Area Attractions

Whatever you’re looking for, you’ll find it in Billings, Montana’s Trailhead.

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If you yearn for outdoor adventure, Billings provides nearly limitless opportunities thanks to our pristine lands, scenic beauty, and rugged, rustic charm. If you’re interested in cultural events, Billings will astound you with its impressive selection of music, theater, museums and dining.


Family friendly ten lane indoor shooting range with firearm rentals,sales,and a full service shooting related retail area

LOCATION
1020 Central Ave, Ste 4
Billings, MT 59102
(406) 294-5711
www.threesightsshootingrange.com

The Amusement Park Drive-in is the old Park Drive-in from downtown Cody, Wyoming, which opened in 1946 and ran thru 2003. We then tore down the wood screen tower and hauled it to Billings. We rebuilt it during 2004 and 2005 and opened it in July 2005.

Showing movies on both sides of it is our own concept. The front projection booth is a caboose. The caboose is a 1909 wooden model that I have owned for 20 years. My friend and projectionist, Charles Caron, and I have moved it 4 times through the years. My wife would bring it up every time we had a disagreement "and we have a caboose!" So I had to use it. The back projection booth is a 1938 truck that I bought out of the Billings Gazette for $300.00 and rebuilt in our shop, just to be different.

Our amusement park consists of rides we used on the carnival and we are working on adding more this summer.

This drive-in has been a labor of love for my family and friends so that your family can enjoy a true American family experience.

We will see you "Under the stars"

LOCATION
7335 Mossmain Ln
Billings, MT 59106
(406) 245-3212
www.amusementparkdriveinonline.com/

BLS sells cattle every week on Thursdays for all classes. The 4th weekend of each month, BLS becomes the “Horse Selling Capital of Western America.” 500 to 1100 head sell on any given weekend.

The Northern Livestock Video Auction base operation is also located at BLS. Several video sales a year are staged to an international market.

One of the oldest, continuous livestock auctions in America, BLS is a great tribute to its pioneer founders.

LOCATION
2443 N. Frontage Rd.
Billings, MT 59101
406-245-4151
www.billingslivestock.com

History was made on Tuesday, May 4, 1948, when the Mustangs and Salt Lake City Bees played the first game of organized professional baseball ever to be staged in Billings. Billings Mayor H.E. Biddinger threw out the ceremonial first pitch in front of 3,280 fans who braved near freezing temperatures. Gene Brocker's long double in the ninth inning scored Kenny Jensen from first base, providing the visitors from Salt Lake City with a narrow, 3-2, victory and spoiling the Mustangs home opener.

The Mustangs finished that inaugural season in last place. But the next season they finished second and made the playoffs. In 1964, the league was downgraded to short-season rookie league status and Billings dropped out of the Pioneer League. The Mustangs returned to the league in 1969 and won back-to-back championships in 1972 and '73. In all, the Mustangs have won 14 Pioneer League titles, more than any other team in the Pioneer League. The last championship came in 2003, with field manager Rick Burleson leading the club.

The year 2009 will mark the 36th consecutive year the Mustangs have been affiliated with the Cincinnati Reds, one of the longest running player development relationships in professional baseball. As Billings started the 2009 season, 12 former Mustangs were on the Reds 40-man roster; Edwin Encarnacion, Joey Votto, Jay Bruce, Paul Janish, Adam Rosales, Chris Dickerson, Carlos Fisher, Ramon Ramirez, Josh Roenicke, Craig Tatum, Juan Francisco and Sam LeCure all played for the Mustangs. Other current Major League players who wore a Mustangs uniform include Adam Dunn, Austin Kearns, Jason LaRue, Ray King, Todd Coffey, Ben Broussard, Aaron Boone, B.J. Ryan, Trevor Hoffman, Dewayne Wise, and Corky Miller.

Other notable alumni include: George Brett, Paul O'Neill, Tom Browning, Ron Oester, Gary Redus, Dick Stuart, Kurt Stillwell, Gorman Thomas, Reggie Sanders, Skeeter Barnes, Scott Williamson, Al Cowens, Kal Daniels, Rob Dibble, Lenny Harris, Ruppert Jones, Larry Rothschild, Larry Shepard, Scott Sullivan, Nick Esasky, Joe Oliver, Jack Armstrong, Tom Foley, Butch Henry, Jim Hickman, Reggie Jefferson, Don Wakamatsu and Danny Tartabull.

LOCATION
2611 9th Ave N
Billings, MT 59101
406-252-1241
www.billingsmustangs.com

Enjoy an indoor football game with the Billings Wolves. Ticket information can be found on their website: http://billingswolves.com/

LOCATION
(406) 839-8686
www.billingswolves.com

Bitter Creek Outfitters offers scenic horseback trail riding adventures on the outskirts of Billings, MT. We offer you the unique opportunity to experience Montana's natural beauty in a most natural way - by horseback!

LOCATION
2400 Coburn Rd
Billings, MT 59104
406-855-6075
www.bittercreekoutfitters.com

Centennial Ice Arena is the only ice-skating and hockey facility in Billings, Montana, and is home to the Billings Amateur Hockey League, Figure Skating Clubs, Adult Hockey and the Junior A Billings Bulls!

LOCATION
427 Bench Blvd.
Billings, MT 59105
(406) 256-1192
www.centennialicearena.net

Botanical garden venue for weddings, reunions, memorial services, business and family gatherings. Seasonal tours and luncheons. Please call for availability.

DanWalt Gardens hosts a large selection of perennials zoned for the Billings Montana climate with splendid colors of Irises in early June to the multi-colored hardy hibiscus in August through September. Thousands of annuals and hanging baskets adorn the grounds.

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LOCATION
720 Washington St
Billings, MT 59101
(406) 248-4003

The skate park is open to in-line skates, scooters, and skateboarders. No admission is charged. The park contains 14,000 square feet of ramps, rails, bowls, and other structures.

The crowning feature of the Downtown Billings Skate Park is the 'Head Over Heels' monument, a life-sized sculpture of a skateboarder performing a hand plant.

LOCATION

Four court indoor tennis facility with adult and junior programs plus special events. Private, semiprivate and group lessons available as well as permanent court time for year round play.

LOCATION
934 Lewis Ave
Billings, MT 59101
(406) 839-2896
www.elkstenniscenter.org

Geyser Park is the place to have fun with your family and friends for entertainment. We are a qualified amusement park with miniature golf, go-carts, bumper boats, rock climbing, and laser tag. And if you're hungry, we have food as well: pizza, nachos, hot dogs, pretzels, and ice cream. We accept all Visa and Master Card credit cards and local personal checks.

LOCATION
406-254-2510
geyserpark.net

Enjoy a horse drawn wagon or sleigh tour through the historic Bull Mountains. The tours start at an hour and groups can travel at their own pace.

The equine facility also offers classes on safety and horsemanship, care, harnessing, driving, logging and small scale farming. Classes range from weekend to ten week courses and can be private or group
settings customized for your interests.


LOCATION
5160 Musselshell Tr
Custer, MT 59024
406-856-4871
www.hopesfarm.weebly.com

In Good Glazes , Where Anyone Can Be Creative, is Your Contemporary Studio for ceramics, throwing wheels, mosaics, Wined Up Art and More! Projects range from $5 to $89. Ages 9 months to 109. Birthday parties and family time are our specialties!

LOCATION
2010 Grand Avenue, Ste. 5
Billings, MT 59102
406-294-4ART
www.ingoodglazes.com

This 64-acre reservoir is a popular swimming, boardsailing, non-motorized boating, and fishing area. The park is 183 acres in size at an elevation of 3,199 feet. The site offers flush and vault toilets, disabled fishing pier, showers, change rooms, picnic tables, trashcans, drinking water, a 1.4-mile hiking/nature trail, public phone and special events during the summer months. Day use fees are charged from Memorial Day through Labor Day: for non-resident visitors, the day use fee is $5 per vehicle.

LOCATION
Montana Department of Fish Wildlife and Parks
Billings, MT 59105
(406) 247-2940
stateparks.mt.gov/lake-elmo/

Magic City Rollers is a non-profit skater-managed cooperative organization for women 18 and older in Billings, MT. We are committed to making a positive impact in the lives of our skaters as well as our community by participating in local events and community service projects. Our organization is also committed to supporting teamwork, dedication, and cultivating the individual strengths and unique talents of all our members. Through this we hope to bring awareness and recognition to the sport of woman's flat track roller derby.

LOCATION
P.O. Box 80431
Billings, MT 59108
(406) 570-8058
www.MagicCityRollers.com

Our mission is to help sustain the natural heritage of the Yellowstone River watershed through education and research designed to engage individuals and communities in the active care of their environment.

LOCATION
7026 S. Billings Blvd
Billings, MT 59101
406-294-5099
www.mtacec.org

First there was the land, the mountains and the rivers. Humans are but recent newcomers to this place now called Montana. However, when and how they arrived is still a mystery. Pictograph Cave State Park is a place to contemplate the origins of human habitation of Montana.

The pictographs are more than 2,100 years old. Their interpretations are still subject to great debate. Do they simply document hunts, or do they honor people or their scripts? The images of animals, warriors and even rifles tell a story that has lasted thousands of years. The three main caves - Pictograph, Middle, and Ghost cave complex was home to generations of prehistoric hunters. They were carved from the Eagle sandstone cliff by the forces of water and wind erosion. The first major discovery of artifacts and paintings in the caves was made in 1936.

Approximately 30,000 artifacts, ranging from stone tools, weapons, paintings and the instruments used, have been identified from the site. The red, black and white pigments used provide key information and evidence suggesting that the caves were first used by nomadic hunters seeking shelter. The artifacts discovered allow researchers to pinpoint which peoples used the caves and when they inhabited the region.

The park has paved trails to the caves, with interpretative displays along the route identifying and explaining the natural features, the prehistoric paintings and vegetation found in the area. The Pictograph Cave is the deepest of the three main caves, at approximately 160 feet wide and 45 feet deep. Visitors are advised to bring binoculars to get a better view of the rock art. Allow at least an hour to complete the pleasant .25-mile loop of the ancient rock paintings. Also an excellent site for bird watching. There are picnic facilities available for day use only, but no camping is permitted.

It is a National Historic Landmark. The park is 23 acres in size and 3,500 feet in elevation. It offers vault toilets, grills/fire rings, picnic tables, trashcans, and drinking water.

Bikes are not permitted on the trails, and the trails and cave are not disabled accessible (only the restroom, water fountain, and parking area.) Binoculars are very helpful in viewing the pictographs.

For non-resident visitors, the day use fee is $5 per vehicle.

LOCATION
Montana Department of Fish Wildlife and Parks
Billings, MT 59105
406-54-7342
stateparks.mt.gov/pictograph-cave

Pompeys Pillar is a rock outcropping that rises 200 feet above the Yellowstone River 30 miles east of Billings. Pompeys Pillar is like a sandstone history book that reads like a who's who of western frontier history. Look on the rock face for the remains of animal drawings created by people who used the area for rendezvous, campsites, and hunting. In 1806 Captain William Clark carved his signature and the date in this rock. It is the only site on the trail where visible evidence of the Lewis and Clark Expedition may be viewed by the public.

Interpretive tours are available.

Admittance Rate: $3.00/vehicle Starting Memorial Day weekend and ending at the end of September.

LOCATION
406-969-5380
www.pompeyspillar.org/

Rose Park is a multi-use recreational facility featuring basketball and horseshoe courts, picnic sites/shelters, jogging trails, public restrooms, a playground, soccer, football, rugby, softball, and baseball fields, a swimming pool, tennis courts, a wading pool and sand volleyball courts. Rose Park also has waterslides open after Memorial Day each year, weather permitting.

LOCATION
406-657-8371
www.prpl.info

At Sartorie Farms, we grow and sell a gamut of fresh veggies. We are your Billings Heights source for farm fresh produce and family fun too! Sartorie Farms offers loads of fun and affordable activities for everyone, such as hayrides, bon fires, parties & picnics, and so much more!

LOCATION
1880 Hawthorne Lane
Billings, MT 59105
406-245-9599
www.sartoriefarms.com

Skate World is your place for parties, family entertainment, and safe fun!

Hours of operation vary, call Skate World, or visit: www.skatebillings.com/schedule.htm to view a current schedule.

LOCATION
29th St. West and Rosebud Dr.
Billings, MT 59101
(406) 652-1249
www.skatebillings.com

South Park features basketball and horseshoe courts, public restrooms, picnic sites/shelters, BBQ's, a playground, a swimming pool, tennis courts, wading pool, softball and baseball fields.

LOCATION
406-657-8371
www.prpl.info

Swords Rimrock Park and Black Otter Trail feature historic sites, scenic drives, jogging trails, a bike path and underdeveloped nature areas.



Download Swords Rimrock Park Trail Map

LOCATION
406-657-8371
www.prpl.info

The Reef Indoor Water Park is the largest indoor water park in the state of Montana; it’s as large as a football field! Come speed down the Barracuda Blaster or The Tropical Twister, which are three stories high! Afterwards, take a refreshing dip in the wave pool. For those parents who just want to relax, we have a 25-person hot tub. If you’re hungry check out Ripp’s Café, it has an assortment of food, pizza, hot dogs and novelty ice cream.

There is something for everyone at The Reef Indoor Water Park!

LOCATION
1801 Majestic Lane
Billings, MT 59102
(406) 839-9283
www.thereefindoors.com

Welcome to Western Romance Company. Our goal is to provide authentic western activities and events for everyone. For all individuals, families and company parties, come experience the West at its Best! From the adventurous Rocky Mountains to the rolling Montana plains, our wagons, horses, equipment, chefs, entertainers, and livestock have provided an arsenal of entertainment and adventure cowboy style. We are locally owned and operated. We invite you to browse our website for your next activity in and around the Billings, Montana area.

LOCATION
3512 Boothill Rd.
Huntley , MT 59037
(406) 348-2048
www.westernromancecompany.com

Yellowstone Wildlife Sanctuary is the only public refuge in Montana to house native animals that cannot be returned to the wild due to injury or habituation to humans. We care for 71 animals and birds, many placed here by Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife & Parks, including wolves, mountain lions, black bears, bison, elk, bobcat, fox, coyote, eagles, hawks, owls and many more. The Nature Center offers visitors an unparalleled chance to learn about these and other animals by observing them at close range and through interpretive displays.

Mission Statement:
By caring for animals unable to be returned to the wild, the Yellowstone Wildlife Sanctuary's primary focus is to educate the public about the protection and conservation of Montana's wildlife and its habitats.

Formerly known as Beartooth Nature Center



LOCATION
615 2nd St E
Red Lodge, MT
406-446-1133
www.yellowstonewildlifesanctuary.com

ZooMontana is the regions only Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) accredited zoo. With over 70-acres, the zoo is home to both native and non-native species, specializing in northern-latitude animals. Visitors can admire animals in a natural setting, housed in state-of-the-art exhibits. The zoo currently hosts over 80,000 visitors annually and is one of the region’s most popular tourist attractions. Major exhibits include Amur Tigers, River Otters, Grizzly Bear, Big Horn Sheep, Wolverine, Grey Wolves, Red Pandas, Sika Deer, Bald Eagle, Pygmy Marmoset, and a turn of the century homestead stead house and barn. Visitors can also enjoy the Sensory Garden, one of many botanical gardens located at ZooMontana. The zoo offers a unique space available for family reunions, company picnics, retreats, birthday parties and weddings.
It is ZooMontana’s mission to; create for our visitors an enjoyable and recreation experience while fostering an appreciation for wildlife through education and conservation.

LOCATION
406-652-8100
zoomontana.org

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