Wide-open spaces converging with the great Rocky Mountains: is how you personify the beautiful and breathtaking US State, Montana. It’s an idyllic haven for all the adventure seekers around the globe. All those who explored the state call it “The Treasure State” because of the otherworldly charm the place throws at them. The spellbinding terrain of the Glacier National Park, snow-capped peaks, more than 120 majestic waterfalls, stunning lakes, rough hiking trails, scenic drive through the Rookies, and the famous Going-to-the-Sun Road, the region is crammed with all the spectacular things.
With the fourth largest state and lowest population, the place offers the visitors raw and unpurified natural settings amidst various wildlife species. A trip to Montana is wrapped with an absolute time of your life! If you’re planning to excavate Montana, here are the wildest things you can do!
Southwest Montana is home to the enthralling lake known as the Earthquake Lake. Enthralling because of its formation! The lake was created by seismic events in the Madison Canyon River that hit on August 17, 1959.
5 miles long lake is the perfect spot for fishing and boating. With the panoramic view, the lake also has an interesting story of creation. There is also a dolomite boulder engraved with the names of 28 people who lost their lives due to the massive earthquake. It has a visitor center that provides detailed information on 1959’s massive earthquake. You should for sure visit the lake to capture some really mind-blowing shots!
Location: 27 miles to the northwest of Yellowstone’s West Entrance
Opening Hours: Every Day 10:00 AM To 6:00 PM
Peak Season: 25th May to 15th September
Glacier National Park
Another spectacular natural gem nestled in the US State Montana is the wide terrain of the Glacier National Park. It would be apt to personify the park as the paradise on earth. 700 miles of hiking and biking trails, 50 miles of scenic drive through the Going-to-the-Sun Road, the highest Logan Pass, the giant Reynolds peak, amazing natural falls, more than 130 incredible lakes, and nurturing the diverse wooly creatures, Montana is simply the region’s most popular tourist attraction. If this is your first trip we are sure there are many more trips on the way! The unbeatable beauty of the place infatuates the soul!
For an eye-blowing experience surely add this to your Montana itinerary!
Location: 30 miles from the airport and 12 miles from the WhiteFish Town
Opening Hours: 365 days of the year
Best-Time to Visit: mid-June to mid-September
Kootenai Falls, Libby
The northwestern city Libby of Montana dwells the state’s most wonderful and largest waterfalls “The Kootenai Falls”. The falls have also been featured in the Oscar-winning film “The Revenant”. These are named after one of the American tribes Kootenai, who deems it to be very scared. The falls dropping over 300 feet offer stunning scenery. They are home to various wildlife species from bighorn sheep, whitetail deer, moose, mule deer, black deer, to including the bird ospreys. The scenic attraction is a must-add.
Location: on the Montana Highway 37 North from Libby to Kootenai River Road
Opening Hours: 24 hours 365 days of the year
Best-time To See: May-end to mid-September
The Garden Of One Thousand Buddhas
The place is the best to relish a peaceful walk whilst a spectacular natural setting. The spiritual site is spanning over 10 acres with utter serenity and beauty all around. The place is a must-visit if you want to develop a positive and impactful transformation.
Location: 34574 White Coyote Road, Arlee, Montana, US
Opening-Hours: 8 AM to 9 PM, Mon-Sun