West Yellowstone Montana Winter Vacations & Activities

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When most folks think of winter in West Yellowstone, they think of snowmobiling. There are many other winter activities, like cross country skiing, resort skiing, or snow coach tours in Yellowstone, to enjoy as well.


What a fun way to explore West Yellowstone. Those looking for a scenic ride should join a guided tour in Yellowstone National Park and stay on groomed trails while looking for wildlife. Those looking for speed and adventure should rent their own sled or join a guide and explore nearby National Forest areas.

Snow Coach Tours

Its the best way to explore Yellowstone National Park in the winter.


Reserve one of your days and hit the nearby slopes at Big Sky Resort (now encompassing Moonlight Basin). Cross country skiers will enjoy the Rendezvous Trails right in West Yellowstone.

Other fun winter activities include Sleigh Rides, Dog Sledding, Snowshoeing, and even Ice Fishing.

Questions & Answers

Other Winter Activities Resources

Save Yellowstone

Save Yellowstone, located in West Yellowstone, encourages the enjoyment of Yellowstone National Park in the winter months via snow coach and cross country skiing, discouraging snowmobiling.

Southwest Montana Climbers Coalition

The Southwest Montana Climbers Coalition is determined to maintain good relations between climbers and land management officials. It promotes safe and responsible climbing.

Traditional Alpine Mountaineering

Traditional Alpine Mountaineering offers an Informational site on past ice climbing experiences, good classes, and pictures.

Big Sky Gondola

Ride the gondola at Big Sky and experience the views from Lone Peak.