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Top 5 Things To Do in Big Sky, Montana

Big Sky, Montana is home to some of the most spectacular scenery in America, and more unparalleled outdoor recreation than a mere mortal could ever do. Spend your days mountain biking, hiking, horseback riding or getting a taste of quaint Montana culture or find time to relax and just enjoy your surroundings. The lodging, amenities, exceptional dining and Montana charm make Big Sky the perfect base for exploring the nearby wilds of the greater Yellowstone region. Come make this sprawling backyard feel like your own this summer.


Whitewater Raft the Gallatin River

Ride some of the most challenging rapids in the region on the Gallatin River, just east of Big Sky. The water in this south to north flowing river is forced through a narrow canyon creates these rapids made famous in the film A River Runs Through It. June offers the most technical rapids, and the water levels drop through the summer. Pass by scenic stretches, wildlife and breathtaking rock formations on trips that can last half a day, full day or even overnight. Depending on your experience, ride the rapids on your own, or choose among whitewater companies with guides who can ensure your safety and point out scenery along the way.