Christmas Tree Permits Now On Sale

Bozeman and Billings, MT – Christmas tree permits are available for at all seven Ranger District offices and numerous vendors across the Custer Gallatin National Forest.  Forest Service offices in Bozeman, West Yellowstone, Livingston, Gardiner, Red Lodge, Billings, Ashland, MT and Camp Crook, SD will have permits available from 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday – Friday for $5.00 each, with a limit of three permits per household.  Permits are sold in person and cash, check, debit and credit are accepted. 

Ride Rasmussen Style Headquarters Operations in West Yellowstone for 2016

(Preston, ID, November 25, 2015) Ride Rasmussen Style is excited to announce that all operations will be based in West Yellowstone, Montana for the 2016 snowmobile season.  The businesses in West Yellowstone and the West Yellowstone Chamber of Commerce have stepped up and helped Ride Rasmussen Style secure this adventure.  Working with Yellowstone Arctic Yamaha and Yellowstone Adventures, Ride Rasmussen Style will offer clinics to snowmobilers looking to step up the

Annual Ski Festival November 24-28, 2015

West Yellowstone received 10+ inches of snow the first week of November, with the forecast calling for more.  The Rendezvous Ski Trails are covered and the South Plateau is shaping up nicely.   Our team is out on the trails in town so that they will be rolled, groomed, and ready for the Yellowstone Ski Festival. 

Hunting Season Tips and Reminders

Bozeman and Billings, MT - Good luck to all hunters this fall hunting season.  With general rifle season approaching, the Forest Service hopes you have a good hunt and offers some tips and reminders in order to protect your natural resources and make your visit more enjoyable.

New Permits Required for Snowmobile and Off-Highway Vehicle Use in Montana

Montana State Parks ( has announced that changes to the Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) registration and Snowmobile trail use laws will go into effect on October 1, 2015.

Last spring, the 2015 Montana Legislature passed HB 167 and HB 300. The new legislation updates snowmobile and OHV permits in order to increase funding for trail maintenance and grooming programs across Montana.