West Yellowstone Weather & Roads (Monday, March 3, 2014): Today, artly sunny, with a high near 39F and low around 13F. West wind around 7 mph and slight chance of rain/snow showers. Saturday, mostly sunny, with a high near 39F and low near 22F. Sunday, A slight chance of snow, mostly cloudy, with a high near 41F and low near 30F with increasing chance of rain/snow showers. Early next week chance of rain/snow showers, then clearing and mostly sunny by mid-week. Enjoy the late winter around Yellowstone Country!
Discover Yellowstone's fascinating winter ecology while wearing snowshoes. Join a Yellowstone Ranger for a two-mile snowshoe walk into Yellowstone National Park along the Riverside Trail. Meet at the West Yellowstone Visitor Information Center Saturday or Sunday at 1:30pm. Bring snowshoes, snack and water. Program is free and is 2 to 3 hours. No experience necessary.
Welcome to West Yellowstone, Montana! Click on the link below for your one page guide to family activities, local events and scenic drives. 0n our home page, look under "more" for our calendar of events along with other useful and interesting information about our unique area. Now is the time to make plans for your winter getaway to ski, snowmobile, snowshoe or tour Yellowstone National Park on a Snowmobile or in a Snowcoach. Tours begin December 15 and continue until March 15...weath
Grizzly bears are emerging from hibernation in the Greater Yellowstone Area, so hikers, skiers and snowshoers are advised to stay in groups of three of more, make noise on the trail and carry bear spray.
The West Entrance to Yellowstone National Park, located on the edge of West Yellowstone, Montana, will close to over-the-snow travel March 15, 2014 to begin preparing roads for spring vehicle access, re-opening to wheeled vehicles April 18, 2014.
The 24th annual Snowmobile EXPO & Power Sports Weekend returns March 14-16th, 2014 to West Yellowstone, Montana. According to Marge Wanner, West Yellowstone Chamber Snowmobile Events Coordinator, “It’s the best end-of-season power sports weekend in the West!”
Photographers are invited to share their favorite winter images of the region with the public during the Sixth Annual Winter Photo Festival to be held next month in West Yellowstone.
The festival will be held at the West Yellowstone Visitor Information Center on Wednesday, March 5 at 7:00 p.m. It is sponsored by the National Park Service and the Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center.
Managers of the Custer Gallatin National Forestsremind visitors that the Food Storage Order for the Gallatin National Forest goes into effect on March 1 annually. The order for the Beartooth Ranger District on the Custer National Forest is in effect year-round.
Both orders require that unattended food, refuse, and attractants be stored in hard-sided vehicles or bear-resistant containers (or hung above the ground out of the reach of wildlife). Individuals who do not comply with the food storage orders can be fined.
Similar to the Tour de France, the race stops in a different town each night. The race spans eight stage stops and four states, traveling nearly 350 miles.
Fat Bikes, may be one of the quicker growing recreational trends on the Gallatin National Forest during the winter months, known as pedal bikes with large frames and large tires designed for flotation and stability on snow, Fat Bikes are welcome on any route on the Gallatin National Forest that is not part of our marked or groomed snowmobile or ski trail system and that is normally open to bicycles.