Big Sky Summer Activities
Big Sky Montana is famous for its wide open blue skies and some of the best skiing in the US yet remains somewhat undiscovered for summer adventures! Amidst this wilderness of towering peaks and spectacular scenery lies unparalleled outdoor summer fun, right in your back yard. This little Rocky Mountain town boasts a laid back culture, unique stores and galleries, relaxing spas, traditional western atmosphere and endless terrain to explore under expansive blue skies. We invite you to explore with us the summer adventures that await you in Big Sky Montana.
Summer in Big Sky, Montana
The beautiful pristine waters of Big Sky and Yellowstone make this the heart of fly fishing country. Wade through the Gallatin River and Upper or Lower Madison River or head to the many cool spring creeks to fish and float amidst spectacular scenery. For an adrenaline-filled experience ride some of the most challenging rapids through breath-taking scenery along the Gallatin River on a whitewater rafting trip. Go solo or join a local guide for the ultimate outdoor experience. Big Sky has many amazing trails to explore the forests and peaks of this beautiful wilderness area. Hike the miles of trails in the Gallatin-Custer National Forest or Lee Metcalf Wilderness Areas or stay closer to home, take a scenic lift ride to the top of the mountain and hike the trails through fields of wildflowers, dipping your feet in cool streams back-dropped by mountain peaks. For a fun and easy family hike, hit the Ousel Falls Park Trail, a 1.6-mile hike along the creek to the Ousel Falls.
If you are looking to lift your feet off the ground, there are many options. You can sail through the skies on a zip-line above the forest floor with incredible views of Lone Mountain and the Spanish Peaks of the Madison Range, or experience the thrilling adventure of rock climbing in Gallatin Canyon. Horseback Riding is a way of life in Big Sky, ride through high mountain meadows on 1,500 miles of trails within the Gallatin National Forest, where you will see the Sunken Forest and if you’re lucky, you'll encounter the wildlife that make this their home.
Big Sky Resort not only offers exceptional skiing during the winter months, it remains open throughout the summer offering endless activities and entertainment for the whole family. Tee off at the Big Sky Golf Course, an Arnold Palmer designed challenging course that winds itself along the scenic Middle Fork of the Gallatin River. Adventure to the top of the mountain on the Lone Peak Expedition, a 2.5-hour tour starting on the chairlift and ending on the Big Sky Tram to the top of the mountain for spectacular panoramic views from the summit of 11,166 feet extending over the distant mountain ranges of three states and two national parks, including the Tetons. There is endless family fun with a High Ropes Course, Giant Swing, Climbing Wall, Bungee Trampoline, Archery Range and numerous hiking and biking trails.
Big Sky is the perfect base for exploring the solace and beauty of Yellowstone National Park, a wonderland of unique geology and wildlife, an endless canvas of spectacular diverse landscapes and colorful thermal features.
If you have simply come here to relax and unwind, the sunsets alone make it a worthy destination and BEEHIVE MANAGEMENT has the perfect Big Sky Summer vacation rental for you.