Chico Hot Springs Winter Getaway

Chico Hot Springs Winter Getaway

One of the great things about visiting Yellowstone in winter is that there is just as much to do outside the park as inside. There is Yellowstone hot spring swimming in the Boiling River (now closed) and other hot springs near Yellowstone, including one of the best hot springs in […]

Woman skis over the firehole river near the lower geyser basin at Old Faithful

Your Yellowstone Winter Packing List

Visiting Yellowstone in winter is a magical experience. I don’t say that lightly. For playing in Yellowstone Park, winter is our favorite time to go. Imagine soaking in a hot spring with ice floating nearby, ghost trees lining the trail, boiling water shooting into the air and freezing at the […]

cross country skiing in west yellowstone

Cross Country Skiing in West Yellowstone

You don’t have to go into Yellowstone National Park for great Nordic skiing. There is plenty of cross-country skiing near Yellowstone that doesn’t require a snowcoach shuttle. One of my favorite spots to ski is near West Yellowstone, Montana. Gear For Cross-Country Skiing Around Yellowstone These are the I use […]

colorful hot spring in the Yellowstone Old Faithful Geyser Basin gives off steam in winter

Visit Old Faithful in Winter

Built around the iconic Yellowstone geyser, the Old Faithful area is home to wintering wildlife, a thermally heated river, three geyser basins (Upper, Middle, and Lower), several hotels (one of which is open in the winter), and great skiing. While it can be expensive to get to and stay at […]