Big Sky


Grand Prismatic Spring, Yellowstone National Park | Pixabay Image

Maximize Your Big Sky Experience With A Guided Tour Of Yellowstone National Park

Have you been on a guided tour of Yellowstone National Park yet? Experiencing Yellowstone with a knowledgable and local tour guide is the ultimate way to bring the park to life. If you’re using Big Sky as your basecamp for adventure, there are numerous tour guide outfitters that can show you the natural wonders of Yellowstone in a way you can’t even imagine. One of the highlights of summer in Big Sky is the close proximity to Yellowstone. Yellowstone is the ultimate national park. Boasting 3,472 square miles of protected park, there’s plenty to do. Active geysers, countless waterfalls, towering… READ MORE

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Can You See The Northern Lights In Big Sky, Montana?

The Northern Lights are perhaps the ultimate natural phenomena. This dazzling display of dancing lights paints the night sky with vibrant greens, blues, reds, and yellows. It’s an otherworldly experience to see the night sky come alive with an all natural light show. If you’ve never seen the Northern Lights, you need to add it to your bucket list. It’s mind blowing. Did you know that you can see the Northern Lights in Big Sky? While it’s not an everyday occurrence, the Northern Lights are most certainly visible in the great state of Montana. If you’re in Big Sky Country,… READ MORE

Smoke Over The Absaroka Range In Yellowstone | Pixabay Image

10 Ways To Prevent Forest Fires In Big Sky Country

Montana is the 4th biggest state in the United States. With an area covering just over 147,000 square miles (94 million acres), it’s one of the last best places. People from around the world visit Montana to escape the hustle and bustle of the real world. They are attracted to the vast forests, towering mountains, stunning lakes, abundant wildlife, impressive national parks, world class rivers, and endless adventure. Everyone can appreciate the wild lands that spread across Montana and everyone needs to treat those lands with respect too – especially during fire season. Every year, ferocious wildfires ravage the landscape,… READ MORE

View From Storm Castle Peak | Photo: D. Lennon

Things To Do In September In Big Sky, Montana

September is an exciting time to be in Big Sky, Montana. As the summer season starts to wind down, the temperatures drop slightly, and the peaks often see their first dusting of snow. With nearly perfect end-of-summer weather, September is prime time to enjoy a bit of rest and relaxation under the Big Sky. Whether you want to enjoy the final month of the Big Sky Farmers Market, crush cross country trails on your mountain bike, catch monster trout on the Gallatin, hunt elk in the Hilgards, or go for a hike to bag a few peaks in the Gallatin… READ MORE

Big Sky PBR 2017 | Photo: D.Lennon

The Big Sky PBR Delivers High Energy Entertainment In Big Sky, Montana

In 1992, twenty bull riders founded The Professional Bull Riders (PBR). Since that date, the PBR has grown rapidly and has been “declared the fastest growing sport in America” ( Every year the PBR hosts hundreds of events around the world. At each high-energy event, the best cowboys in the world compete to riding bucking bulls in front of cheering crowds. If you’ve never been to a PBR event, you need to put it on your bucket list. Since 2011, the Big Sky PBR has been a staple event in Big Sky, Montana. After 7 exciting years, Big Sky is… READ MORE

Mountain Biking at Big Sky Resort | Photo: Erik Morrison

The Mountain Biking At Big Sky Resort Is The Real Deal

Grab your mountain bike and head to Big Sky Resort to explore 50+ miles of exciting, lift-accessed, cross country and downhill mountain biking trails. Over the past few years Big Sky Resort has dedicated the time and energy into growing and expanding the resort into a world class mountain bike destination. If you haven’t been mountain biking at Big Sky Resort, now is the time to go! To explore Big Sky’s mountain biking playground, buy a lift ticket and ride Swift Current, Ramcharger, or Explorer chairs to your run of choice. There are rides and trails that will appeal to… READ MORE

Fly Fishing On The Gallatin | 320 Ranch Photo

4 Types Of Fish You Can Catch In The Gallatin River

Montana is a world-class destination for fly fishing. People travel from near and far to fish the blue ribbon waters of Big Sky Country. One of the most recognizable stretches of fly fishing water is the Gallatin River right near Big Sky, Montana. Whether you’re a fly fishing rookie or a seasoned expert, fly fishing on the Gallatin River is an experience of a lifetime. According to Gallatin River Guides, “the fish populations hover around 2,500 to 3,000 fish per mile” in the 40 mile stretch of the Gallatin from Spanish Creek to Yellowstone National Park. Prime time for this… READ MORE

Love Food & Wine? Don’t Miss Big Sky’s Vine & Dine 2017

Do your tastebuds deserve a vacation? If so, mark your calendar for Big Sky’s culinary event of the summer: Big Sky’s Vine & Dine 2017. The 4th annual Vine & Dine event is a world-class wine and food tasting festival that’s held from Wednesday, August 16 to Sunday, August 20, 2017. Tell your friends and family because you do not want to miss this cool summer event in Big Sky, Montana! Big Sky’s Vine & Dine 2017 is prime time to “experience an incredible array of food artisans, wineries, purveyors of epicurean delights, and Montana inspired art” in a stunning mountain… READ MORE

Summer Horseback Riding | Photo: Lone Mountain Ranch

Things To Do In August In Big Sky, Montana

Can you believe that it’s almost August already? Time certainly flies when you’re having fun. Summer in Big Sky is jam-packed with cool events and endless outdoor activities, so book your trip to Big Sky, Montana right now. We know you’re going to love our Montana mountain town. Whether you’re here for a weekend, a week, a month, a season, or a lifetime, grab your calendars because there are a few things to do in August that you don’t want to miss! What Big Sky events will you be attending this month? Check out these things to do in August… READ MORE

Grand Prismatic Spring, Yellowstone National Park | Pixabay Image

What To Do In Yellowstone If You Only Have One Day

Ask 10 people what their favorite thing to do in Yellowstone National Park is and you’ll get 10 different answers. At 3,468 square miles, Yellowstone is massive and that’s why it appeals to everyone from near and far. Hidden amongst the lakes, mountains, rivers, canyons, geysers, and other geological wonders of Yelllowstone is a lifetime of adventure. Few people venture off the beaten path in Yellowstone, which is totally fine. It’s tough for people to dedicate their lives to exploring the vast and wild landscape of Yellowstone. While some people may spend a week hiking, biking, boating, fishing, and sightseeing… READ MORE