Day Trips

Continental Divide

Continental Divide

Montana’s predominant geological feature, the Continental Divide, offers breathtaking scenery just west of Helena. Four great drives across the Continental Divide. MacDonald Pass (paved) Flesher Pass (paved)… Read more »

Anaconda

Anaconda

Humbled by the towering Pintlers, nestled in a mile high valley in the Deer Lodge National Forest, Anaconda presents unsurpassed recreational opportunity just outside town, in any… Read more »

White Sulphur Springs

White Sulphur Springs

White Sulphur Springs was named after the white deposits that were left by the hot water that bubbles up in the city’s public park. The water smells… Read more »

First Peoples Buffalo Jump

First Peoples Buffalo Jump

Formerly known as Ulm Pishkun State Park, this is one of the largest prehistoric bison kill sites in the United States. A visitor center and interpretive trails… Read more »

Elkhorn Wildlife Management Area

Elkhorn Wildlife Management Area

In the Elkhorns, you will discover diversity! The Elkhorn Mountains are a mountain island, which provide a spectrum of habitats for a wide variety of plants and… Read more »

Canyon Ferry Management Area

Canyon Ferry Management Area

he wetlands at the south end of Canyon Ferry Reservoir make an excellent place to see migrating waterfowl and many nesting birds, including Canada geese, double-crested cormorants,… Read more »

Townsend

Townsend

An expansive valley between the Big Belt and Elkhorn Mountains, where the Missouri River opens into Canyon Ferry Reservoir, is Broadwater County Montana. County seat Townsend, Toston,… Read more »

Marysville

Marysville

The story of the Drumlummon Mine is the story of the town. In 1876, a Thomas Cruse discovered the vein and named it after his native town… Read more »

Elkhorn Ghost Town

Elkhorn Ghost Town

We’re not sure if you’ll actually see any ghosts here but you will see prime examples of frontier architecture during the silver boom of the 1880s in… Read more »