Category: Outdoor Fun

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Snowmobile Western Montana With onX Offroad

Western Montana is a sledder’s paradise. Powering through winter here is easy, with miles of steep climbs and flat trails, and acres of backcountry playgrounds, as well as logging and seasonal forest service roads. A handy way to recreate responsibly is with the onX Offroad app. The Offroad app provides real-time GPS positioning even in […]

February 6, 2023

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6 Places to Nordic Ski in Glacier Country

Western Montana’s winter wonderland is waiting to be explored. Nordic skiing is a quiet, magical and intimate way to get backcountry and tour the terrain. Glacier Country has superb cross-country skiing throughout the region, from exploring the magnificent solitude of Glacier National Park to discovering a hidden ghost town. Here, we’ve rounded up six of […]

January 30, 2023

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Unique Western Montana Winter Events

We have fun year-round here and a bit of snow on the ground doesn’t keep us from going outside or holding events. In fact, winter brings some of the most unusual, unique and fun events to cure your cabin fever. From renowned film festivals to barstool races, and dog-sled races to half marathon races, there’s […]

January 9, 2023

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Discover Western Montana’s Hot Springs

Wintertime in Western Montana’s Glacier Country means one thing: snow—and snow means one thing: epic adventure. For years, Glacier Country visitors have enjoyed the many outdoor activities the season brings, and after a day of playing in our winter wonderland, the best way to unwind and embrace the colder temperatures is by soaking in the warm healing waters of a hot spring.

December 26, 2022

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Recreate Responsibly This Winter in Western Montana

Glacier Country is a year-round playground, and winter does not disappoint. You can take full advantage of our snowy landscape, but keep in mind that it’s important to play it safe. Here’s how to recreate responsibly this winter in Western Montana. Winter Driving Be prepared for winter driving conditions. Check weather and road reports before […]

December 19, 2022

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7 Places to Downhill Ski in Western Montana

One of the things that makes Western Montana so extraordinary is our landscapes—alpine forests and sweeping meadows plus glacier-carved peaks and mountains. When the snow falls, it transforms into an unbeatable winter playground, home to seven ski areas that boast affordable lift tickets, ridiculous vertical drops, consistently excellent snowfall and more than 11,723 acres of […]

December 12, 2022

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Winter in Glacier National Park: What to Expect

From wildlife to wild and wintry landscapes, winter is a magical time to experience Glacier National Park. And while it’s perfect for a peaceful, winter wonderland adventure, there are some very important things to note while planning your trip to the park this time of year, including road closures and construction. Please know before you […]

December 5, 2022

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5 Reasons to Plan a Girlfriend Getaway to Western Montana

By Tamara Gruber While some friend groups dream about girls’ trips spent basking on a beach drinking a steady stream of umbrella drinks, others appreciate the peace and inner joy gained by time spent communing with nature and each other. Some may think Western Montana is an unusual choice for a girlfriend getaway, but, with […]

The Wild Animals of Glacier Country

One of the things we cherish most about Western Montana is our wildlife—the wild animals we share our home with and have nothing but awe and respect for. Our diverse region is one of the most intact ecosystems in the lower 48 states, and it’s likely you’ll spot wildlife while you’re here. While we’d like […]

7 Things to Do in Western Montana This Fall

You know that feeling when the leaves begin to change color and sweater weather is in the air? In Western Montana we feel equal parts “let’s get cozy” and “let’s find some fall fun.” Autumn is one of the most unique times to visit Glacier Country—the landscape is intensely gorgeous, from snowcapped peaks in the […]

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Snowmobile Western Montana With onX Offroad

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Romantic Getaways in Western Montana’s Glacier Country

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