Crust Cruising in West Yellowstone

When spring comes to West Yellowstone, the days gradually grow warmer while the nights stay crisp and cold. These unique weather conditions can only mean one thing—it’s time for crust cruising!   What is crust cruising? When the snow warms and softens under the spring sunshine, it refreezes overnight into a smooth, sparkling crust. Skate skiers

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Love Yellowstone Park, but hate the crowds? Come bike in the spring!

Have you ever dreamed of having Yellowstone National Park all to yourself? Do you ever imagine the stunning, 360-degree mountain views without the distraction of cars or crowds? Visit West Yellowstone in the spring for your chance to explore YNP on a bike—and without a car or crowd in sight. Cyclists on West Entrace Road.

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Spring Showers Bring Wildflowers

The sun is shining, the temperatures are warming up, and we’ve even seen some rain storms. This means a chance to get outside and hike, camp, and take in the gorgeous scenery of our area, and that includes a huge range of beautiful wildflower blooms. Area wildflowers in bloom. Photo courtesy of Rachel Moan. “The

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Spring In West Yellowstone

Spring is a time of change and renewal in West Yellowstone, Montana, as white gives way to green grass and colorful wildflowers. Mini waterfalls flow from the mountainsides as the snow begins to melt. It is a great time of year for scenic drives and wildlife watching. Fishing for large trout also starts to pick

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Don’t Miss Springtime in West Yellowstone MT

Flowers and trees blooming, bears venturing down from higher elevations, the bison “nursery” in full swing, longer days, and sunny afternoons that transpose to beautiful sunsets—- that is spring in West Yellowstone, Montana. Spring travel to Yellowstone National Park offers visitors a unique and memorable experience and West Yellowstone is the perfect hub for all your adventures.

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The Sandman of Yellowstone

THE SANDMAN OF YELLOWSTONE I am pretty sure we all know what “sand art” is. Did you know that Yellowstone had it’s very own Sandman? His name was Andrew Wald. He was born in 1853 in Sweden and immigrated to the United States around 1869-70. Not much is known about his life. It is believed

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Yellowstone’s Old Faithful

OLD FAITHFUL One of the main, if not THE main attraction in Yellowstone National Park is the Old Faithful geyser. It was named Old Faithful by the Washburn Expedition of 1870.  The expedition entered the Upper Geyser Basin after they had traveled down the Firehole River.  They coined the term “Old Faithful” for this particular

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Yellowstone Shortline Trail

Yellowstone National Park The establishment of America’s first national park in 1872 piqued the curiosity of many. Yellowstone was known as a land unlike any other, full of majestic views, varied wildlife, and mysterious water features. People began making their way to visit the wonderland, travelling cross-country by train and touring on stagecoaches through the

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Winter In West Yellowstone

With over 150 inches of annual snowfall and nearly as many days of sunshine, West Yellowstone, Montana, has earned its place on the list of “11 Coolest Winter Places in America” (Budget Travel) and as one of the “Top 10 Winter Towns” (National Geographic Traveler). It is also continuously voted as one of the top

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