Backpacking and Hiking Adventures in the Big Sky State

Camping in Montana's Gold West Country
Camping in Montana's Gold West Country

Throw your backpack on for a hiking adventure in Montana’s Gold West Country! Located in the southwestern region of the Big Sky state, Gold West Country is abundant in mountains, valleys, rivers, lakes and communities in the middle of Glacier and Yellowstone National Parks.

Immerse yourself in the wilderness by taking a backpacking excursion on the 35-mile trail from Storm Lake south to the Pintler Creek trailhead, which lies atop the Continental Divide. The Anaconda-Pintler Wilderness Area is 158,656 acres of jagged peaks named the Sapphire Range for the beloved blue stones mined within.

Bring the whole family and set off for the Gravelly Range in Ennis Valley, a remote, yet accessible mountain range. Enjoy camping along the road between Ennis and Black Butte, a favorite among locals.

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