Earthquake Lake Hosts Weekend Programs


West Yellowstone, MT – The Earthquake Lake Visitor Center will be hosting multiple guided hikes over the coming weekends on Saturday, July 25 and August 1.  Join interpretive specialists for fun family friendly outings.  The Earthquake Lake Visitor Center provides interpretive services to more than 50,000 people annually.  The natural attractions and easily-seen effects of the strongest earthquake in the Rocky Mountains has made the area one of outstanding scenic and geologic interest.  Hikes include: 

Celebrate Independence Day in West Yellowstone!

Make the most of your 4th of July Holiday Weekend by coming to West Yellowstone Montana! The town has two days filled with FREE Music, family activities, a parade and fireworks. Plus, you can visit Yellowstone National Park while you are here.

Schedule of Events for July 3 & 4:

Friday, July 3rd

Hot, Dry Temperatures, Exercise Extreme Caution, Fourth of July Weekend, Fireworks Prohibited on NFS lands

Bozeman, MT – With hot and dry conditions predicted to continue into the Fourth of July weekend, the Custer Gallatin National Forest is urging recreationists to use caution recreating on National Forest System (NFS) lands.  On the Custer Gallatin National Forest, along with all National Forest System lands, the possession or discharge of fireworks is prohibited.  While enjoying your National Forests this upcoming holiday weekend, visitors should keep in mind that one spark can ignite a wildfire. 

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Jet service arrives in West Yellowstone

WEST YELLOWSTONE, Mont. -

The following press release was sent out by SkyWest Airlines:

SkyWest Airlines is pleased to announce that daily jet flights from Salt Lake City to West Yellowstone will begin on June 1! The seasonal Delta Connection service ensures visitors to Yellowstone National Park will enjoy quick, convenient flights and unmatched access to the world’s first national park.

Memorial Weekend – Roads, Trail Conditions Opening Up

Bozeman, MT – Memorial Weekend is often the first camping weekend of the year for many families; districts across the Custer Gallatin National Forest are working to open seasonal gates, campgrounds and infrastructure for the upcoming weekend.  Earthquake Lake Visitors Center opens daily (including holidays) May 22 from 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.