No matter the season that brings you to West Yellowstone, there is something to offer for everyone! The long summer days provide outdoor enthusiasts unlimited access to explore and play in the splendor of the high country. And, no other season rivals the wonder of Yellowstone in the winter.
Hebgen Lake is Montana’s premiere still water fishing lake with rainbow, brown and cutthroat trout averaging 15-20". Ice moves off in April, and by July the water warms for swimming. July-September is the best time for water sports. Hebgen accommodates both large and small boats, personal watercraft, kayaks, canoes, paddleboats and sailboats.
At six miles long, 180+ feet deep, with submerged trees, Quake Lake offers great fishing for brown and good-sized rainbow trout. A boat ramp offer access for small motorboats, canoes or kayaks. Kayak rentals, tours and lessons are available. Marinas sell gas and supplies; motorboat, canoe, and kayak rentals.