The Big Snowy Mountains lie smack-dab in the heart of the Treasure State, just south of its geographic center in Lewistown.
Trail of the Week: Chalk Buttes
Venture off the beaten trail for spectacular views of sandstone cliffs and ponderosa pines
Spectacular cliffs studded with ponderosa pine jut out from surrounding prairies and provide habitat for a variety of wildlife.
Trail of the Week: Birch Lake in the Jewel Basin
Enjoy sprawling views of Flathead Valley and the Swan Range
Birch Lake, in the Jewel Basin east of Kalispell, has it all.
A Wild Winter Adventure in the Pryors
Exploring one of Montana’s hidden mountain ranges
The Pryor Mountains feature old mining roads and rugged trails, perfect for snowshoeing and hiking.
Trail of the Week: Homestake Pass on the Continental Divide
Enjoy this family-friendly hike through a wonderland of wild rock formations
This section of the Continental Divide Trail offers smooth dirt surfaces, which makes for easy miles, and you can choose to make this scenic central Montana hike as short or as long as you want.
Foraging for Fungi
Five wild mushrooms to hunt for in Montana this fall
Fall is the prime time to find wild mushrooms in Montana. Learn where to find Shaggy Manes, Chanterelles, and the rest of Montana's bountiful fall fungi.