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The Lost Arts of the Outdoors:


Introducing a complete course in authentic adventure, fitness, gear, sports, sex, and so much more Outside Magazine Full Story: https://www.outsideonline.com/2217271/20-lost-arts-outdoors?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=facebookpost *** Visit ...


Mountain Goats on Your Trail in Glacier National Park? They Like You, and Your Urine:


few years ago, employees at Glacier National Park in Montana noticed that mountain goats were hanging out -- even sleeping -- far away from cliffs, and spending much of their time near humans. Researchers ...


Check out this stunning video of water in Yellowstone National Park:




Journey to the icy heart of Montana's Big Snowies:


There is more to the Big Snowy Mountains than meets the eye. The true distinctive qualities that make it a gem for the area lie beneath the surface, painted in smooth strokes of ice. The Big Snowies ...


For the Love of Hiking in Northwest Montana:




How to make the long road trip to Glacier fun for kids -- all the stops from Missoula and back:


When the 9-year-old cousins from Saudi Arabia come to town, the sheer expanse of Montana's Big Sky Country can really challenge the attention span. Jonas and Jember Chaney want to see everything their ...


Montana's Chinese Wall well worth the trip:


Few geological features in Montana receive as much lore as the Chinese Wall. The Chinese Wall is a limestone spine averaging about 1,000 feet tall and stretches unbroken for a dozen miles. The massive ...


From ghosts to theater, Virginia City, Montana has it all:


We've heard this story before - The 1800s drew people to places like Virginia City to mine for gold, but Virginia City was one of the biggest of its time. "From 1863, for the next 3 and a half years, ...


Two thousand miles through millions of years -- Montana's Dinosaur Trail:


Montana has been working the charismatic megafauna thing for millions of years. Long before grizzly bears prowled for elk calves along the Rocky Mountain Front, Deinoychus packs chased maiasaurs away ...


The Route of the Hiawatha Bike Trail - 10 Tunnels, Trestle Crossings, Amazing Views... just don't forget your headlight.:


In Mineral County, one historic bike path draws thousands every year. Through tunnels and over trestle bridges, the Hiawatha Bike Trail http://www.ridethehiawatha.com/ is one of a kind. This is Taft ...


Outfitters open the door to the Bob Marshall wilderness:


Seeley Lake is considered a gateway to the Bob Marshall Wilderness Complex. The 'Bob,' as it's often called, covers over one million acres of Montana backcountry. Motorized vehicle restrictions ...


Glacier National Park: See its 'shining mountains':


Named for its mountains of ice (in 1850, there were 150 glaciers in the park), Glacier National Park https://www.nps.gov/glac/index.htm has lost all but 25 of their glaciers, and global climate change ...


In Montana's Missouri River country, a nice chance to slow down:


Ed Kemmick took some fine photos Wednesday while making a purposeful, four-hour detour on his way home to Billings from Great Falls. But no photos can describe how good it felt to be out in the wide-open ...


The Rock Creek Confluence Cabin is Available for Rental From the Five Valleys Land Trust:


There are few experiences as relaxing and refreshing as a night spent along one of western Montana's iconic waterways. Rock Creek, Montana's first blue ribbon trout fishery, is a world-famous destination ...


Voices of Montana Tourism - June 2017 - Monthly News & Views:


Reenactment of the Battle of the Little Bighorn took place the third week of June drawing large crowds. Follow Visit Southeast Montana http://www.facebook.com/southeastmontana on Facebook to keep up on ...


Summer-long party going on in Philipsburg - Never a ghost town: Philipsburg celebrates survival, rebirth at 150:


They’re partying in the 'Burg in the name of resiliency. This town that not many decades ago danced with ghosts started celebrating its 150th birthday Thursday with bells, speeches, cake and — ...


A visit to the Great Plains Dinosaur Museum in Malta, Montana:


Montana has a rich history when it comes to dinosaurs. The Great Plains Dinosaur Museum and Field Station was established in Malta in 2002. Paleontology director Cary Woodruff says some of the ...


Montana Legislature passes agritourism bill; signed into law :


"Agritourism has the potential to help Montana's farmers and ranchers add diversity to their operation and earn added revenue to support their farm or ranch," Christiaens said. Branding is one ranch ...


Midwest Couple Chases Dream to Montana's Glacier National Park:


On top of Glacier National Park, John Kasberg navigates a vintage 1930s tour bus through Montana's Going-to-the-Sun Road, a 32-mile journey of white-knuckle turns past sweeping vistas, waterfalls and ...


W114° 'The Montana Challenge' The Ultimate Quadrathlon, 8/12-20, Glacier National Park Kalispell, Montana:


The Ultimate Quadrathlon: 4 days; 4 stages; 1 race. An expedition in one week. Montanans get a 64% discount! Originally $4000 now $1500! Day 1: Swim Run (run 10km, swim 2.8, run 7km) Day ...


Video: 'A Cathedral', Montana's Smith River:


The Smith River State Park in North Central Montana offers a 59-mile multi-day float trip for those lucky enough to draw a permit in the annual lottery. RION SANDERS; KARL PUCKETT Video: http://www.greatfallstribune.com/videos/news/2017/06/05/-cathedral-montanas-smith-river/102532626/ *** GALLERY: ...


The Best Foods under the Big Sky: What to Eat in Montana:


Montana is known for its open expanses and beautiful wilderness. That natural bounty yields exceptional food, including bison, huckleberries, chokecherries, morels and some of the best beef in the country, ...


Stay close to home and rediscover Montana:




Dinosaurs a Big Draw for Visitors to Montana - Dinosaur Trail visitation increases 15 percent:


Dinosaurs may be Montana's oldest tourist attraction, but they're more popular than ever. Families across the country are building their vacations around dinosaur-themed attractions, and museums in communities ...


Video: "Cyber Ranch-Montana to New York" - Bringing the World to Montana - The Dunrovin Ranch - Lolo, Montana:




Montana's First Statewide Hiking Trail Guide Now Online:


A $50,000 investment of state tourism money is being rolled out today. It's a map-based website that highlights and guides people to more than 200 trails across Montana. The site is called http://www.hikewildmontana.org. "It's ...


The Lodges on Seeley Lake - Montana at its best:


The Lodges is located on the western shore of Seeley Lake with a commanding view of the beautiful Swan Range. Whether you're looking for an intimate weekend getaway, memorable family time, or a get together ...
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Discover Wild Montana this summer:


Maybe, just maybe Montana has shaken off the last of winter and outdoorsmen can finally switch gears to summer. No matter if the weather cooperates, the Montana Wilderness Association is beckoning ...


Visit the Montana Capitol:


The State of Montana welcomes visitors to the Capitol in Helena and recognizes the educational value of such visits. Visitors may tour the "People's House" on their own or may take advantage of official ...


Come for the Party in the "Liveliest Ghost Town in the West!"! - Big fun this summer celebrating Philipsburg, Montana's 150th Birthday:


A short celebration of the wonderful restored architecture that you can enjoy in Philipsburg. Video: https://www.facebook.com/Pburg150/videos/944634105679500/ *** The Little Town In Montana That ...

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