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Beartooth Highway

One of America’s most scenic drives is scheduled to open for the season on Memorial Day.  This winding 68 mile road runs from southeastern Montana, just south of Red Lodge, through Wyoming, and then back into Montana where it leads into Cooke City, Silver Gate and Yellowstone...

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Old Jail Museum in Thompson Falls

Preserving history in Sanders County, the Old Jail Museum sits in downtown Thompson Falls on the Clark’s Fork of the Columbia River.  Originally used as a jail, sheriff’s office and residence, the building is one of the oldest in continuous use.  The museum is open from Memorial Day through Labor Day.

When in Thompson Falls, mak...

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St. Ignatius mission

St. Ignatius Mission

Whether staying near St. Ignatius for a few days to enjoy the peaceful surroundings and the beauty of the valley, or if passing through from Missoula to Glacier National Park, it is worth it to take some time to stop at the...

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Havre beneath the streets

Havre Beneath the Streets

This unique depiction of turn-of-the-century life in north central Montana is actually located “beneath the streets”.  When a fire destroyed most of the town of Havre in 1904, the business owners rebuilt in the existing basements. Skylights along the streets allow sunshine to illuminate the underground.

Today tours are available...

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McDonald Creek to Lake

Early Spring in Glacier National Park

It is April and Glacier National Park is waking up to warmer weather, melting ice and snow, and the plowing of the Going to the Sun Road (GTTSR).  This is a special time of year in the park.  Although vehicle access is limited across the park, it is a great time to experience the quiet of nature via foot or bicycle.

Imagine walk...

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Big Hole National Battlefield

Big Hole National Battlefield, located  southwest of Butte, Montana, is dedicated to the remembrance of the tragic Nez Perce - American battle of August, 1877.  The park commemorates the battle in August of each year.

The Nez Perce who camped on this land were trying to flee to Canada to escape the US government's demands that they move t...

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Roosevelt Gate Gardiner

Yellowstone awakes in Spring

It is springtime and Yellowstone National Park is waking up.  Animals are emerging from their winter sleep, brand new babies are coming outside for the first time, and our Park’s crew are busy clearing roads so that you can have access to it all.

Yellowstone is one of our most popular National Parks.  In Spring, there are far fewer people...

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Hockaday Museum Kalispell

Hockaday Museum of Art

The scenic beauty of Montana is often captured via painting and art.  What better place to see it than at the Hockaday Museum of Art in downtown Kalispell.

The museum is dedicated to preserving the artistic legacy of Montana and Glacier National Park.  Artists of Montana are featured in the permanent collection.  See...

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Museum of the Rockies

Dinosaurs!  Yes, the Museum of the Rockies has an extensive collection of dinosaur fossils on display. While in Bozeman, take some time to visit MOR, which is part of Montana State University.  Marvel at the T. Rex skeleton (it is HUGE!), take in a show at the Taylor  Planetarium, learn about Montana and the surrounding regions.

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trout fishing Missoula Montana

Trout Fishing in Missoula

Spring is a great time to get the fishing season started.  Missoula, Montana is synonymous with fishing.  Three rivers - the Blackfoot, Bitterroot, and the Clark Fork - provide excellent opportunities for anglers.  Rock Creek is also known for its blue ribbon fishing.  Missoula has been named one of America’s top ten fishing towns by F...

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