Frequently Asked Questions
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What are some useful telephone numbers in Red Lodge?
What are some useful telephone numbers in Red Lodge, Montana?
Red Lodge Chamber: (888) 281-0625
Cooke City Chamber: (406) 838-2495
Yellowstone National Park: (307) 344-7381
Custer National Forest: (406) 657-6200
Road Info: 1-800-226-7623 or Montana Road Info
Ski Areas: Red Lodge Mountain (800) 444-8977
Where are the closest airports and distances?
The closest airport is the Red Lodge Airport, but it only serves private or chartered flights. Billings Airport (BIL) is just 59 miles from Red Lodge and offers direct flights to Seattle, Los Angeles, Phoenix, Salt Lake City, Denver, Orlando, Atlanta, and Minneapolis/St. Paul. Cody Airport (COD) is located 65 miles from Red Lodge with direct flights from Denver and Salt Lake City. More on Local Airports.
What's the best way to get around Red Lodge?
Travelling through Red Lodge is easiest by car and rental agencies available include Budget, Hertz and Thrifty. Taxi service and shuttle services are also available. Car rental info.
Facts & Tidbits:
What makes the town so special?
With a history in coal mining, bootlegging, and Native American culture, Red Lodge is a small and remote gateway town for visiting Yellowstone National Park, but also offers superb skiing and winter recreation.
- Red Lodge Ski Resort is open from late November through mid April.
- 8 Lifts
- 1690 Skiable Acres
- Elevation 7,016 and Vertical Drop 2,400 feet
- Average Snow 250"
Bear Creek Pig Races
Red Lodge Music Festival
Home of the Champions Rodeo
Beartooth Bike Rally
Festival of the Nations
Peaks to Prairie Bike Race