Thanksgiving through March
Besides the chance to enjoy some winter fishing, thousands of Nordic skiers come to West Yellowstone each year to treat themselves to our superbly groomed trails and some of the best backcountry skiing and snowshoe trails to be found. Easy trail access, stunning natural beauty and a wide selection of amenities have made West Yellowstone an international mecca for skiers.
Bud Lilly's Trout and Ski Shop specializes in cross country ski/snowshoe rentals, equipment sales and clothing for your winter needs. We have an excellent selection of cross country ski accessories, featuring Salomon, Karhu, Swix, Exel and others.
Rendezvous Ski Trails
Over 40 kilometers of premier trails in the Gallatin National Forest are groomed for both classic and skate skiers. U.S. Forest Service Fee Area - Trail Passes available at Bud Lilly's Trout Shop Trail Conditions Rendezvous Trail Map
Riverside Ski Trail
Inside Yellowstone National Park, just a short block from Bud Lilly's Trout Shop, this double tracked partially groomed trail takes you through the woods and into the open meadows of the Madison River by the famous Barns Pools. The Upriver Loop is approximately 2.5 km and the Downriver Loop is approximately 5.9 km. Both loops require a traverse up and across a short steep hill or you can return via the track entry trail. Riverside Trail Map
Northwest Corner Ski Trails
Enjoy skiing into Yellowstone National Park beginning at trailheads along Highway 191 just North of West Yellowstone.
Bighorn Pass Trail Mile Post 20
Fawn Pass Trail Mile Post 22
Specimen Creek Trail Mile Post 27
While skiing in Yellowstone Country, make sure you have a thorough knowledge of the area, the weather, your equipment and your stamina. Carry extra dry clothing, food, water, maps, matches and first aid kit for a safe trip. And always let someone know where you are.
Available at Bud Lilly's Trout Shop - Daily from 8:30ish to 5:30ish.
X-Country Ski Package $15/day $12/half day
If you're interested in snowmobiling Yellowstone Country contact