 6th, 2018|

Winter Getaway

Go Back 5 reasons to plan a west yellowstone getaway There are few things that can fill your cup, energize your spirit, and bring more laughs than a getaway with the girls. West Yellowstone, Montana, offers a unique winter location for both fun and relaxation. Check out five reasons why you should start planning your West Yellowstone getaway. Days Filled with Action With over 150 inches of annual snowfall and nearly as many days of sunshine, West Yellowstone, Montana, has earned its p [...]

By |2018-10-25T22:43:22+00:00November 9th, 2017|

Snowmobiling

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 |2018-05-22T21:02:27+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 |2018-05-22T21:03:08+00:00April 17th, 2017|

Skiing and 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 |2018-05-22T21:00:56+00:00April 15th, 2017|

Hiking

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 |2018-05-22T21:01:52+00:00April 14th, 2017|

Fishing

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 |2018-05-22T21:04:22+00:00April 13th, 2017|

Dining

West Yellowstone has a variety of dining options, from casual to formal and rustic to exotic. You are sure to find a dining experience that will appease anyone. Enjoy authentic Western cookouts, ethnic and savory tapas, steakhouses, cafes, fine dining, and even a fun 50s diner with malt shop oldies. Come and enjoy the wonderful cuisine this Montana mountain town has to offer. Whatever your culinary experience, it is sure to make a memory that will last a lifetime. For a list of restaurants clic [...]

By |2018-05-22T21:00:46+00:00April 12th, 2017|

Biking

Mountain biking and road cycling are some of the top activities around the area. West Yellowstone is very close to the Continental Divide Trail, and the Trans-America Trail goes directly through town. In the spring, cyclists enjoy a few weeks of solitude in Yellowstone National Park. Before it opens to vehicles, and in the fall, we host the Old Faithful Cycle Tour. Many trails are accessible right from West Yellowstone, and many businesses offer gear, repairs, and equipment rentals so you can h [...]

By |2018-05-22T21:00:09+00:00April 11th, 2017|

ATV and UTV

The amazing trail systems around the West Yellowstone area will take you places you’ve only dreamed of. Visitors use our trails for ATV and UTV. The Gallatin National Forest is covered with trails that are well groomed and maintained. Visitors of West Yellowstone will find that most of these trails are used for snowmobile access in the winter season. Take a drive through the forest, enjoying the rivers and streams, wildlife, and amazing mountaintop vistas. Make your West Yellowstone vacation a [...]

By |2018-05-22T21:00:18+00:00April 10th, 2017|