The town of West Yellowstone, just outside of the West Entrance to Yellowstone National Park is a year-round destination. Nestled among majestic mountain peaks, and surrounded by natural scenic wonders, the town is rich in history and activities.
West Yellowstone is an outdoor adventurer’s paradise. Anglers come from all over the world to test their skills in the blue-ribbon trout streams surrounding the area. The town is also a favoured destination for bicyclists, who come annually for events like the West to Old Faithful Cycle Tour and to explore the miles of trails. When you’re in the area be sure to take advantage of the scenic driving tours and byways, as well as set off on foot for an unbelievable wildlife viewing opportunity.
Looking for family activities in the town of West Yellowstone? Visit Montana’s first IMAX Theatre, presenting a six-story high screen with stereo surround sound. The whole family will also love the Grizzly & Wolf Discovery Center, where they watch live grizzly bears, wolves, and raptors in their own natural habitat. In addition, the centre also hosts live theater, concerts in the park and rodeos during the summer months.
Get up to speed with our fascinating history at The Yellowstone Historic Center, featuring the history of visitation and transportation to our nation’s first national park. Or, enjoy the free, self-guided historic walking tour — simply follow the green Bear Paw Trail that’s painted on the sidewalk.
Peruse the shops for unique gifts and souvenirs, savour the fine array of cuisine at one of the many restaurants, and find the perfect place to lay your head — West Yellowstone has it all!
The West Yellowstone Chamber of Commerce, a statewide travel information centre offers extensive information on the area. Find out more at destinationyellowstone.com.