Nature gave us all something to fall back on.
Arts & Culture
No artist can help but be inspired by the beauty of Big Sky Country! Consequently, the state attracts numerous artists of all types. You'll find art galleries, theaters, cultural spots and gatherings for the performing arts throughout the state. For more information on the many festivals, gatherings, galleries and must-see cultural spots click here.
If you're looking for legendary trout fishing, Montana is the place to be! Montana is an angler's dream come true, sporting some of the best fishing in the country. Nothing compares to a float down the Madison or Yellowstone rivers, or wading in the magical waters of the Boulder, Smith, Stillwater or Missouri rivers. For more information on fishing in Montana click here.
Whether it's upland birds, waterfowl, or big game—elk, mountain goat, sheep, mule-deer, antelope, bear and more, Montana provides something for every type of hunter. The diverse terrain of the state creates habitat for a broad range of animals and birds with some of the most scenic hunts in the country. For more information on hunting in Montana click here.
Hiking & Biking
There is no shortage of places to hike in Montana! With over 77 mountain ranges and some of the best known national parks in the nation—Yellowstone National Park and Glacier National Park, and numerous wilderness areas, your choices are limitless. For more information on hiking and backpacking in Montana click here.
If you're a golfer, you are in for a big treat. Montana sports some of the best golf courses with over 70 courses throughout the state. For more information on golfing courses in the state click here. And we'll let you in on a little secret—Big Timber has one of the nicest public courses, attracting golfers from across the state.
There is nothing more pristine than winter in Montana! Fresh snow in the mountains brings out the snow enthusiast, be it snowmobiling through Yellowstone Park, skiing in one of the many cross-country or downhill slopes, snowshoeing, or even dog-sledding! And if you want to experience all that the change in season brings to Big Sky Country, but aren't up to downhill anymore, we suggest a snow coach tour through the park. For more info on enjoying winter in Montana and ski conditions click here.
Enjoy a week long pack trip high into the wilderness above the tree line, or take a day trip along the sparkling waters of a near-by stream at the foot of a majestic mountain range. Whatever your pleasure, Montana has it all when it comes to horseback riding experiences. And if you want to experience life on a working cattle ranch and try your hand at cowboying, why not stay at one of the many dude and guest ranches sprinkled throughout the state. For more info on horseback riding experiences in Montana click here. And here's the best way to check out the many ranch vacations available-- click here.