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    Discover Montana adventures like skiing, hiking, backpacking, and more. Find unique places to stay across the state, and local adventure tours in iconic destinations like Yellowstone National Park.

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    • Florence, Montana

      Hike to Skookum Butte Lookout

      5.0
      2.6 mi / 930 ft gain
      The hike begins on an old jeep road and has no amenities. It crosses through a marshy field and quickly starts climbing upward with switchbacks. Cross over an old spur logging road before ascending into thick forest. Continue on the steep switchbacks through dense evergreens until the rocky out...
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    • Browning, Montana

      Walk the Swiftcurrent Nature Trail, Glacier National Park

      5.0
      2.66 mi / 135 ft gain
      Walking in either direction, the trail is easy to follow. If you take the loop counter-clockwise, you will reach the Grinnell Glacier parking area in just over a half mile (which is an alternate starting point for this trail). Follow the signs and continue left to rejoin the trail. About a mile l...
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    • Browning, Montana

      Hike Mount Siyeh

      5.0
      8.45 mi / 4209 ft gain
      Once the Going-To-The-Sun Road has opened fully, this massive peak is accessible by driving to Siyeh Bend on the east side of the Logan Pass Visitors Center. Plan on a sun up to sun down adventure. Choose a sunny summer day and head up to hit the trail! Park at Siyeh Bend, and start on the Pie...
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    • West Glacier, Montana

      Camp at Sprague Creek Campground on Lake McDonald

      4.5
      Ten miles long and nearly 500 feet deep, Lake McDonald, the largest lake in Glacial National Park. Sprague Creek is a small 25-site campground on the northeast shore of the lake, about 9 miles from the west entrance of the park. Campsites are on a first-come, first-serve basis and fill up early....
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    • Browning, Montana

      Redrock Falls

      4.5
      3.73 mi / 100 ft gain
      The hike to Redrock Falls begins at the Swiftcurrent Pass Trailhead in the Many Glacier area of Glacier National Park.  The trailhead is located at the western end of the Swiftcurrent Motor Inn parking lot. From the trailhead, head straight toward Swiftcurrent Pass and Redrock Falls.  At approxi...
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    • Anaconda, Montana

      Hike the Johnson Lake Loop

      16 mi / 3160 ft gain
      Day 1: After pulling into the Middle Fork parking lot, there will be two trailheads. Sign in at either one, but I started at TH 28 to head directly to Johnson Lake. A gradual climb passes beautiful waterfalls and recovering burn scars dotted with flowers. To Johnson Lake is 5.2 miles with an ele...
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    • Gallatin Gateway, Montana

      Hike to Emerald and Heather Lake

      5.0
      10.9 mi / 2000 ft gain
      Once in Bozeman, Take 19th Ave. south to Hyalite Canyon Rd. Turn left and continue past Hyalite Reservoir; when the road splits, take the left fork toward Palisade Falls. Continue past Palisade Falls to the end of the road. The trailhead is immediately ahead of you. This hike is around 11 miles t...
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    • Victor, Montana

      Hike to Bear Creek Falls

      5.0
      3 mi / 400 ft gain
      The trailhead is well established with a small campground and bathroom facilities.The hike begins in dense forest and slowly climbs over Bear Creek through a canyon. You get your typical (but always beautiful!) Bitterroot scenery: jagged rocky mountains towering over you on each side.At 1.5 miles...
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    • Browning, Montana

      Hike Dragon's Tail Ridge

      3.5
      3 mi / 1800 ft gain
      Starting from Logan's Pass, make your way along the boardwalk that leads to the Hidden Lake Overlook. Depending on the previous winter, there may be quite a bit of snow covering large portions of the boardwalk and trail that leads to Dragon's Tail, so it is suggested that you take any necessary p...
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    • Heron, Montana

      Ross Creek Cedars Loop

      5.0
      0.87 mi / 151 ft gain
      The Ross Creek Cedar area is a really cool area in Northwest Montana that houses some monstrous Western Red Cedar Trees (some of which have a diameter of over 12 feet and over 500 years old!). The grove is one of the few in the area that still has some really beautiful old-growth forest. Due to i...
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    • Wilsall, Montana

      Summit Hardscrabble Peak

      5.0
      4 mi / 1900 ft gain
      Located in the Bridger Mountain Range, Hardscrabble Peak offers a scenic hike just outside of Bozeman, MT. The Peak sits just north of the more popular Sacagawea Peak and from atop grants views over the Gallatin Valley as well as surrounding mountain ranges such as the Big Belts, Crazies, Tabacco...
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    • Fishtail, Montana

      Backpack the Beartooths via the West Rosebud Trail

      22.69 mi / 6795 ft gain
      The West Rosebud Trail functions as one of the major routes to Granite Peak, the highest point in Montana. The trailhead (6,558') is located approximately 80 miles south of Billings in the Beartooth Absaroka Wilderness. The road to the trail passes Emerald and West Rosebud Lakes just before arriv...
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    • Browning, Montana

      Capture Sunrise at St. Mary Lake

      5.0
      One of the more popular spots to photograph this lake is from the Wild Goose Island pullout. However, I prefer to get off the beaten path a little bit and avoid the crowds. The pin on the map will take you to the next pullout just east of Wild Goose Island, but before you get to Rising Sun campgr...
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    • Hamilton, Montana

      Hike Blodgett Canyon Overlook

      4.7
      3 mi / 400 ft gain
      The drive up forest service road 735 can be a little sketchy. Caution is advised during winter months or if the road is wet or muddy. The road dead ends at the Canyon Creek/Blodgett Overlook trailhead. There is ample parking space and an outhouse. Begin on the Canyon Creek trail and hang a rig...
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    • Browning, Montana

      Reynolds Mountain

      4.5
      11 mi / 2500 ft gain
      Reynolds Mountain stands high above the Logan Pass Visitors Center. Because of it's easy location, be prepared to get caught in the heavy rush of tourists on the way up. Though most will not be going to Reynolds Mountain, you will still need to "wade" through heavy tourism to reach the trail he...
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    • Big Sky, Montana

      Summit Beehive Peak

      5 mi
      Beehive Basin has it all, a mini playground for outdoorsmen. My first visit was during the winter one year ago. We hoped to ski The Fourth of July Couloir, but conditions were not ideal and we left thinking about all the possible ski routes.I’ve been up numerous times since, running and climbing....
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