West Yellowstone Weather & Roads (Monday, March 3, 2014): Today, rain and snow. High near 41F. Rain changing to snow tonight with low around 23F. Snow accumulations 2-4 inches. Tuesday, snow likely before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33F. Clearing later Tuesday with low around 8F. Mostly sunny Wednesday and Thursday with highs near 40F and lows in the teens. Chance of snow going into the weekend. Be prepared for changing weather when traveling around Yellowstone Country!
The 24th annual Snowmobile EXPO & Power Sports Weekend returns March 14-16th, 2014 to West Yellowstone, Montana. Arctic Cat, Polaris, Skidoo and Yamaha will be unveiling their new 2015 snowmobile lines for the FIRST time in the Rocky Mountain West, along with hundreds of new after-market exhibits and retail products. Everything is on display at the EXPO headquarters located at the West Yellowstone Holiday Inn.
Welcome to West Yellowstone, Montana! Click on the link below for your one page guide to family activities, local events and scenic drives. 0n our home page, look under "more" for our calendar of events along with other useful and interesting information about our unique area. Now is the time to make plans for your winter getaway to ski, snowmobile, snowshoe or tour Yellowstone National Park on a Snowmobile or in a Snowcoach. Tours begin December 15 and continue until March 15...
Grizzly bears are emerging from hibernation in the Greater Yellowstone Area, so hikers, skiers and snowshoers are advised to stay in groups of three of more, make noise on the trail and carry bear spray.
The West Entrance to Yellowstone National Park, located on the edge of West Yellowstone, Montana, will close to over-the-snow travel March 15, 2014 to begin preparing roads for spring vehicle access, re-opening to wheeled vehicles April 18, 2014.
Photographers are invited to share their favorite winter images of the region with the public during the Sixth Annual Winter Photo Festival to be held next month in West Yellowstone.
The festival will be held at the West Yellowstone Visitor Information Center on Wednesday, March 5 at 7:00 p.m. It is sponsored by the National Park Service and the Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center.
Managers of the Custer Gallatin National Forestsremind visitors that the Food Storage Order for the Gallatin National Forest goes into effect on March 1 annually. The order for the Beartooth Ranger District on the Custer National Forest is in effect year-round.
Both orders require that unattended food, refuse, and attractants be stored in hard-sided vehicles or bear-resistant containers (or hung above the ground out of the reach of wildlife). Individuals who do not comply with the food storage orders can be fined.
Similar to the Tour de France, the race stops in a different town each night. The race spans eight stage stops and four states, traveling nearly 350 miles.
Fat Bikes, may be one of the quicker growing recreational trends on the Gallatin National Forest during the winter months, known as pedal bikes with large frames and large tires designed for flotation and stability on snow, Fat Bikes are welcome on any route on the Gallatin National Forest that is not part of our marked or groomed snowmobile or ski trail system and that is normally open to bicycles.
Taste of the Trails is a unique ski or snowshoe experience with a friendly environment and fun, festive atmosphere. All visitors are warmly welcomed to West Yellowstone and invited to explore other local cross-country ski trails. We encourage groups of all abilities to ski together! The event will take place Saturday, February 15th, from 2:00 - 5:00p.m. at the Rendezvous Ski Trails in West Yellowstone, Montana.