Smoking Waters Mountain Man Rendezvous - West Yellowstone

Sunday, August 13, 2017 - Sunday, August 13, 2017

Step into the experience of 1800's life at the Smoking Water Mountain Man Rendezvous. The encampment, complete with Trader's Row, fires the imagination of what it must have been like to live in that era. Entertainment, demonstrations and seminars on a variety of 'life as it was skills' will give a deeper appreciation of the challenges and dangers that were faced and overcome. Tomahawk and knife demonstrations, black powder shoots, Mountain-man storytelling and musicians are all a part of this annual Smoking Waters Mountain Man Rendezvous. Visitor admission is free. Shooters' fee is $10.00.

Vendors all wear period costumes and anyone interested in demonstrating their craft and in trading may contact Beverly Flitcroft at 970-481-4593 or, Dale Bollman at 307-699-1651 or Sunshine Kirkpatrick at 406-646-7931 or

Black Powder Shoot is one day only - Saturday August 9. Registration is at 8:00am and the Shoot starts at 9:00am. Primitive bow shoot August 3rd and 10th - Fee $5.00. Hawk and knife throw competition follows after bow shoots.

Mailing Address
Not Available

Street Address
Not Available

Phone: 406-646-7931

The encampment is clearly visible to all travelers arriving on US 20 from the southwest. Smoking Waters Mountain Man Rendezvous is located on the Gallatin National Forest Service land immediately west of West Yellowstone and adjacent to Iris Street.

Not Available

Friday - Sunday: 9:00am - 5:30

Not Available

Not Available

Educational Programs, Handicapped Accessible, Instruction, Merchandise, Music, Parking, Public Restroom

American Heritage, Archery, Art, Cowboy Poetry, Entertainment, Exhibit, Fair, Festival, Food And Drink, Heritage, History, Music, Rifle Shooting, Storytelling, Western Art