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Tenacity | The Miners of Great Falls

Life under the Big Sky has always been an adventure, and no one would know that better than a miner working for the Boston and Montana Consolidated Copper and Silver Mining Company in Great Falls in the late 1800s. Montana’s first mining, smelting, and refining company added to, and dramatically altered, the Great Falls landscape. In…

My Day At Morony

Ribbons of gold lined the county road off Highway 87 as I made my way to Morony Dam in the early morning, trying to beat the heat of what was slated to be a scorching day in July. My timing seemed perfect, as I enjoyed the leisurely drive singing along to Emmy Lou on the…

Another Reason Why Great Falls is Montana’s Basecamp for Art & Adventure

The River’s Edge Trail. Known for its 60+ miles of trail, The River’s Edge Trail boasts art, sculptures, and world-class views of the Missouri River. The River’s Edge Trail provides a direct connection to outdoor opportunities, the alluring landscapes, and innovative art. Whether you are looking for a place to just get away for a while, ride a…

World Champions, POWs, Fur Traders and MORE!

A storied past will come to life in August for a great small town in Montana. In 1867, a fort was built in the heart of what was to become Montana. This fort’s purpose would be to protect the growing nation’s interest in the mineral-rich region, and the men hoping to strike it rich in…

The Weekend of a Lifetime Happens in July

Great Falls is your basecamp for adrenaline-pumping adventures this summer. On July 22nd and 23rd, the US Air Force Thunderbirds Jet Demonstration Team will perform. In celebration of the Montana Air National Guard’s 70th anniversary, the flight over the falls show will feature the elite Thunderbirds, who have the privilege and responsibility to perform for…

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