Things to do in West Yellowstone Today | Helicopter Tours

Visiting Yellowstone this year? Located in Montana, 5 miles from the Idaho border and 2 miles from Wyoming, West Yellowstone is the adventure destination for those visiting Yellowstone National Park and the greater Yellowstone Montana area. It is the closest park entrance to Old Faithful and other iconic Yellowstone attractions. It also offers easy access Big Sky, the Gallatin River, Hegben Lake, Quake Lake, and the Madison Valley area. If you will be driving to Yellowstone from Bozeman, Salt Lake City, Jackson Hole, Idaho Falls, or are looking for activity options close to the Old Faithful Geyser area don’t miss out on West Yellowstone’s tours and adventures!

Yellowstone Outback Helicopter Tours in West Yellowstone

Helicopter tours and scenic flights at Yellowstone. Yellowstone National Park is a bucket list adventure for an estimated 4.5 million visitors each year. Visitors to Yellowstone can view the park from the comfort of their vehicle and also take in the wildlife and hot springs at one of the many roadside picnic areas with thousands of miles of trails and hiking paths to explore. Add on an exciting helicopter tour to experience even more. Book your exciting helicopter flight today!

Earthquake Lake & Visitors Center

Located North of West Yellowstone this is the site of what was, at the time, the second largest earthquake to occur in the lower 48 states. It measured 7.5 on the Richter Scale and caused a massive mountain side to collapse into the Madison River. The result was the creation of a new lake. Visit to see the awe inspiring magnitude of the event and the eery “ghost trees.” Read more about it from National Geographic here, from the Madison Valley Historical Society here, and get directions from the USFS here.

Grizzly & Wolf Center Adventures

One of Yellowstone’s most unique heritages is its large apex predators. One of the most important parts of a trip to the park is developing a respect and appreciation for these animals and their place in the ecosystem. And your place… The Grizzly & Wolf Discovery Center is a great chance to learn more about them and how to avoid negative encounters. Learn more from them here.

Yellowstone Aerial Zipline Adventure Park

Hard to know what to write here without seeming too biased, but our owners built this course because it would be a one-of-a-kind highlight opportunity for any Yellowstone vacation! So – you don’t want to miss experiencing our world class zipline adventure course. It was inspired by european aerial adventure courses to combine the popularity and thrill of 3000’ ft of zipline’s with 5 stories of complex and challenging acrobatic high ropes elements. We even created and patented a self belay harness system that gives you the freedom to navigate the course at your own pace while always being securely clipped to a static webbing/harness system.


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“Worth every penny, these are simply great helicopters tours of Yellowstone’s Outback. Great pilot and beautiful views, we’ll be back, book the 60 minute tour!”

Jessica Miller

“Wow, just wow! What a wonderful experience, we took the 60 minute flight with a great pilot and ground team! Can’t wait till next year!”

Tammy Tamplin

“Amazing helicopter tour staff and very accommodating. Must check these guys out if you are in the area! We had a party of four so we were able to take a tandem 45 minute helicopter flight out of West Yellowstone and still see the sights together!”

Matt Hobbs

“Took a early morning 60 minute helicopter tour in West Yellowstone with Jeremy. Great pilot and wonderful experience. Beautiful scenery, wildlife, and fantastic time. Look forward to next time!”

Bill Metzger

I did the Grizzly 20 minute tour today and had an amazing flight with Kameron! He was knowledgeable about the area and history and was an excellent pilot! It was an amazing experience to see West Yellowstone from the air and I would do it again in a heartbeat! Definitely would recommend family and friends!

Nathan Nelson