Musuem of The Rockies
The Museum of the Rockies is a t museum that
preserves the natural and cultural history of the Northern Rocky
Mountain region of the United States.
Bridger Bowl Ski Area offers a quality ski
experience at an affordable price, and does not disappoint. With a
reputation for light, fluffy "cold smoke," and plenty of it, Bridger is
a haven for extreme skiers and riders.
Bridger Creek Golf Course
Bridger Creek Golf Course is a challenging 18 hole course, located
near the Bridger Mountains.
Located in the old county jail, which was in use until 1982, this
museum features county history, focusing in part on law enforcement, the
area's military history, and local daily life of the past. There's a
display and memorabilia from actor Gary Cooper. The museum also contains
a cell from its days as the jail. There's also a collection of 11,000
historic photos and a research library devoted to Lewis and Clark.
American Compute Museum
This unique museum traces the history of computing technologies from
the abacus to the Apple. In an hour or so, you can catch up on more than
4,000 years of computing history and gain a newfound respect for the
speed of innovation during the past few decades.
Emerson Cultural Center
Once a home for schoolchildren, this historic
building was converted in 1993 into an arts and cultural center. The
nonprofit organization hosts a variety of professional and contemporary
art exhibits, offers a fine-arts education program, and provides retail
and studio space for more than 80 artists.
This 85 mile drive is one of the most beautiful and breathtaking
drives in Montana. On its way to West Yellowstone, the highway passes
through 20 miles of Yellowstone Park. Keep your eyes open for bison,
moose and elk.
The icy waters of the Gallatin hold good populations of rainbows, plus
browns and cutthroats. Over 200 insect species inhabit the river and it
is one of the best rivers in Greater Yellowstone for terrestrials. Ants,
beetles, crickets and grasshoppers are blown off the grassy banks and
snapped up by hungry trout.
Andesite Mountain is a ski resort located in south Bozeman Montana.
Bohart Ranch is a 'day-use' ski operation, popular for track and
Buffalo Jump is an interpretive display that helps
visitors understand the dramatic events that took place for nearly 2,000
years. When the Native Americans stampeded their herds of bison to
secure the necessities of food, clothing, shelter and tools
Lewis and Clark Caverans
The Lewis and Clark Caverns are Montana's first and best-known
state park and features one of the largest known limestone caverns
in the Northwest. These spectacular caves, lined with stalactites,
stalagmites, columns, and helicitites, date back through time.
Yellowstone National Park
Yellowstone is the largest national park it includes 2.2 million
acres. Yellowstone is filled with geothermal geysers, hot springs, steam
vents, and mud-pots. Elevations in the park range from 5,000 to 11,000
feet. The temperature in the Park can range from 90 degrees F, in the
summer to -45 degrees below zero in the winter.
Canyon Ferry Lakes
Canyon Ferry Lake is about 50 miles downstream from where the
Gallatin, Madison, and Jefferson Rivers join to form the Missouri River.
Located near Helena, Montana this lake covers 35,181 surface acres and
76 shoreline miles. Due to its size and location, Canyon Ferry Lake is
very popular and receives the most use of any lake in the state.
Bozeman Hot Springs
The state of Montana has 61 hot springs, with a dozen located in and
around the Bozeman area. Bozeman Hot Springs is located 8 miles west of
Bozeman and is one of the world's famous natural hot springs.
The Gallatin Mountains provide the Gallatin National Forest's
with an outdoor playground. There are 2,200 miles of trails, 1,740 miles
of fishable streams and rivers, and 700 high mountain lakes and
Madison River Valley
The Madison River Valley is located in southwestern Montana, the
famous Madison River is known as the "fifty mile riffle". There
are no slow pools, boulders, fallen trees, or tumbling runs to be found.
Paradise Valley extends from the Yellowstone gateway community of
Gardiner at the south end to historic Livingston on the north end.
Paradise Valley is bounded by the majestic Absaroka-Beartooth mountains
on the east, the Gallatin Range on the west, the valley follows the
flowing waters of the Yellowstone River.
Established where Lewis and Clark discovered the Jefferson, Madison,
and Gallatin rivers joining to form the Missouri River, Missouri
Headwaters was a geographical focal point important to early Native
Americans, trappers, traders, and settlers.