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5 True Ghost Stories of Great Falls, Montana

Ask a Great Falls local about their favorite haunt and they will likely point you to their preferred watering hole. But ask about ghosts and you are sure to get an earful as Great Falls has its share of unexplained happenings. Here’s a handful that may pique your interest. 1. Paris Gibson Square Museum of…

These 23 experiences can only be had in October in Great Falls, Montana

October is my favorite month! Sweaters and boots, pumpkin spice lattes, fall foliage, and the Great Falls Symphony! The Great Falls Montana Tourism team has assembled a list of the top 30 experience that you can only have in Great Falls, Montana in October. Sing along with of Shenandoah’s hits, live in concert. Listen to…

Secret Kayak Spots

Flatwater kayaking is one of the best ways to explore the Basecamp; with a good boat, proper technique and the right gear, it’s relaxing and fun. On river trips, the current will even do most of the work. There’s no better way to spend a summer day than in the freedom of a boat built…

Can Beer Get Any More Local?

Great Falls is synonymous with great beer. Visit any of our four local breweries and you’ll taste the distinctive influence of the area on Montana brew culture. With a city so motley with influence from the mountains, prairie, old stacks, and rivers to call home, it’s no wonder local brew masters have curated a distinctly…

Get to Know the Rocky Mountain Front

You can see why they call that wall of mountains west of Great Falls, “The Front.” It rises abruptly as much as 3,000 feet from the Great Plains, a true “front” to the sea of mountains behind it; the Rockies, the Continental Divide, the Bob Marshall, Scapegoat, and Great Bear wilderness areas. This brilliant white…

Gearing up for Adventures in the Basecamp

If you’re going to explore all there is to see around Great Falls, you’ll need the right tools. And we can help you get outfitted with everything you need right here in town. If you already have your gear, make sure to know where to go to get it fixed.   Hiking A hike is…

Glacier’s East Side: 3 Insider Secrets

Glacier’s East Side: An Insider’s Guide It’s no surprise that every square inch of Glacier National Park is gorgeous. But locals know: some of its best views are east of the divide, and they’re easy to reach along US 89. High points include: Two Medicine Lake A scenic campground and the historic Two Medicine Store…

A Lifetime of Recreation in Montana’s Island Ranges

Think Great Falls is all alone out on the Great Plains, far away from the mountains? Look again. You can clearly see the Little Belts, Big Belts, Adel, Highwoods mountain ranges and a slew of one-of-a-kind mountainous “buttes” from town, as well as the main “Front” of the Rocky Mountains and the Scapegoat and Bob…

What to Do in State Parks Near the Basecamp

If you’ve ever dreamed of owning land in Montana, we have good news: you already do. Our state parks offer some of the best outdoor recreation opportunities under the Big Sky, and a few of our finest parks are easy to enjoy from Great Falls. Giant Springs Imagine standing on the banks of North America’s…

Personality Quiz: Which Basecamp Experience Are You?

  Find more information about all the adventures you can have in Great Falls Montana here! Favorite…

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