Skip to main content



Elmo's Highwood Bar


  • Central Montana
  • Bar
The Highwood Bar is a one-room log cabin at the north edge of town and is famous for its' specialty drinks and Friday Night Steak Fries, which require reservations in advance. Homemade lunches are served all day and evening. We serve fresh local beef, salads, soups, and sandwiches.

The hand-carved oak back bar, circa 1900, is an attraction for those touring the small town bars famous for their back bars.

Highwood is located on the 'back road' from Great Falls to Fort Benton which takes you through the rolling wheat fields and sprawling cattle ranches along the foothills of the Highwood Mountains. Although the state map describes Highway 228 as mostly gravel, it has been totally paved for years and is well maintained all year.

Highwood and the Highwood Bar are a perfect representation of what Montana natives refer to as 'the real Montana.'
Read More
Read More
Street Address
100 East Broadway Avenue
Highwood, MT 59450 Get directions
Mailing Address
127 Willow Lane
Highwood, MT 59450
All Year
10:00am - Close
Payment Methods
Cash, Personal Check (In State), Personal Check (Out Of State), Travelers Checks
Group Reservations Required, Reservations Recommended, Walk-Ins Welcome


Special direction map

Special Directions

The Highwood Bar is located at the edge of the Highwood Mountains approximately 27 miles northeast of Great Falls. We are at mile marker 23 on Highway 228, which begins three miles east of Great Falls off Highway 87 East and ends in Fort Benton. Highwood is about 18 miles south of Fort Benton the birthplace of Montana on the beautiful Missouri River.