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.
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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
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!
West Yellowstone's 25th annual Snowmobile & SnoWest EXPO (www.snowmobileexpo.com)
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.
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.
By JEREMY WEBER West Yellowstone News
Snowmobile Expo fans will see the return of a popular feature in 2015 as the 25th anniversary will see weekend concerts return to the event.
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.
Looking a family-friendly winter destination, filled with events and activities for everyone? West Yellowstone, Montana is the place for you and the kids.
On December 15th, the west entrance to Yellowstone Park opens to a unique experience and adventure.