West Yellowstone Weather and Roads (Friday, September 19, 2014): Another beautiful weekend setting up for the West Yellowstone area. Today, mostly sunny, with a high near 68F. Low tonight around 33F. Saturday and Sunday mostly sunny with highs 70-72F and lows near 40F. Monday, slightly cooler with a chance of afternoon showers. Get out and enjoy the great early fall days around Yellowstone Country!
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Applications are now being accepted, for those interested in obtaining a permit to take a non-commercially guided snowmobile trip into Yellowstone National Park this winter.
A permit is required for all non-commercially guided snowmobile groups to enter the park.
With the cooler temperatures of September and October, come some of the best fishing in the areas surrounding West Yellowstone. The area is home to some of the country’s top trout streams including the Madison River, Gallatin River,Yellowstone River, and the Henrys Fork of the Snake River. The Gallatin River, one of Montana's most magnificent, offers blue-ribbon rainbow,Yellowstone cutthroat, and brown trout streams.
Yellowstone Association and Earthquake Lake Visitor Center, on the Hebgen Lake R.D. Custer Gallatin National Forest invite you to purchase a book, get it signed and explore the new trails and renovated interpretive facilities surrounding Earthquake Lake Geologic Area this Labor Day Weekend. Earthquake Survivor Anita Painter Thon will be signing her new book, Shaken in the Night, Saturday August 30 from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
August 8 Update: Lava Lake Fire 100% Contained – Trails Re-open
Recently, a FALSE report and video on the internet have appeared stating that the Yellowstone Super Volcano is going to erupt and the Park and surrounding towns have been evacuated.
No evacuations are taking place inside Yellowstone National Park, in the surrounding area or nearby communities, including West Yellowstone. There is no current or forecasted threat to visitors.
The 43rd Annual West Yellowstone Rod Run is Yellowstone's classic car weekend, August 1-3rd, 2014. Cruise Yellowstone Park, leaving West Yellowstone on Friday at 10:30 AM. For the public, it's a rare chance to see hundreds of amazing classic cars in America's first National Park.
Don't miss the Ninth annual Smoking Waters Mountain Man Rendezvous and 1800's Living History Encampment in West Yellowstone, Montana from August 1st through 10th. Free admission and open to the public from 9:00 AM to 5:30 PM daily.
The fun doesn't end at the Yellowstone Park boundary during the summer. Make sure to spend a night or two in West Yellowstone and enjoy all the fun this small mountain can offer.