Top 7 Winter Adventures in West Yellowstone, Montana

West Yellowstone, Montana is not only brimming with heart-pumping winter recreation, but also unique entertainment for the entire family. Start your adventure with a sled dog tour, 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

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400 Miles of Smiles: West Yellowstone – The ideal location for snowmobiling first-timers

Welcome to West Yellowstone! Grab your best friend and head to West Yellowstone for some snowy fun! That’s what I did! Winter is still in full swing at this gateway town to Yellowstone National Park with expectations of peak snowpack by early March. The national park is closed for the winter to traffic unless you

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The 4 Best Places to Cross Country Ski near West Yellowstone

West Yellowstone, Montana, receives more than 150 inches of powdery snow each year, making it a veritable paradise for cross-country skiers. Take the opportunity to explore seemingly endless landscapes and the quiet of a mountain winter under Montana’s Big Sky-cross-country skiing near West Yellowstone is an unforgettable experience suitable for skiers of all levels. More

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Avalanche Awareness Tips

Avalanche Awareness Tips Avalanche Beacon Park in West Yellowstone Montana. With heavy snow in our area, avalanches are a possibility throughout the winter season. If you love winter recreation in West Yellowstone, taking a few simple precautions before you venture out can mean the difference between life and death. Doug Chabot, Director of the Gallatin

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Wildlife Safety

Wildlife Safety You’ve arrived and you’re ready to go into Yellowstone National Park for some adventures or perhaps start by doing some hikes in West Yellowstone. Let’s have a little chat about safety. In this area, you must be aware of possible wildlife encounters and of the dangers of the land itself. Yellowstone National Park

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Fall Adventures are Calling in West Yellowstone, Montana

Fall brings spectacular scenery and the annual elk mating season (rut) where huge bull elk battle for their harems with eerie echoing bugles across wide valleys. Cooler fall temperatures create spectacular photo opportunities at Old Faithful and other geysers in Yellowstone Park.  It’s the best time of the year for mountain biking, road cycling, hiking,

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Have You Heard an Elk Bugle?

Any local will tell you that one of their favorite times of the year around West Yellowstone and Yellowstone Park is September and October during the Elk Mating Season (rut). This is when the males are vying for the females’ attention. During this time the herds can be found in the northern range, including Mammoth Hot

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