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3 Best Ways to Explore Yellowstone in the Winter

a group of sheep standing on top of a snow covered mountain

This season, leave the winter boredoms behind and escape to the serene, breathtaking landscape of Yellowstone with Scenic Safaris. With a blanket of snow coating the park’s vast meadows, stark ridgelines, and branches of Lodgepole Pines, Yellowstone beckons you to experience its magical winter wonderland.

If you’re ready to see this amazing escape for yourself, check out the three best ways to experience Yellowstone in the winter:

Visit the Most Popular Yellowstone Attractions

Yellowstone was designated as the first national park as a result of the rare and spectacular natural features found here. Park favorites, such as Old Faithful geyser and the Grand Canyon of Yellowstone are stunningly transformed in the winter. Additionally, it is easy to feel as though you have these popular park features to yourself during the winter months since there are far fewer visitors this time of year.

Explore the Backcountry Wilderness

Winter is perfect for an expedition in the backcountry of Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Park. If you are interested in an exhilarating backcountry excursion, our Togwotee High Mountain Tour is for you. This full-day guided snowmobile tour is packed with off- and on-trail riding through deep snow and across wide, open meadows. If adventure is your middle name, this is one experience you won’t want to miss.

Stay Awhile

Even in winter, you’ll want more than a single day trip to see all that Yellowstone has to offer. At Scenic Safaris, we have a variety of multi-day trips to allow visitors the opportunity to explore as much of wintry Yellowstone as possible. For example, our Brooks Lake Lodge Special includes four days of snowmobiling with a professional guide and three nights of luxury accommodations at Brooks Lakes Lodge. With this all-inclusive package, you can also take advantage of other available winter activities such as ice fishing, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, and wildlife viewing tours.

There is no question that Yellowstone is beautiful all year long, but there is something truly magical about the park in the winter. Once you experience it for yourself, it may become your favorite time of year to visit. Contact us today to book your Yellowstone winter adventure.