Great Falls is designed for independent, outdoor adventurers looking for a true, authentic Montana experience.  Our community, located on the Missouri River, provides a basecamp for a wide range of outdoor adventures.  If you want to experience it and need the equipment, we have you covered!


Great Falls Montana is home to 60 miles of trail, accessible from the heart of the City.  Explore the River’s Edge Trail, Highwood Mountains, Little Belt Mountains, or our scenic byways with your own equipment or use these:

Knicker Biker
117 2nd Ave N

Crusier/Hardtail Mountain Bike $20/day
Road/Full Suspension Mountain Bike $40/day
Fat Tire Bike $20-$40/day
E-Bike $50-$100/day

Lodging Properties that have bikes available for guests:
LaQuinta Inn & Suites, Staybridge Suites, Holiday Inn


Great Falls sits on the banks of the Missouri and Sun Rivers, with easy access to both, you can explore with your own equipment or rent from:

Bighorn Sports
206 5th Street S

Kayak $35/weekday; $50/all weekend
Stand-Up Paddleboard $35/weekday; $50/all weekend

Montana River Outfitters
923 10th Ave N

Single Kayak $40/Day*
Tandem Kayak $50/Day*
Inflatable Single Kayak $40/Day*
Inflatable Tandem Kayak $50/Day*
Stand-Up Paddleboard $40/Day*
*Includes personal flotation device and paddles


Whether you want to fish, float, or just enjoy the water, you can do it from a canoe, available from:

Montana River Outfitters
923 10th Ave N

16′ Canoe $40/day; $35/multi-day*
17′ Canoe $50/day; $45/multi-day*
Inflatable Canoe $60/day*
*Includes personal flotation device and paddles


Experience fly sighing and floating on the Missouri or Smith River with equipment from:

Montana River Outfitters
923 10th Ave N

10′ standard floor $60/day*
12′ self-bailer $89/day; $79/multi-day*
14′ self-bailer $99/day; $89/multi-day*
16′ self-bailer $124/day; $114/multi-day*
18′ self-bailer $134/day; $124/multi-day*
*includes personal flotation device, hand pump, paddles or row frame package, (3 oars, straps, cargo deck, cargo net), and repair kit
Fly Rod and Reel $18/day
Waders and Boots $12/day
4-Person Tent $40/week
6-Person Tent $70/week
Note: Floating the Smith River requires the drawing of a special permit.


Explore the diverse landscape in and around Great Falls Montana during the winter, either at Silver Crest Recreation Area or the River’s Edge Trail. Downhill ski adventures are available at Showdown and Teton Pass, each offering rental equipment there. If you require any additional equipment check out:

Bighorn Sports
206 5th St S

Snow Shoes $15/weekday; $25/all weekend
Cross-Country Skis $15/weekday; $25/all weekend

Skier’s Edge
1510 9th Street South

Adult Multi Day Rentals- Rental Packages have a 2 day minimum.
Skis, Boots, Poles: $80
Additional Days:$40 per day
Skis Only: $70 Additional Day:$35 per day
Boots Only: $60 Additional Day:$30 per day Binding Adjustment on your skis: $10

Showdown Montana
2850 US HWY 89 South
Neihart Montana, 59465

Skis, boots & poles $27/Day; $25/half day
Skis only $22
Boots only $22
Poles only $5
Multi day ski rentals $24/day (3 day consecutive minimum)

Snowboard & boots $35/day; $20/half day
Snowboard only $35
Snowboard boots only $25

Snow blades $27/day; $25/half day
Telemark Skis
Skis, boots, poles $30/day; $25/half day
Brentner snowbikes—(Must be 13 or older to rent.)
First time snowbike and lesson $100 (With license $40)
2 hour mandatory lesson, rental, lift ticket, and bike license included in first lesson.

Atlas snowshoes – Bring your own snow boots.
(Guided hikes available)
Snowshoes $20/day; $18/half day

Belt Creek Ranger Station
4234 US-89, Neihart, MT 59465(406) 466-5100

Snowshoe Rentals Free of Charge – Call for more information