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Ovando, Montana lays out the welcome mat for bicycle tourists:


In this tiny town of about 65 people in the postcard-picturesque Blackfoot Valley east of Missoula, the summer swarms of bicycle tourists can almost double the population on a busy night. They come ...


Bucking Horse Sale brings thousands to Miles City:


Thousands of people are gathered this weekend in Miles City for the World Famous Bucking Horse Sale. Now in its 68th year, the Bucking Horse Sale annually debuts some of the finest bucking stock seen ...


9 ways a trip to Missoula will surprise you:


Missoula might bring to mind vague memories of watching a '90s movies about fly fishing. Or maybe you imagine wide-open skies and plenty of steakhouses. Maybe you just think about cowboys. And...sure. ...


What to do and see this summer - Rediscover Montana:


Sometimes the best-kept travel secrets are right out your back door. Rediscover Montana gives you a look at what there is to do and see in our great state this summer. So, get out and explore ...


Summertime on Montana's Hi-Line offers empty spaces and interesting places:


Spread out along Montana's Canadian border, the region known as the Hi-Line offers expanses capable of curing that classic summertime symptom of wanting to get away. But in between stretches of quiet, ...


Little Bighorn Battlefield draws people from around the world:


The Battle of the Little Bighorn is one of the most-studied skirmishes in the history of the United States behind Gettysburg, so it's no surprise people come from around the world to visit the site. The ...


All Aboard Montana's Charlie Russell Chew Choo!:


Join us for a spectacular evening as we travel through the mountains and prairies of central Montana. Experience the beauty of the rolling hills, vast ranchlands and breathtaking sunsets of Big Sky ...


Explore a Montana ghost town: Things to do at Bannack State Park this summer :


Bannack, once a bustling mining camp, first territorial capital of Montana and birthplace of vigilante justice, is now a state park. Bannack State Park is open 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Memorial Day through ...


Your guide to summer in southwest Montana :


Whatever memories you want to make this summer -- a show in a historic theater, a mountain hike, a raft trip down a river, a guided fishing experience, or any of a hundred other ideas -- southwest Montana ...


MPG Ranch Volunteer Opportunities:


MPG Ranch https://www.mpgranch.com/ (near Florence, Montana) promotes conservation through restoration, research, education and information sharing. Our researchers specialize in restoration and ...


You can apply for a Get Out There" grant from Montana-based "Kampgrounds of America":


It's for families who otherwise wouldn't be able to afford a family trip exploring. If you're looking to get out there for summer -- for the first time "Kampgrounds of America" https://koa.com/ is ...


Welcome to the Izaak Walton Inn & Resort Bordering Glacier National Park:


a family-owned retreat bordering Glacier National Park, in Essex, Montana. Specializing in outdoor adventure and serious relaxation, the Inn hosts activities year round fitting any age, interest and ...


Sunrise Fly Shop - From Gear to Guides - Southwest Montana's Finest:


Big Hole and Beaverhead River Fly Fishing Guide Service and Fly Shop For your Next Greatest Southwest Montana Fly Fishing Vacation Sunrise Fly Shop is the premier Montana fly fishing guide ...


This Montana diner is '20 miles from anything' and still draws a crowd:


"Out here, we're 20 miles from anything," laughs Bill Witwer who with his wife Sandy moved to Sweet Grass County six years ago from Kutztown, Pennsylvania, where the two had operated a small mom-and-pop ...


Butte's million-dollar 'destination playground' could be largest in Montana, but it won't cost taxpayers:


The elaborate playground is being funded as part of $5.5 million in donations the Dennis & Phyllis Washington Foundation and Montana Resources made to Butte-Silver Bow for major upgrades and improvements ...


Wonderful world of bears: MPG Ranch releases latest video on black bears:


Baby bears buzz like a hive of bees when they are nursing. "It's the weirdest thing," said MPG Ranch https://www.mpgranch.com/ biologist Kylie Paul. "It actually sort of sounds like they're humming. ...


Video: New "Fish MT" website will help anglers:


With winter finally winding down many anglers will start taking to Montana's lakes and rivers, and as Winston Greely shows us in this week's outdoor report, the new "Fish MT" website http://fwp.mt.gov/fish/ ...


America's Wild and Scenic Rivers live up to their name - The Lochsa:


Also one of the original 1968 Wild and Scenic Rivers, the Clearwater includes the Selway and Lochsa Rivers. With an average gradient drop of 31 feet/mile, Lochsa is the Nez Perce Indian word for "rough ...


Capturing the Allure of Small Montana Towns:


Missoula producers film online series exploring towns and villages in Montana, including Martin City and Bigfork That's the idea the producers behind the new online series, "Weekend Guide To," ...


Sperry Chalet Comments Favor Rebuilding As It Was:


Glacier National Park received nearly 400 public comments on its four concepts to rebuild the Sperry Chalet, which partially burned in the Sprague Fire last summer. Almost three quarters of respondents ...


You need to go Up the Great Divide in Montana:


The National Trails System celebrates 50 years as one of the greatest innovations in American outdoor recreation history: the long-distance hiking trail, including the Continental Divide National Scenic ...


Exclusive aerial view of Glacier National Park and Sperry Chalet:


The snow is deep around and in the shell of the Sperry Chalet. Haunting and beautiful. https://www.greatfallstribune.com/picture-gallery/outdoors/2018/03/22/exclusive-aerial-view-of-glacier-national-park-and-sperry-chalet/33175241/ *** Glacier ...


The airport in the middle of nowhere...and why you might want to go there:


For people in some American towns, the value of a local airport might come into sharp focus only when a disaster cuts the roads and rails. But in the remote reaches of northeast Montana, particularly ...


How Ovando, Montana is capitalizing on bicycle tourism - "It's totally cool to come here.":


Leigh Ann Valiton watched a customer meander the aisles of the Blackfoot Commercial Co. in Ovando https://ovandomontana.net/ . Valiton's store, attached to her inn, is open until 7 every evening, but ...


Glacier Park superintendent wants Sperry Chalet rebuilt starting this summer - What do you think of the 4 options?:


Glacier National Park hopes to rebuild Sperry Chalet in two construction seasons, starting this summer, Superintendent Jeff Mow said Tuesday night. Meeting that timeline will be a challenge, but there ...


It's what Muir said: Montana Adventure Shuttle offers visitors a slice of Montana go-and-do:


It's no secret that outdoor recreation and tourism remain one of Montana's largest economic drivers, generating $3.5 billion in annual spending - $310 million in Missoula alone. Given those eye-opening ...


Video: Weekend Guide to Choteau, Montana first of travel series:


A new monthly video series is highlighting the charms of small-town Montana. Missoula videographers Kyle Hollinger and Bill Stubblefield began "Weekend Guide To" with a couple days in Choteau. They ...


10 Reasons No One In Their Right Mind Visits Montana In The Winter:


Dearest tourists, the people of Montana have a message for you: Winters here are terrible. We've grown accustomed to them, but we think you'd be better off saving your money and visiting in the summer, ...


Introducing the Glovebox Guide to Recognizing Montana's Mountains:


Anyone who has driven on Montana highways has seen the majesty of our state's mountains from the road. But how much do you really know about them? The Glovebox Guide to Recognizing Montana's Mountains ...


The Fascinating Town In Montana That Is Straight Out Of A Fairy Tale:


When it comes to popular vacation destinations in Montana, Whitefish nearly always tops the list. Montana residents, people from across the US, and many Canadians flock to this charming resort town ...

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