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
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.
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
Dining Lodge. Photo courtesy of WYED and Yellowstone Historic Center. Driving through Yellowstone National Park is a breathtaking experience, but you might return to West Yellowstone with the urge to take a walk. Stroll along the West Yellowstone Historic Walking Tour to stretch your legs, breathe in the crisp mountain air, and learn the eclectic
Wonderlicious, soup to warm you up, nose to toes! Home Made and Hearty Soups served daily at the Book Peddler; Call (406-646-9358) or stop by (106 Canyon Street) for daily soup choices. Spoonful’s of comfort by the cup or the bowl, to stay or to go. Pick up your frequent customer card for soup and/or
Shotgun Skijor by West Yellowstone Skijor Association February 25th Registration at 6pm-9pm at Wild West Pizzeria. Open to the public. Costs vary based on division. Competitors should come to registration for full information. Jrs — $50 per team Switch-a- Roo — $70 Snowboard — $75 Novice — $100 Sport — $130 Open — $180 Gates
Did you know that one of the strongest recorded earthquakes in North America occurred just a few miles north of West Yellowstone? On your next scenic drive around West Yellowstone, stop in at the Earthquake Lake Visitor Center to find out more about the 1959 Hebgen Lake Earthquake and the “night of terror” that ensued.
Over 4 million people visit Yellowstone Park every year, for the incredible scenery and wildlife. One of the best ways to see the park at a leisurely pace is by bike. As soon as the snow has been cleared, the Yellowstone is open for cyclists looking to tour the national park. This is a great time to visit,
Spring Skiing West Yellowstone Montana. Photo courtesy of Freeheel & Wheel. Crust Cruising: A euphoric phenomena allowing Nordic skate skiers to travel over large open areas. Determined solely by Mother Nature. Periodically throughout the spring, ideal crust cruising conditions present themselves. To the experienced skier, it is an addiction. The uninitiated question the daybreak departure,
West Yellowstone 2022 Annual Christmas Stroll will be Saturday, December 17th, 2022. 8:00 – 5:00: Santa Selfies at the Visitor Center – Stop by the Visitor Information Center (30 Yellowstone Avenue) to get a selfie or family photo with several different backdrops. 11:00 – 7:00: Merchants open for Shopping & Santa’s Workshop Games