Montana

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.

Top Adventures in Montana

  • Hike Grinnell Glacier in Glacier NP

    The Grinnel Glacier Hike begins at the Grinnell Glacier Trailhead just past the Many Glacier Lodge. A fee of $25 is required to enter Glacier National Park for a seven-day pass. The Many Glacier region is entered from the east side of the park f...

    7.6 miles 1840 ft gain

  • Hike to Iceberg Lake, Glacier National Park

    The 9.7-mile out-and-back trail starts in the Many Glacier area of Glacier National Park, near the Swiftcurrent Motor Inn. The trailhead is easy to find at the northwest corner of the Inn area and the trail is well marked the whole way. The trail ...

    9.7 miles 1200 ft gain

  • Hike to Cracker Lake

    The 6.1 mile (12.2 roundtrip), hike to Cracker Lake includes wooded forests, grand views of lakes and mountains, creek crossings, distant waterfalls, mining ruins, possible wildflowers and wildlife, and a swim in turquoise water. At 1400ft elevati...

    12.2 miles

  • Hike to Hidden Lake Overlook

    The trail starts at the Logan Pass Visitor Center, which is right in the middle of Going-To-The-Sun Road. It can be very busy during the middle of the day, but early morning and early evening will have less of a crowd.It's a pretty short hike in a...

    2.7 miles

  • Relax at Potosi Hot Springs

    Rain filled the air and fog hung low. It was to dreary to do much, but the idea of soaking in a natural warm springs beneath the peaks of the Tobacco Root mountains was too tempting to stay in side.Potosi Hot Springs is about 25 minutes out of the...

  • Hike the Highline Trail, Glacier National Park

    Starting at the top of Logan Pass at the visitor's center, walk across the street to the well marked Highline Loop Trailhead. You will need to have two cars or make use of the shuttles in order to do this hike. If you have two cars, park the secon...

    11.4 miles 700 ft gain

  • Hike to Avalanche Lake

    This very scenic Glacier National Park hike off of Going-to-the-Sun road is 4.5 miles with a total elevation gain of 730 feet. The hike to Avalanche Lake begins from the Trail of the Cedars trailhead. Be prepared for a lot of incline. Approximat...

    4.5 miles 730 ft gain

  • Paddle Middle Fork Flathead near West Glacier

    Begin your trip at the bridge at West Glacier, there is parking in town and you can walk to the water, or just passed the bridge there are a few spots. Carry gear down to the water from the bridge (easy walking trail down to the edge). Make sure...

  • Explore Avalanche Creek

    Avalanche Creek is one of Glacier National Park's easiest features to access and also one of its most unique. The old-growth cedar forest is home to towering trees, moss-covered boulders, and a rushing stream of glacial water. A small loop trail...

    0.7 miles

  • Photography on Logan Pass

    Disclaimer: Glacier National Park has closed any off-trail activity in this area. The majority of the photos can be taken on-trail. Please be sure to adhere to the park's policy.With a short window of opportunity for visiting, Logan Pass offers a ...

  • Hike to Morrell Falls

    From the town of Seeley Lake, travel 0.5 mile north on Highway 83. Turn east (right) on Morrell Creek Road (small green street sign) which becomes Forest Service Road #477/Cottonwood Lakes Road, and travel 1.1 miles. Turn north (left) on West Morr...

    2.7 miles 150 ft gain

  • Hike to Turquoise Lake

    From Hwy 83 in the Swan Valley, south of mile marker 38, turn west onto Kraft Creek Rd also called Forest Service Road #561, the trailhead is about 11.5 miles at the end of the road. Turquoise Lake trail #708 starts 3 miles up the Glacier Creek tr...

    12.2 miles 1500 ft gain

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    • , Montana

      Yellow Mule Cabin

      Overview Yellow Mule Cabin was built in 1920 and was once used as a ranger station. This cabin is unique because it was constructed according to the builder's preference instead of being built with...

    • , Montana

      Hornet Lookout

      Overview Hornet Lookout provides guests with astounding 360-degree views of the surrounding terrain, including Glacier National Park and Kintla Lake on clear days. On some nights, the Northern Ligh...

    • , Montana

      Schnaus Cabin

      Overview Schnaus Cabin is located near the Wild and Scenic North Fork of the Flathead River, in the Flathead National Forest. It can host up to 12 guests for a scenic, peaceful mountain vacation. T...

    • Alberton, Montana

      Alberton Mountain Log Cabin

      Hike, snowshoe, watch wildlife, grill hot dogs at the outdoor fire circle by the creek, or stay in and have a glass of wine while watching Dances with Wolves. Take a conscious rest from your busy d...

      From $56.50/night

    • Alberton, Montana

      Yurt Sanctuary

      Short walk to the all cedar outhouse. Enjoy watching the fire dance at the campfire circle by the creek. Great hiking trails close by, and just 20 miles to Lolo Hot Springs and 4 miles to a restaur...

      From $66/night

    • Alder, Montana

      Notch Cabin

      Overview Notch Cabin is located in a remote part of southwestern Montana, within proposed wilderness, and is open from July 1 through November. It is somewhat difficult to access, but worth the tro...

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