Places to Visit

18 February, 2019

Montana Wildflowers

2019-02-25T14:29:58-07:00

Montana Wildflowers Big Hole Valley Wildflowers are easy to spot along the river, in mountainside meadows, and in the vast Montana forest. Their color gives them away. Take a break from fishing or hiking to appreciate these perennial bloomers. Wyoming Locoweed  Lupine Climate and Elevation Terrain varies [...]

Montana Wildflowers2019-02-25T14:29:58-07:00
23 January, 2019

Twin Bridges

2019-10-21T11:45:01-06:00

Twin Bridges, Montana Here 3 Montana Blue Ribbon Trout streams, the Ruby, the Beaverhead, and the Big Hole, join and form the Jefferson River. The town is all about fly fishing. There are several fly shops and even one of the world's best-known fly rod manufacturer located here. Beauty surrounds the town. The towering Tobacco Root [...]

Twin Bridges2019-10-21T11:45:01-06:00
7 October, 2018

Visit the Big Hole Battlefield

2018-10-07T14:57:34-06:00

Big Hole Battlefield Wisdom, Montana Early on the morning of August 9, 1877, gunfire awakened a band of 800 Nez Perce. The battle, which lasted less than 48 hours, killed nearly 90 Nez Perce men, woman, and children as well as 38 US soldiers. Now a National Battlefield preserved by the National Park Service, the [...]

Visit the Big Hole Battlefield2018-10-07T14:57:34-06:00
23 May, 2018

Coolidge Ghost Town

2018-05-23T12:50:47-06:00

COOLIDGE GHOST TOWN Abandoned Silver Mine Silver was discovered near a pair of elk horns high in the Pioneer Mountains in 1872 by a man named Preston Sheldon. The area became known as the Elkhorn district. More silver was discovered and soon prospectors started coming to the area. The town formed in 1914. Narrow gauge rail [...]

Coolidge Ghost Town2018-05-23T12:50:47-06:00
23 May, 2018

Bannack Ghost Town

2019-03-19T12:05:39-06:00

BANNACK GHOST TOWN Gold was struck near Grasshopper Creek in 1862 and the fledgling town of Bannack, Montana was founded. Bannack was named for the nearby Bannock Indians, however, a mistake in Washington forever named the town Bannack. In 1864, Bannack was briefly the territory capital before moving to Virginia City just a little [...]

Bannack Ghost Town2019-03-19T12:05:39-06:00
23 April, 2018

Pioneer Scenic Byway

2018-05-23T11:34:00-06:00

Pioneer Scenic Byway Montana Scenic Route The Pioneer Scenic Byway is an easy-to-drive, scenic route which travels through the Pioneer Mountains in the Beaverhead-Deer Lodge National Forest. 49 miles in length, plan on taking the day to enjoy the sites and the hikes that the scenic byway has to offer. The route takes you [...]

Pioneer Scenic Byway2018-05-23T11:34:00-06:00
23 March, 2018

Humbug Spires

2018-05-23T12:27:36-06:00

Humbug Spires Wilderness Study Area Just a short, 15-minute drive from the ranch you'll find the Humbug Spires Wilderness Study Area. Popular with rock climbers, the primitive area has a unique outcropping of quartz monzonite. Take Moose Creek Road, a good gravel road to the trailhead. The 11,000 acres area features over 50 towering [...]

Humbug Spires2018-05-23T12:27:36-06:00