Category: Wildlife

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Bison Reintroduction to the Tribal Nations in Western Montana

The American bison has long been one of the most important animals in American Indian cultures. Tribes have relied on the majestic bison for thousands of years, using every part of the animal for survival and welfare, including meat for food, bones and horns for tools, and hide for clothing and shelter, as well as […]

Guided Hikes and Walks in Western Montana

Hiking in Western Montana is just about the easiest way to experience some of our most exquisite landscapes, and guided hikes can make it even easier and more rewarding, especially when you’re setting out on a multiday backpacking adventure. Hiking guides in Western Montana are outdoor lovers through and through and can not only offer […]

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 […]

Swan Lake: A Western Montana Gem

The once-hopping timber camp of Swan Lake is now a quiet place to relax and recreate in some of Western Montana’s most gorgeous landscapes. Tucked in the picturesque Seeley-Swan Valley and located at the southern tip of its namesake—Swan Lake—year-round visitors use this community as a launching point for lake and river fishing, hiking, birding, […]

Where to Enjoy Western Montana’s Great Outdoors

The great outdoors are more popular than ever, and some of you may be new to exploring Western Montana’s outdoor spaces. Glacier Country has so many places to play, no matter your experience level. If you’re new to outdoor recreation in Western Montana, here are our suggestions on where to explore. City Parks and Trail […]

The Family Travel Guide to Western Montana’s Most Outside-the-Box (and Off-the-Beaten-Path) Experiences

By: Bob and Jade, Vagabond3.com Everyone craves a one-of-a-kind travel experience—the moment that makes an impression and leaves you totally transformed. That’s what is so special about Western Montana; those transformative experiences are around every road trip pit stop, you just gotta know where to look and how to book to get off the beaten […]

Curated Culture: Museums in Glacier Country Montana

If you’re looking for an impressive cultural experience, Glacier Country has you covered. View works from nationally renowned artists and walk through some of the most fascinating exhibits of historical artifacts providing glimpses into the Old West, railroad days, pioneer settlements and American Indian heritage. To help you history buffs, art lovers and train and […]

Discover the Natural World of Glacier National Park

Quench your thirst for knowledge on your next visit to Western Montana. Slow down and have a deeper, more intimate trip by planning a class from The Glacier Institute into your itinerary. The Glacier Institute offers a variety of courses on Glacier National Park—one of the most intact ecosystems in the lower 48. Cultivate your […]

Get Away From It All This Fall in Glacier Country

There’s fall fun to be had in Western Montana’s Glacier Country, where getting away from it all is our specialty. Autumn is our golden season, and not only because the hillsides and river banks are awash in vibrant hues of yellow and orange. With crisp autumn air, space to spread out and COVID-sensitive activities aplenty, […]

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