Day Trip: Explore the Terry Badlands
This eastern Montana gem is worth a visit
The Terry Badlands span 44,000 acres just a few miles northwest of Terry in eastern Montana. The Bureau of Land Management has managed the land as a wilderness study area since the 1970s, which has helped the wild character of the land remain.
Why Do I Donate Monthly to MWA?
So I can spend time in our wild places and know they're being protected
I'd rather be outside with my family than sitting in front of the computer, and giving to MWA ensures that my voice will be heard even while I'm enjoying our wild places.
We can still stand up for our public lands, even if we're staying at home.
Kootenai Critters: Bighorn Sheep, Living Life on the Edge
Here’s what you need to know about northwest Montana’s Rocky Mountain icons
About 750,000 years ago, the ancestors of the Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep crossed the Bering Land Bridge from Siberia into Alaska. From there, they spread throughout the West, finding homes in rocky terrain from Canada down to northern Mexico.
Go Explore: 5 Alpine Lake Hikes
Enjoy a mountain getaway in southern Montana
Fortunately for us in Montana, options abound for exploring new peaks, hidden trails, or some of the crown jewels of the Montana backcountry: alpine lakes.
Mexico to Montana: Hiking the Triple Crown
Zelzin Aketzalli is the first known Mexican hiker to complete this monumental challenge
Zelzin Aketzalli completed her first thru-hike in 2017 when she tackled the Pacific Crest Trail. By 2019, she had completed the Triple Crown – comprised of three long-distance hiking trails totaling 7,900 miles that cross 22 states.