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.
Photo Essay: Pine Creek Lake
Follow along on this hike to a spectacular alpine lake in the Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness
Pine Creek Lake isn't a secret, but it's notorious for good reason.
A Field Trip Through the Ruby Valley
Imagining a better future in one of Montana's wildest corners
An expedition into the rocky peaks, emerald valleys, and wide prairies of the Ruby Valley offers a glimpse into the future of this special place.