Outdoor Recreation

Crystal Lake

Mention the term “day trip” in Lewistown and chances are good the first thing that will come to mind is Crystal Lake, and with good reason. The area seems as though it was designed as the perfect day trip destination. The scenery is spectacular and there are plenty of hiking, biking and walking trails nearby. Picnicking facilities are plentiful...

Camp Sites in Central Montana

Camp Sites in Central Montana Ackley Lake: Picnic, camper trailer access, boat launching facilities, swimming. The only state park in the Central Montana area. Located about 23 miles southwest of Lewistown, near Hobson. Crystal Lake: U.S. Forest Service campgrounds. Picnicking and camp-ing with tables, fireplace units, boat launching facilities (no motor boats), potable water...

Camping in Central Montana

Camping in Central Montana Time To Dig out The Camping equipment! For many, the summer season is the camping season. Camping may be a time of re-union with friends and family or simply a chance to leave everything behind and head off to a favorite spot, off the beaten path. It could be a chance to appreciate the simpler things in life, like a golden brown marshmallow cooked...

Snowy Mountain Muzzleloaders & Re-Enactor’s annual rendezvous

Snowy Mountain Muzzleloaders & Re-Enactor’s annual rendezvous Step back in time and join the Snowy Mountain Muzzleloaders and Re-Enactors at the Ed Mc-Givern Memorial Park in beautiful Central Montana for an exciting weekend filled with activiities of the mid-1800’s. The Snowy Mountains provide a scenic backdrop for our yearly rendezvous at the Ed McGivern Memorial Park overlooking East Fork Reservoir. The...

Pioneer Power Days Back to ‘The Good Old Days’

Pioneer Power Days  Back to ‘The Good Old Days’ Power at a meandering pace is the focus of the annual Pioneer Power Days held annually in June across from the Lewistown Airport. Sizzling beef, homemade ice cream and yeasty fresh baked bread slathered in butter top off a day of tractor rides, steam engine demonstrations, blacksmithing and more. All the good things of days gone by are...

Take a Stroll Through History

Take a Stroll Through History With so much to see so close to Lewistown, it’s easy to forget that there’s another way to see the town. Walking tours offer an enchanting way to explore the historic side of town and two are provided by the Lewistown Area Chamber of Commerce. The self-guided walking tours take place in six districts, the downtown four being: Silk Stocking,...

Fun in the Spring

Fun in the Spring Spring is the time to watch Central Montana wake up from its long winter nap. Wildflowers bloom, paddlefish run in the Missouri, waterfowl migrate through the area by the thousands and the deer and elk head back up to their summer sanctuar-ies in the mountains. One of the most fascinating springtime rituals is the annual mating dance per-formed...

Fun in the Winter

Fun in the Winter Wintertime opens the doors to a whole new set of outdoor activities. Skiing, ice fishing, snowmobiling, skating and sledding are just a few of the ways to pass the long winter months. Several local reservoirs such as East Fork Dam and Ackley Lake State Park are known to be the “hot spots” for ice fisherman. The Little Belt Mountains become...

Fun in the Fall

Fun in the Fall When the temperatures start to fall in Central Montana, hunting sea-son starts heating up. Hunters in the area are limited only by the number of days in the season and hours in the day. Thanks to a wide variety of game in Central Montana, hunters of all types are drawn to the beauty and adventure that is afforded to all. The Charles M. Russell...

Fun in the Summer

Fun in the Summer Summertime is playtime in Central Montana with much to offer as getaways from the hustle and bustle of day-to-day life. And any chance to get outside in the sunshine and temperate weather shouldn’t be passed up. Trout fishermen can dip their lines in Big Spring Creek - one of Montana’s premiere trout streams - or try their luck on other area trout...

Pheasant Tales Bed & Bistro

Pheasant Tales Bed & Bistro Pheasant Tales is a licensed Bed & Breakfast. Located 5 Miles South of Lewistown. Surrounded by Mountain Views. Pheasant Tales Bed & Bistro is located on a private road just 4.5 miles from Main Street Lewistown, Montana. Pheasant Tales is a classy comfortable lodge that offers you the option of staying out of town where the deer and other...

Judith River Ranch

The Judith River Ranch is located in Fergus County, Montana 12+ miles southwest of Winifred, Montana. The ranch is 17+ miles south of the confluence of the Judith and Missouri Rivers, near the historic site of Fort Clagget. Commercial air service can be found in Great Falls, Billings, and Lewistown, and passenger rail service is available at Havre...

Elk Ridge Outfitters

Elk Ridge Outfitters Elk Ridge Outfitters are members of the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation and the Montana Outfitters and Guides Assn. Offer big game hunting for Elk, Mule Deer, Antelope, Black Bear, and Mountain Lion. Cabins are used for your living quarters. They are furnished with beds, mattresses, propane heat, electric lights, indoor plumbing. The ranch house is...

Beacon Star Antique Airfield

Beacon Star Antique Airfield Beacon Star Antique Airfield is located in Montana’s Big Sky County 160 Acre Private Airport. 160 acre private airport with one 3700 foot sod runway and two 2640 feet runways with reflectors on the larger strip. The hangar is a converted barn with 8800 square feet of storage space, a 40' x 50' heated shop, electric doors, and 1550 gallon fuel...

Triple B (BBB) Outfitters

Triple B (BBB) Outfitters Archery and Rifle Hunts, Bird Hunts, Fully Guided Deer And Antelope Hunts, Bird Hunts FULLY GUIDED DEER AND ANTELOPE HUNTS Your hunt will include: Transportation to and from the Lewistown Airport, and during your hunt with us. Access to our quality private hunting lands, lodging, three meals a day, camp cook, one guide for each two hunters. (...