Big Sky, Montana

An outdoor recreationist's playground

There’s a lot more to Big Sky than the endless views and wide-open skies that give this vibrant Montana community its name. Big Sky is an R-Destination. Come Recreate, Relax, Rejuvenate, Reconnect and Return home Refreshed. Big Sky offers unlimited access to outdoor recreation: the wet and wild whitewater experience, blue ribbon trout streams, backcountry hikes, meandering wildlife and widespread wildflowers. If that isn’t enough, Big Sky is your gateway community to Yellowstone National Park adventures, where geologic wonders and rugged nature are in a summer or winter day’s visit with the West Entrance to the Park accessible to the south in just under an hour.

In winter, Big Sky is home to the BIGGEST SKIING IN AMERICA® with more than 5,800 acres of skiable terrain spread across four mountains, 4,350 vertical feet, and 85 km of award-winning Nordic trails. Come experience it for yourself!

Outdoor Recreation

Gateway community

America's First National Park

Located less than one hour's scenic drive from the West Entrance, Big Sky is your ideal launching point to Yellowstone National Park with our unparalleled accommodations and dining options for all budgets! This world-renowned bucket list destination showcases a variety of wildlife, colorful hot pots, waterfalls, geysers, and geologic wonders that do not exist anywhere else on the planet.

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Top Five Must-Sees

1. Old Faithful
2. Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
3. Midway Geyser Basin
4. Yellowstone Lake
5. Wildlife watching in the Lamar and Hayden Valleys

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