New Permits Required for Snowmobile and Off-Highway Vehicle Use in Montana

Montana State Parks ( has announced that changes to the Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) registration and Snowmobile trail use laws will go into effect on October 1, 2015.

Last spring, the 2015 Montana Legislature passed HB 167 and HB 300. The new legislation updates snowmobile and OHV permits in order to increase funding for trail maintenance and grooming programs across Montana. 

Fearless Fall Fishing!

With the cooler temperatures of September and October, come some of the best fishing in the areas surrounding West Yellowstone. The area is home to some of the country’s top trout streams including the Madison River, Gallatin River,Yellowstone River, and the Henrys Fork of the Snake River. The Gallatin River, one of Montana's most magnificent, offers blue-ribbon rainbow,Yellowstone cutthroat, and brown trout streams.

Presenters Sought For 13th Annual Fall Photo Festival

The crunch of frost on the morning grass and the sound of bugling elk in the crisp evening air are all signs of fall, which also means it is time for the Yellowstone Fall Photo Festival.

This event, now in its thirteenth year, allows photographers to share some of their favorite photos taken in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem with other photographers and the public.

West Yellowstone Rendezvous Trail Run Sept. 26, 2015

The 2nd annual YELLOWSTONE RENDEZVOUS TRAIL RUN is scheduled for September 26, 2015!  The Trail Run includes 5k, 10k, and half marathon races that wind their way along the hard pack dirt trails of the Rendezvous Ski Trails in the Gallatin National Forest at the edge of West Yellowstone, Montana.