Weather and Roads Update

West Yellowstone Weather and Roads (February 27-March 2, 2015): Friday, a chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27F. Low around 3F. Saturday, a chance of snow showers, mainly before 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26F. and overnight low around -4F. Sunday, sunny, with a high near 31F, with temperatures dropping to 2F overnight. Monday, partly sunny with a high near 28F. 

Respect Wildlife Winter Feeding Range North of West Yellowstone

West Yellowstone, MT – The Hebgen Lake Ranger District, Custer Gallatin National Forest has seen a sharp increase this year in illegal motorized snowmobile traffic in ungulate winter range northwest of Yellowstone National Park in lower Wapiti Creek within Taylor Fork drainage.  Snowmobilers must stay on the designated groomed route from Lower Wapiti Trail and head up to 2.5 miles above Upper Wapiti Trail Head.  Travel off this designated route in lower Wapiti Creek is prohibited year-round to over-snow vehicles as this is critical winter range for moose, elk, and

The 36th Annual Rendezvous Ski Race March 7, 2015

Start off Your Spring Ski Racing with a Bang!

There are just over two weeks until the cannon fires for the 36th annual Yellowstone Rendezvous Race, on March 7, 2015.  Skiing on the Rendezvous Ski Trails is FAST and FUN!  There is plenty of snow and the trails are skiing with mid-winter conditions.  Don’t be sorry you missed the fun!

The 25th Annual West Yellowstone Snowmobile EXPO returns March 12-15th, 2015

West Yellowstone's 25th annual Snowmobile & SnoWest EXPO (
 is where Arctic Cat, Polaris, Ski-Doo, and Yamaha will unveil their new 2016 snowmobile lines to the public at the same location, for the first time in the Rocky Mountain West.  Aftermarket parts, clothing, media, and more will also be on display at the EXPO hall located at the West Yellowstone Holiday Inn Conference Center.

Winter Snowshoe Programs at Refuge Point

Join a guided snowshoe hike on the Custer Gallatin National Forest this winter.  Three opportunities exist and participants will learn why Refuge Point was a vital meeting place after the 1959 Hebgen Lake Earthquake.

IPSSSDR Sled Dog Race decends on West Yellowstone

The International Pedigree Stage Stop Sled Dog Race (IPSSSDR) will once again make a stop in West Yellowstone February 1 & 2, 2015.

The IPSSSDR is the largest sled dog race in the lower 48 states, attracting the top names in mushing with cash prizes of $160,000. The race starts in Jackson, Wyoming, then teams travel to a new town each day to run another leg of the race.