Top-Rated and exciting Outdoor Activities in Montana

We’ve compiled a list of Montana’s best outdoor activities for those who want to get out in the wild, feel the adrenaline pumping, and enjoy the amazing natural beauty.


Montana hiking is a wonderful way to see the region and to enjoy the wildlife and nature. There are many hiking trails in Montana, both multi-day and day hikes. Glacier National Park and Bob Marshall Wilderness are some of Montana’s most popular hiking destinations.

Horseback riding

Horseback riding is a great way to experience the American West. One of the best ways to see Montana is by horseback. You have the option to visit a ranch or enjoy a leisurely afternoon on the trails.

Water sport

Montana offers a wide range of opportunities for water enthusiasts to enjoy the beautiful waterscapes. Whitewater rafting is a great option for thrill-seekers. Flyboarding is also an option.

Take a soak in one of Montana’s hot springs

One of the most popular hot springs in Montana can be found at Quinn’s Hot Springs Resort . It is located near the Clark Fork River in Paradise in Montana, about an hour’s drive northwest Missoula. 

Rock climbing

There are many great spots to rock climb in Montana, with so many mountains and cliffs. Check out these top Montana climbing spots. 

Learn more about the cattle industry at Grant-Kohrs Ranch, Deer Lodge

This ranch was established by John Grant, a Canadian fur trader, in 1862. It was later expanded by Conrad Kohrs by Conrad Kohrs. The ranch was once the heart of a 10-million-acre cattle empire.