West Yellowstone Memorial Day Weekend Weather Update (May 24-27th, 2013): Sunny skies are getting Yellowstone visitors this morning. The forecast is for sunny skies, 0% chance of showers, and a high of 59 degrees F and low of 31. Saturday, Sunday, and Monday will bring partly sunny skies, highs of 67 dgrees F, and chance of afternoon thunderstorms.
The Beartooth Highway opens for the season this coming Friday, May 24th, 2013 at 9:00 AM. The Beartooth Highway is located between Red Lodge, Montana and Cooke City, MT. It winds along the Montana/Wyoming border at high elevations called by many as one of the most "beautiful highways in America."
There's a colorful addition to West Yellowstone this summer! Take a tour of the town’s “new” recycle and trash containers, located at various corners and trailheads throughout downtown, wrapped with artwork from our local artists, kindergarten to adults! The wraps depict various Earth Day themes, all contributions made from West Yellowstone’s students as well as photographs and artwork from our local artists.
Experience the lure of Yellowstone National Park. Located in the historic Union Pacific Depot at West Yellowstone, the museum showcases the history of visitation and transportation to our nation's first national park.
Welcome to West Yellowstone, Montana!
"The sounds were soft but defining: the steady crunching of fine black pumice crushed beneath bike tires, the patter of rain pelting helmet and jacket, labored breaths exhaled in plumes, and the drumming of a rapid pulse as blood rushed through my carotid artery.
Yellowstone's west entrance at West Yellowstone is now open with access to the Old Faithful geyser area. You can also travel from West Yellowstone to Mammoth Hot Springs and on through Lamar Valley to Cooke City. Current roads that are open include: West Yellowstone and Mammoth Hot Springs to Old Faithful. Restroom facilities will be available at Madison Junction and Old Faithful and the Old Faithful Visitor Education Center is open.
“Bears begin looking for food sources soon after they emerge from their dens. anger District of the Custer National Forest and the entire Gallatin National Forest. Hikers, trail-runners, skiers and all recreationists are encouraged to always carry bear spray, travel in groups of three or more and make noise along the trail. Each year, starting March 1-December 1, the Gallatin National Forest implements a Food Storage Order. The Custer National For
"Three women, three days and unknown options awaited us as we unlocked the door to our rental cabin in January. The previous week’s temperatures had plummeted to minus 39 degrees, so the minus 5 that greeted us seemed downright balmy as we unloaded our rigs.
This website contains lots of information on the latest snow conditions, trail reports, and trails. If you click on this link, it will take you to the "Play" section. Scroll down to "skiing," "snowmobiling," or "Yellowstone guided tours (winter)" for complete information on conditions. You will also find links to expanded trail descriptions and maps.