SUMMER ADVENTURES UNDER THE BIG SKY
You know Big Sky best for being home to some the biggest skiing in North America, the secret is out, Summer under the Big Sky is also a magical season to explore the vast open spaces surrounding our quaint mountain village! With Yellowstone National Park being a short drive down the highway, Big Sky serves as the best home base destination for you and yours during your Summer adventure under the Big Sky.
Relax and take in the sights and sounds of the mountains. You have earned some amazing rest & relaxation. Pamper yourself, book a massage, facial, nail treatments...
Hiking is one of the most popular summer activities in Big Sky and it absolutely will not disappoint anyone interested in an outdoor adventure. With so many amazing trails to explore, from the forests to the peaks, hiking in Big Sky is any hiker`s dream. Trek the miles of trails in the Gallatin-Custer National Forest or experience the beautiful Lee Metcalf Wilderness Areas. Want to stay closer to home? Then take a scenic lift ride to the top of the resort mountains and hike the trails through fields of wildflowers and pine trees. Learn more about our favorite trails and other Montana hiking resources below. .
LOCAL HIKING RECOMMENDATIONS
There are hundreds of hiking trails within close proximity to Big Sky. We highly recommend researching the areas you plan to hike before embarking on your adventure. Check out some of our favorite local hikes and must-know tips for traveling the backcountry of Big Sky.View Category
One of the best ways to access the backcountry of Big Sky is by horseback. Ride through high mountain meadows, up peaks, follow rivers, and if luck is on your side, you`ll encounter some wildlife. Check out our top tours and guides for horseback riding around Big Sky and West Yellowstone.
One of the best activities to do in summer is hitting the Big Sky mountain bike trails. With hundreds of miles of forest service trails, dirt roads, cross country, single-track, and downhill trails. You can ride everywhere, from Big Sky Resort, the Meadow, Town Center, Spanish Peaks, and Moonlight Basin to forest service lands with ease.
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK TOURS
Explore Yellowstone National Park and experience a wonderland of colorful geothermal features, wildlife, and a diverse landscape that will leave you speechless. Discover the alpine lakes, craggy peaks, deep canyons, and vast forests filled with unique nature & wildlife. Yellowstone National Park spans over three states (Wyoming, Montana, & Idaho) and is the world`s first & largest National Park. With over 2 million acres, 300 steaming geysers, 290 plus waterfalls, the world`s largest petrified forest, and the largest high-elevation lake in North America. Check out our top tours and guides for Yellowstone National Park.
If you are looking to soar along and above the treetops of Big Sky, then check out some of the local Zip Line tours. Experience incredible views of Lone Mountain and the Spanish Peaks of the Madison Range as you zip along above the forest floor.
Suppose an adrenaline-filled experience is what you are seeking. In that case, we recommend riding some of the most challenging rapids through some of the best breathtaking scenery as you battle your way down the Gallatin River on the most extraordinary whitewater rafting trip. You have the choice to go solo or join a local guide if your lacking experience on the river or whitewater rafting in general.
LOCAL HOT SPRINGS
Enjoy Big Sky`s local hot springs! Big Sky offers easy access to several resort-style natural springs that include various restaurants, bars, and spa services. There are also a variety of undeveloped natural hot springs in the Big Sky area that some guests prefer to experience. Pamper yourself, or simply relax your hard worked muscles after a full day of playing in the great Big Sky wilderness. Check out all the local Big Sky hot springs to find what suits you best!
There are many things to do and experience in and around Big Sky. Check out the high ropes course, the giant swing, climbing wall, bungee trampoline, archery range, to name a few.
Take a dip in Lake Levinsky or rent a canoe, kayak, stand-up paddleboard, or pedal boat. Nestled in the shadows of Lone Peak, the lake has become a favorite for visitors and locals alike.