- Outdoor Recreation
- Things to Do
- Where To Stay
- Plan Your Trip
Looking for the best backyard ever for your kids to explore during your next family vacation? Meet Big Sky, MT! Everywhere you look there are towering mountains ready to climb, wild animals, thick forests perfect for hide and go seek, beautiful wildflowers to smell, flowing rivers for a quick dip and endless outdoor wonders. With a good attitude and open imagination, adventures are endless here in Big Sky.
During the summer in Big Sky, there is nothing better than hitting the trail and exploring one (or 5!) of our 50 + hiking trails on a beautiful summer day with your family. In case you're new to the area and need some recommendations, we've picked our favorite kid friendly hikes for you and the kids!
All of these kid friendly hikes in Big Sky will bring a smile to your face and your kid's faces too. Looking to sweeten up your day? Stop by SugarBuzz our local candy shop and snag a few sweet treats for the hike or to take over to the Lone Peak Cinema to watch a flick. Check out our events calendar for all the events happening in Big Sky and make sure you check out our signature summer events like the weekly Big Sky Farmers Market or our summer concert series, Music In The Mountains every Thursday evening.
We always recommend bringing lots of water, extra layers and bear spray anytime you hit the trails. Missing supplies? Visit our local outdoor retail shops for all your hiking needs. Grizzly Outfitters, East Slope Outdoors, Gallatin Alpine Sports.
Remember that anytime you venture off the beaten path, be prepared. Take a map. Bring bear spray. Carry extra food and water. Have extra layers that keep you warm and dry in case the weather suddenly changes. Enjoy the great outdoors responsibly.