Yellowstone Park Outdoor Recreation
Get a Jump Start on your Winter Getaway!
The weather might be hot at the moment, but it's never too early to start dreaming about snow and first-class winter recreation! When the snow begins to fall, Yellowstone becomes a winter wonderland, and access to the Park is limited to snowcoach, snowmobile, cross-country ski and snowshoe. If you want to experience Yellowstone in its most natural state, winter is definitely the time to visit.
Learn about the wide variety of winter recreation available in Yellowstone, or browse our winter packages, which can be tailored specifically to your needs and give you a winter getaway you will never forget!
Discover Natural Wonders
The Lower Yellowstone Falls - Look closely and you'll see a group of people gazing over the edge of the falls.
Teddy Roosevelt had it right; Yellowstone is all about recreation, and West Yellowstone's Park Gate Lodges offers the best base camp to access the adventure in and around this western wonderland.
Established in 1872, Yellowstone National Park is America's original national park. Located in Wyoming, Montana, and Idaho, it is home to a bountiful variety of wildlife including grizzly bears, wolves, bison, and elk. Protected within Yellowstone National Park are a collection of the world's most extraordinary geysers and hot springs, including the iconic Old Faithful and the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone.
Talk about natural drama. Big animals, prismatic thermal ponds, geothermal fireworks and endless stands of evergreen forest. Rivers, lakes, rocks and trails (1,000 of them). One or two of these facets would make for a grand adventure. Combine them all and you have unforgettable Yellowstone Park outdoor recreation opportunities for people of every age and ability.
Think of Yellowstone as a multi-million acre playground, and recess is always in session.
Explore through this section to learn more about hiking, rafting, kayaking and more!