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Outdoor Opportunities Abound Around Butte


Butte is a hub of world-class outdoor recreation with amazing mountains, rivers and lakes in all directions. Here are just a few resources to get you prepared for adventure in southwest Montana.

The Montana Standard is a great resource for information about outdoor recreation around Butte.

Montana's Official Travel site also has some great information on the Butte area.

Outdoor Resources

State & Federal Resources



  • Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest

    U.S. Forest Services District Ranger
    1820 Meadowlark Lane, Butte, MT
    (406) 494-2147
    www.fs.usda.gov/main/bdnf

    The Forest Service also manages many cabins available for rent throughout Montana. Click here for information and rentals.


Outdoors & Sporting Goods Stores

    • Bad Beaver Bikes

      138 W Park St, Butte, MT
      (406) 782-4358

    • Bob Ward & Sons Sporting Goods:

      1925 Dewey Blvd, Butte, MT
      (406) 494-4452
      www.bobwards.com


    • The Outdoorsman

      2700 Harrison Ave
      (406) 494-7700


    • Rocky Mountain Archery

      304 E. Park St., Butte, MT
      (406) 782-9400


    • Sunrise Fly Shop

      472 Main St, Melrose, MT
      (406) 835-3474

Ski Areas


    • Lost Trail Powder Mountain

      588 Morris Lane, Darby, MT
      (406) 821-0025
      www.losttrail.com

  • Maverick Mountain Ski Area

    1600 Maverick Mountain Road, Polaris, MT
    (406) 834-3454
    www.skimaverick.com