Top 10 Winter Activities in Yellowstone

Top Ten Winter Activities

No matter what the temperature is outside, there is endless fun to be had in West Yellowstone. Here are our Top 10 Winter Things To Do in West Yellowstone! Check them out!


Winter Packing Suggestions

Are you planning a winter trip to Yellowstone National Park and not quite sure what you need to bring with you? Our Winter Packing Checklist can help!

Get suggestions for clothing, toiletries, technology, and more that you may want to pack, as well as some items that may already be provided for you by our hotels and cabins!

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Yellowstone Vacations Snowmobile Tours

1) Snowmobile Tour through Yellowstone National Park

Are you ready for the thrill of a lifetime? Take one of our guided Snowmobile Tours and experience the majestic winter wonderland of Yellowstone!

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West Yellowstone Snowcoach Tours

2) Yellowstone National Park Snowcoach Tour

See Yellowstone from the comforts of a Snowcoach. Our experienced guides will share their vast knowledge with you as you sit back and enjoy the stunning scenery and wildlife!

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West Yellowstone Snowmobile Rentals

3) Snowmobile Rentals

Did you know the area surrounding West Yellowstone is filled with some amazing snowmobile paths? Rent a snowmobile and enjoy the freedom of a self-guided tour!

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West Yellowstone Cross-Country Skiing

4) Snowshoeing & Cross-Country Skiing

If you are looking to be active and still experience Yellowstone, snowshoeing and cross-country skiing offer a fun and easy alternative way to explore the Park and surrounding areas of West Yellowstone. Whether you hop on the groomed Rendezvous Ski Trail that explores the Gallatin National Forest, or you go into Yellowstone and venture through the many miles of groomed trails, this is a great way to get out and explore!

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Yellowstone Winter Fat Biking

5) Fat Tire Biking

Fat Tire Biking... What is it? A Fat Tire Bike is an off-road bicycle with oversized tires designed for low ground pressure to allow riding on soft unstable terrain, a.k.a. snow.

With so much to see in and around West Yellowstone, a bike ride is an enjoyable way to get out and about. If you know how to ride a bicycle, you can ride a Fat Tire Bike! This is a fun, adventurous way to explore this area!

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Yellowstone Winter Dog Sledding

6) Dog Sledding

If dog sledding is on your bucket list, it's time to check it off! Our friends at Yellowstone Dog Sled Adventures will create a truly memorable experience for the whole family!

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West Yellowstone IMAX Giant Screen Theatre

7) Yellowstone Giant Screen Theatre

If you are looking for an indoor activity for the whole family, visit the Yellowstone Giant Screen Theatre! This IMAX screen will bring to life educational videos of Yellowstone, as well as the latest movies!

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Yellowstone Winter Ice Fishing

8) Ice Fishing

Hebgen Lake, just north of West Yellowstone, offers some of the best ice fishing spots around. Make sure to check out a fishing report before you head out!

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A grizzly sow at West Yellowstone Grizzly & Wolf Discovery Center

9) Visit the Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center

If the weather outside is too cold, then head on over to the Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center. This place offers a fun and interactive way to experience the world of grizzly bears and gray wolves.

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Yellowstone Winter Sledding

10) Sledding

Always a winter favorite among kids and adults! Grab a sled and enjoy a day on the hills sledding! For families, make sure to check out Kids N' Snow in West Yellowstone. This happens one time every month during the winter months and provides fun activities your kids will enjoy!

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These are our Top 10 reasons to come to West Yellowstone this winter. There are many more, so make sure to book a room today to discover all that West Yellowstone has to offer.

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