It should come as no surprise that Yellowstone National Park is one of the most visited in the country, with more than 4 million people making the trip each year. They come to see one of America’s most scenic regions with rugged mountains, breathtaking waterfalls, incredible wildlife, and nearly half the world’s geysers, including Old
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The country’s first national park, Yellowstone, is a nearly 3,500 square miles of natural beauty occupying the northwest corner of Wyoming and parts of Montana and Idaho. Located atop the Yellowstone Caldera—considered the largest supervolcano on the continent—it’s filled with hot springs and geysers that make it one of world’s most unique environments. In fact,
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Summer is one of the most beautiful seasons to plan a visit to West Yellowstone. The days are long, the temperatures are warm, and visitors can spend hours outdoors hiking, fishing, horseback riding, biking, and exploring the majesty of the Greater Yellowstone region. But when the long summer days get a little too hot, consider
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WHAT YELLOWSTONE HAS TO OFFER Many people who are contemplating a trip to Yellowstone may wonder what the park has to offer as far as lodging and roads and trails are concerned. Listed below is some general information about the park that might be of help and answer some of the questions. PARK FACILITIES: The
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When the late summer heat arrives in West Yellowstone, locals and visitors alike trek through the wilderness in search of a regional treat—the huckleberry. Bursting with a unique flavor that’s both sweet and tart, huckleberries are a seasonal delight in Greater Yellowstone for those willing to venture off the beaten path and explore the surrounding
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Nestled at the west entrance to the America’s first national park, West Yellowstone is a veritable outdoor hub, perfect for anyone looking to enjoy the scenic beauty of this corner of Montana. In the warm months the town hosts an array of sightseers, fly fishing enthusiasts, nature photographers, and vacationing families looking for a little
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Do you enjoy exploring off the beaten path? Have you dreamed of a rustic adventure in the mountains? Stay in a Forest Service cabin during your next West Yellowstone adventure to experience the beauty of the area’s remote mountains in a rustic, old-fashioned setting. Forest Service cabins were originally constructed during the 1920s and 1930s
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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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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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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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