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.
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.
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 14th, from 2:00 - 5:00p.m.
Professional mushers from all over the world converge on West Yellowstone in early January to train their teams at high elevation in preparation for the International Pedigree Stage Stop Sled Dog Race.
Yellowstone National Park is joining all National Park Service (NPS) sites across the nation in waiving admission fees on January 20, in observance of the Martin Luther King, Jr., federal holiday.
Winters in West Yellowstone are always exciting, but now fun with the family means even more with new activities during the Kids'N'Snow Weekends. Most activities these weekends are free, although some have limited openings and require pre-registration to secure a spot.
West Yellowstone, Montana will host an NAIFC (North American Ice Fishing Circuit) National Qualifier from January 16 – 18, 2015. The qualifier – an ice fishing tournament – takes place on Sunday and is open to any two-person team. Teams range from locals to national level pro’s to teams just wanting to learn more about ice fishing. Pre-registration already includes teams from nine different states.
Congress has approved legislation to raise the debt ceiling and reopen the government.
The barricades are down and the Park is open.
All of the entrances to Yellowstone National Park are open to visitors. All roads in the park are open with the exception of the section linking Tower Junction and Canyon over Dunraven Pass, which has closed for the season.