Throw Back to 2014 Race To The Sky

Race To The Sky 2015 is this weekend.  We had a blast last year as you can see in this post and have been looking forward to seeing it all again.  We are planning to do the vet check in Helena on Friday but the race starts in Seeley Lake… Continue Reading ->

Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park (YNP) is one of Montana’s greatest treasures! Its 2.2 million acres are home to a vast array of wildlife as well as amazing views, hot geology, cold water, and famous landmarks. You have access to tons of amazing views via the roadway, but those views only comprise two… Continue Reading ->

Camping Yellowstone

Camping in Yellowstone

Camping is one of the best forms of outdoor recreation in the West whether in a tent, camper, or RV. One spot our family loves to camp is Yellowstone National Park. The scene pictured above is one of the family in Norris Campground. This campsite is one of the sites… Continue Reading ->

Tips and Tricks: Camping Yellowstone National Park

1. Know which campground you want to stay in! Do you have a tent, a camper, an RV? Do you want full hookups or are you free trappers and want a campfire? All of Yellowstone’s campsites offer sites for different campers so knowing where you need to stay is vital!… Continue Reading ->

Montana’s Rockies

Rocky Mountain Front

  The word Montana comes from the Spanish word meaning mountain and one of our popular slogans is “Land of the Shinning Mountains”. That being said western Montana contains many mountain ranges as well as smaller island ranges throughout the state giving Montana nearly 80 mountain ranges that make up… Continue Reading ->

Montana Geological Road Signs

Montana Black Gold Geological Marker Near Red Lodge

Since 2006 the Montana Department of Transportation has installed close to 50 roadside travel markers including the one pictured above. The signs include information about the geology of the area. For detailed information about these signs  [click here]. Be sure to stop and read the signs during your Montana Vacation Travel. Continue Reading ->

State Parks in Montana Big Sky Country

Beavertail Hill State Park

One of Montana’s 54 state parks is Beavertail Hill State park located near Clinton on the Clark Fork River.  The park provides fantastic camping sites as well as fishing, boating, and photography opportunities, just to name a few. Before planning a visit to the park check the season hours to… Continue Reading ->

Migratory Birds at Freezeout Lake

Tundra Swans at Freezeout Lake

The state of Montana has around 60 Wildlife Management Areas (WMA) scattered all across the state. These areas provide ample opportunity for outdoor recreation such as boating, fishing, horseback riding, bird watching, camping, hiking, hunting, wildlife viewing, outdoor and wildlife photography, and/or just enjoying the outdoors! Montana Fish Wildlife and… Continue Reading ->