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Finding Our Feathered Friends | Birds Flock to Great Falls, Montana Skies, Waterways

You probably won’t find a yellow-bellied sapsucker in Montana, but tundra swans, snow geese, bald eagles, waterfowl, songbirds, and dancing sharp-tailed grouse abound if you know where and when to look. Benton Lake Wildlife Refuge Located 12 miles north of Great Falls, Benton Lake isn’t really a lake, but rather a marshy wetlands area brimming…

We’ve Upgraded Since the Horse and Buggy | Convenient Travel at Great Falls International Airport

The most common question I am asked when talking with meeting planners about bringing their event to Great Falls Montana is, “But where will we fly into?” It makes sense, the Montana brand is powerful. Mentioning “Montana” conjures images of wild, alluring, outdoor landscapes. “Montana” transports planners to country where sweeping grasslands are littered with…

Top Spots For Snowshoeing In the Basecamp

When the temperature drops in Great Falls, it’s time to get out and explore. Snowshoeing is an easy, low-impact way to enjoy winter, and some of the best spots are close by. Be sure to check the forecast, dress appropriately and bring extra food, water and gear to ensure a safe and enjoyable walk. Silver…

3 Days, 3 Diverse Landscapes

I don’t get out and hike near as much as I want to – but who really does? August provided me one perfect weekend to use Great Falls as my basecamp and head out to explore North, West & East – three days, three different landscapes to view – all while relaxing with good food…

Benton Lake Wildlife Refuge Views

Benton Lake National Wildlife Refuge, covering 13 square miles, is an oasis of native grasslands and wetlands in a sea of agriculture. Over 240 species of birds have been recorded on the refuge. The scenic drive from Great Falls to Benton Lake NWR is relaxing and along the way, you’ll see the dramatic scenery along the Rocky…

Grab Life By The Handlebars In Great Falls Montana

If you’re a cyclist and haven’t experienced the diverse trails and cycling options available in Montana’s Basecamp for Art & Adventure, shift gears and point your handlebars toward Great Falls to experience some of the best cycling in the West. Great Falls is an ideal city to enjoy a bike ride, be it a casual…

Four of the Best Date Ideas in Montana’s Basecamp

Just like Great Falls Montana, a good date is chock full of personality. These four date night itineraries are designed with variety and personal touches in mind. Switch up your usual routine, swap the dinner and a movie combo for something more adventurous. Have fun, make it personal, and plan to leave your significant other…

7 Greatest Lies About Great Falls, Montana

Montana is a unique place, with unspoiled nature and friendly small towns. Our Big Sky State covers 147,138 square miles of these United States and our 1 million people don’t take up much of that land, making it easy to have misgivings created about Montana. At Great Falls Montana Tourism, we know about most of…

5 Only in the Basecamp Winter Landscapes

Pause just a moment and take in these 5 Winter Landscapes, found in or minutes from Great Falls, Montana. Giant Springs State Park Canadian Geese soar above the confluence of the Roe River and the Missouri River at Giant Springs State Park, Montana’s most visited!   The Little Belt Mountains Take a drive just minutes…

High Culture in the Heart of Montana | How Great Falls Blends Art & Adventure

Nestled in the northern-central heart of Montana, Great Falls is home to independent adventurers, and forward thinking innovators. Inspired by the surrounding mountains, the generous prairie, and a storied Western heritage, the town’s location on the alluring Missouri River calls to mind the explorers who passed through the countryside centuries ago. Great Falls is suited…

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