Weather and Roads Update

West Yellowstone Weather and Roads (Monday, September 29, 2014): Today, scattered showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 54F. low tonight around 36F. Tuesday and Wednesday partly cloudy with a chance of afternoon showers, highs around 50F and lows in the mid to upper 20s (F). Clearing Thursday with mostly sunny skies and temperatures rising into the 60s (F) for the weekend. Don't miss the fabulous fall landscapes and wildlife around Yellowstone Country!

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Public Invited To Help Greater Yellowstone Coordinating Committee Chart A Path To The Future

Federal land managers within the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem (GYE) are asking the public to help them assess the ecosystem issues they focus on, and to build stronger relationships in the future.

The Greater Yellowstone Coordinating Committee (GYCC) is a group of eleven federal land managers who work together to manage more than 15 million acres of public land in Idaho, Montana and Wyoming.

Bugling, Battling Elk

This is the time of year when elk dominate Yellowstone Park and put on a great show for visitors. There is always something going on, whether it is a bull constantly gathering his cows, bugling and chattering, or a male bull doing his best to demonstrate his absolute dominance. In most years, the peak of elk breeding occurs around mid-September, although it can start up to three weeks earlier in higher elevations.

Fearless Fall Fishing!

With the cooler temperatures of September and October, come some of the best fishing in the areas surrounding West Yellowstone. The area is home to some of the country’s top trout streams including the Madison River, Gallatin River,Yellowstone River, and the Henrys Fork of the Snake River. The Gallatin River, one of Montana's most magnificent, offers blue-ribbon rainbow,Yellowstone cutthroat, and brown trout streams.

Book Signing from Earthquake Survivor, Visit Newly Renovated Earthquake Lake Visitors Center

Yellowstone Association and Earthquake Lake Visitor Center, on the Hebgen Lake R.D. Custer Gallatin National Forest invite you to purchase a book, get it signed and explore the new trails and renovated interpretive facilities surrounding Earthquake Lake Geologic Area this Labor Day Weekend.  Earthquake Survivor Anita Painter Thon will be signing her new book, Shaken in the Night, Saturday August 30 from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

No Evacuations for Yellowstone Park or West Yellowstone, Montana

Recently, a FALSE report and video on the internet have appeared stating that the Yellowstone Super Volcano is going to erupt and the Park and surrounding towns have been evacuated.

No evacuations are taking place inside Yellowstone National Park, in the surrounding area or nearby communities, including West Yellowstone. There is no current or forecasted threat to visitors.