REGIONS AND CVBs
This is Montana's northwest corner, where lofty mountains and extensive forests set the pace. Here are magnificent Glacier National Park, Flathead Lake, watchable wildlife, wild and scenic rivers, wilderness, and lakes scattered like jewels. There are scenic golf courses, vacation resorts, guest ranches, galleries, museums, and summer theater.
This is the land memorialized by this famed western artist, as well as cowboys and Plains Indians, Lewis & Clark, buffalo, buttes, dramatic skies and the grand Missouri River. This is where the mountains meet the plains. Linger in its cities, where history has been preserved in parks, museums and galleries. Then explore the land that still looks as hauntingly big and beautiful as it did when Charlie Russell used it as a model for canvas and bronze.
Missouri River Country
This is Montana's northeast corner, where a great river sets the theme for the entire landscape. Here, everything is big. Prairie stretches from horizon to horizon with ranches measured in miles. Fort Peck Lake offers more than a thousand miles of shoreline. Millions of waterfowl take to the Big Sky from sprawling wildlife refuges.
Gold West Country
This is Montana's southwest corner, where the West's colorful history comes to life in ghost towns and restored mining camps, a living history cattle ranch, an Indian battlefield, the mansions and union halls of Butte and the capital city of Helena. Here, too, are fabled trout streams, Rocky Mountains, hot springs resorts, ghost towns and guest ranches.
This country is immediately north of Yellowstone National Park and features three of the park's five entrances - as well as the only year-round entrance at Gardiner. It is also headquarters for some of the world's finest trout fishing and outdoor recreation. Explore its legendary rivers, majestic peaks, vast forests and wilderness areas. Enjoy its lively cities and towns and its many guest ranches and vacation resorts.
This country derives its name from the most famous Indian battle in U.S. history. It was here that Lt. Col. George Armstrong Custer lost his life in 1876 against an underestimated force of Sioux and Cheyenne warriors. Here, too, are vast cattle ranches, Indian reservations, the fabled Yellowstone and Bighorn rivers and Montana's largest city, Billings.