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Montana’s Indian Country

Many visitors to Montana don’t realize that twelve tribal nations living on seven Indian reservations located throughout the state call Montana their home. Also located in Montana is the Little Shell Chippewa Indians whose tribe is state-recognized. Their tribal headquarters is in Great Falls and is the epicenter of the Little Shell tribal programs. Their […]

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There’s A New Ranch in Town!

The Montana Dude Ranchers’ Association is excited to welcome our new member, the Circle Bar Ranch, located in Hobson, MT. It is a historic guest ranch that dates back to the 1800’s in Central Montana. First, let’s explore the area and the ranch’s history. You may have heard of Meriweather Lewis and William Clark who […]

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A Glamping Experience and More at the Bar W Guest Ranch

You probably already know that the word “glamping” is a combination of the words glamorous and camping. But did you know that you can experience glamping right here in Montana? I recently visited the Bar W Guest Ranch in Whitefish, Montana and my accommodation was in a glamping tent! What a wonderful experience. This large […]

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Wild West Adventures – For Ladies Only!

I recently had the opportunity to participate in the Wild West Women’s program at Mountain Sky Guest Ranch near Emigrant, Montana. This program books months in advance and I was fortunate to get in when they had a last-minute cancellation from May 11-16. There were two other dates offered this month as well, from May […]

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Montana Wild

Montana is blessed with lots of room to roam. After all, we are the fourth largest state in the nation, following Alaska, Texas and California. The state encompasses a total of 147,040 square miles of land, with the actual land area of 145,470 and water area 1,570 square miles. With a population of 1,069,000 and […]

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Taste Our Place | Montana

Montana is known for many things – mountains, prairies, stunning landscapes, wildlife, Native American culture, western heritage, dude ranches, cattle and sheep ranches and more. What remains in the background is the unique cuisine found throughout the state, much of which is grown locally. The Montana Office of Tourism and Business Development has created a […]

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