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.
Grizzly bear. Photo courtesy of Carolyn Fox. Viewing a grizzly bear in the wild is a top wish list item for many West Yellowstone visitors. But what if instead of seeing a bear in the meadows or forests of Yellowstone National Park, you find one in your backyard or campsite? Grizzly bear activity near human
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,