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Snowshoeing, one way to get around West Yellowstone in the winter
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The streets of West Yellowstone weren’t paved until 1988, the same year sidewalks were added. But during the winter, a layer of snow is still left on the roads to allow travel around town by snowmobile, ski or snowshoe.

Photo: Dobson Ent. Inc./Courtesy of West Yellowstone

Mountain biking in one of the national forests surrounding West Yellowstone, Montana
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West Yellowstone is completely bordered by three national forests and Yellowstone National Park.

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A grizzly bear at The Grizzly & Wolf Discovery Center in West Yellowstone, Montana
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The Grizzly & Wolf Discovery Center guarantees that you’ll see grizzly bears 365 days a year. It’s also home to wolves, birds and river otters.

Photo: Holly Scholl Photography/Courtesy of West Yellowstone

Taking in an epic sunrise over Yellowstone Lake
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Catching a live concert during Music in the Park in West Yellowstone, Montana
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Music in the Park

July – August

A classic car on display at the Yellowstone Rod Run Car Show in West Yellowstone, Montana
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A cowboy in the Diamond P Cowboy Mounted Shooting Competition in West Yellowstone, Montana
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Vendors at the Smokin' Waters Mountain Man Rendezvous in West Yellowstone, Montana
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A cross-country skiing race during the Yellowstone Ski Festival in West Yellowstone, Montana
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Event

Yellowstone Ski Festival

November

Family-friendly snowmobiling during KidsNSnow Weekends in West Yellowstone, Montana
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Kids 'N' Snow Weekends

December - March

Competitors during the Rendezvous Ski Race in West Yellowstone, Montana
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Rendezvous Ski Race

March