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Hiking & Backpacking

Hiking in Montana is a great way to explore the state while experiencing nature and wildlife. Each trail offers an adventure into the vast openness of God’s Country. From scenic day hikes in Glacier National Park to multi-day wilderness excursions in the Bob Marshall Wilderness, there is something for everyone to enjoy. Grab your backpack and find a trail that’s right for you. The mountains are calling.

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Glacier: Top 10 Hikes

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In 2011, Jake Bramante became the first person to hike all 734 miles of trail in Glacier National Park in one summer. Here is his top 10 list.
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Yellowstone: Top 10 Hikes

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After his experience in Glacier, Jake hit the trails in Yellowstone. Here are his recommendations for America's first national park.
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Ultimate Montana Hikes

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A day hiking in Montana can take you along spiraling mountain passes, sprawling forests, and crystal lakes. Check out these ultimate hikes from each part of the state.
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Planning Tools

Find a Trail

The Last Best Place has a trail system seemingly as vast as its skies. No matter where you are in Montana, odds are there's a trail nearby, waiting to be explored.
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Find a Guide

Not sure which trail to pick? Hire a local guide to elevate your hiking experience.
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See What is Said

Six Can't Miss Montana Hikes

From National Geographic
"On your next Montana adventure, veer off the well-trod hiking trails to discover places most visitors never see."
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Making Memories in Montana

From It's a Lovely Life
"We put together our ultimate planning guide for an epic family vacation to Montana."
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The Ultimate 7-Day Southeast Montana Itinerary

From Bearfoot Theory
"In this blog post, I share my best tips and day-by-day suggestions for the ultimate 7-day Southeast Montana itinerary."
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