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YOURGUIDETOUNEXPECTEDADVENTUREBILLINGSGUIDEBOOK PHOTOCONTRIBUTORSTimMazzaerroAndrewThomascoverPhilBellDonnieSextonwithMontanaOfceoTourismBillingsChamberoCommerceDennisCoelloTimStruckTimDeFriscoandJohnH.FouchManagedbyBILLINGSGUIDEBOOKWelcome1-2Welcome3-4MustSeeVisitorInormationCenter5-6EventsArtsandCulture7-8Recreation9-10Shopping11-12FamilyFriendlyAttractionsGuidedTours13-14WhatYoullSeeHere15-16Trails17-19ScenicGuideMap20Sports21NativeCulture22SoutheastMontana23-24Lodging25WalkingBreweryTour26CampingRVRental26-28Dining29HowToGetHere30StateMap31-32DayTrips33-34RidingDrivingBigSkyCountryTABLEOFCONTENTS1Rimrocks VisitBillings.comWelcomeYoureheadinoraconnectionwithwarmgenuinehardworkingpeoplewhopossessaperspectiveonlieuniquelyMontananandinherentlyindividual.Peoplewholookyouintheeyeandtaketimetowelcomeyouhome.Youreheadinormodernconveniencesontheedgeothegenuinerontier.FortheauthentichistoricalWest.ForaplacetoexplorethemanyadventuresMontanahastooferandstillbehomeordinner.Youreheadinoraplaceooreverviewsorevermemoriesandtheadventureotheuntamedwildernessandhistoryrightoutyourrontdoor.BillingsisMontanasTrailhead.WhereyaheadinWelcomeYoureheadintoBillingsMontanascity.Forpeoplewhoshareacommonbelieinamilyopportunityandadventure.ForsomethingbetweenopenspaceandWesternpace.ForthebeautyoBigSkyCountrythegrandeurotheYellowstoneRiverandtheshelterothesandstoneblufsthatembraceusknownastheRims. THEMAGICCITYWhentheNorthernPacifcRailroadsetitssightsonsoutheasternMontanainthelate1870sthesmalltownoCoulsonsawopportunity.ItsresidentsraisedlandpricessigniicantlyandNorthernPacifcchosetoestablishitsowntownratherthanpaytheoutrageousprices.ThusinMarch1882theMagicCitywasborn.SeeminglyovernightlikemagicBillingswasestablishedandbecameoneothemostvibranttownsinthewest.YELLOWSTONERIVERTelongestreeowingriverinthelower48statesandabeautiulplacetoenjoy.akealeisurelywalkorcastinalineeitherwaytherivercannotbemissedSCENICDRIVEALONGTHERIMROCKBLUFFSDriveHighway3romeasttowestandtakeintheoreverviewsthatmakeupBillingsrom500eetabove.YELLOWSTONEKELLYSGRAVEBOOTHILLCEMETERYATSWORDSRIMROCKPARKHistoryonKellyMountainoverlookingthecity.FindthegravesiteasyouwalkbikeordrivethescenicandhistoricBlackOtterrailandcheckoutBoothillCemeteryjustoAirportRoad.MOSSMANSIONHISTORICALHOUSETestoryooneoBillingsoldestamiliesandhowBillingswasbuilt.TestunninghomewasdesignedbyrenownedarchitectHenryJanewayHardenburghandwasconstructedin1903.Locatedat914DivisionStreetdowntownBillings.406-256-5100orwww.mossmansion.com.WESTERNHERITAGECENTERAnaliateotheSmithsonianInstitutionthismuseumhastheinteractivehistoryoBillingsandtheregion.Itishousedinoneothecitysoldestbuildings-theoriginalParmlyBillingsMemorialLibrary.Locatedat2822MontanaAve.downtownBillings.406-256-6809orwww.ywhc.org.PICTOGRAPHCAVESEvidenceohabitationdatingback3000yearsTreecavesandaantasticinterpretivecenteropenyear-round.I-90toexit452then6milessouth10mins.3401CoburnRd.406-254-7342orstateparks.mt.govpictograph-cave.CHIEFPLENTYCOUPSSTATEPARKVisitChiePlentyCoupshomeandlearnaboutnativeculturehistoryandlegacy.I-90exit447atPryor50mins.406-252-1289orstateparks.mt.govchief-plenty-coups.POMPEYSPILLARSomeotheonlyremainingphysicalevidenceotheLewisandClarkExpeditionplusbreathtakingviewsotheYellowstoneRiverValleyandaterrifcinterpretivecenter.EastonI-9428miles30mins.406-875-2400orwww.pompeyspillar.org.LITTLEBIGHORNBATTLEFIELDNATIONALMONUMENTakeinhistoryonthegroundswhereittookplacewheretheSiouxandCheyennebattledCusterandtheU.S.Armys7thCavalryinoneothelasteortstopreservethenativewayolie.NearCrowAgencyonI-90exit51060mins.406-638-3217orwww.nps.govlibi.BEARTOOTHHIGHWAYTisscenicpassjustwestoRedLodgeMontanaisopenMemorialDaythroughLaborDayweatherpermittingandisthemostbeautiulgatewaytoYellowstonePark125miles.Planahaldayorthisexperience.60minstoRedLodgeFormoreinormationcall307-250-1510orvisitwww.beartoothhighway.com.MAKETHEMOSTOFYOURTIMEWITHTHESEMUSTSEESWHETHERYOUHAVEAFEWHOURSORSEVERALDAYSinBillingsbesuretomakethemostoyourtimeHereisalistosomeoBillingsMustSeeattractionssoyouknowwhatyouabsolutelyshouldnotmiss.ThereissomethingoreveryoneinBillingsMontanasTrailhead.TimesarereerencedromdowntownBillings.BILLINGSHISTORYVISITBILLINGS.COMTakeadvantageofoneofthebestplanningtoolsavailabletoyou.Bookyourroompickoutwheretoshopandeatandchoosetheeventsandattractionsthatwillmakethisvisitunorgettable.UseoursuggesteditinerariesorputtogetheryourownbutbesuretoincludesomeothemustseesbelowEasytouseeasytoplanandeasytosavewithallthegreatdealsandsavingsoeredexclusivelyorvisitorsScanQRorMustSees3BILLINGSGUIDEBOOKMustSeeVisitorInormationCenterTAKEASTEPINTOOURCULTUREandnotethesehighlightedboxesohistoricalandareaactsthroughouttheguide.Learnmoreabouteachothesesitesinthepagesothisguide.ReerencetheirlocationsontheScenicGuideMaponpage17theStateMaponpage30orscantheQRcodeandgotoVisitBillings.com.Lookorthesecodesthroughouttheguidetoscanormoremobileinormation. AwealthoknowledgeandguidanceawaitsattheBillingsVisitorInormationCenterwhereyoullfndlocalandregionaltravelinormationaswellasacleanacilitywithhotcoeecleanrestroomsandanexcellentselectionoBillingssouvenirs.KnowledgeableandriendlyvolunteersarehappytohelpguideyouthroughtheareasharethelocalavoritesaswellasinormyouoallthemustseesBillingshastooer.815South27thStreetBillingsMT59101406-252-4016or800-735-2635VISITORINFORMATIONCENTERYellowstoneRiverSummerHoursMemorialDaytoLaborDayMondaySaturday830a.m.to500p.m.andSundaynoonto400p.m.WinterHoursLaborDaytoMemorialDayMondayFriday830a.m.to500p.m. Top7EventsCUSTERSLASTSTANDREENACTMENTJunewww.custerslaststand.org406-665-1672-ruehistorybroughttolifeforonegreatweekend.50minutesfromBillingsinHardin.CLARKDAYSJulyandAugustwww.visitmt.com406-896-5235-AcelebrationoftheLewisandClarkExpedition.Historyatitsbest30minutesfromBillingsatPompeysPillar.GREATAMERICANHILLCLIMBJulyandAugustwww.billingsmotorcycleclub.us406-252-5588-LargestoldestandrichestHillClimbintheU.S.MAGICCITYBLUESFESTIVALAugustwww.magiccityblues.com406-670-2329-Montanasurbanmusicfestival.MONTANAFAIRAugustwww.montanafair.com406-256-2400-TestateslargestfairAweekofridestop-notchentertainmentandmoreCROWFAIRAugustwww.visitmt.com406-665-7120-Telargestpowwowformiles.Nativecultureandtonsoffun.50minutesfromBillingsontheCrowReservation.THENILEOctoberwww.thenile.org406-256-2495-Stockshowprorodeoandwesternextravaganza12345567CrowFairPowwow EventsArtsandCultureWithsomanyeventsheldannuallyinBillingsweaskedlocalswhattheiravoritesaresowecouldsharethemwithyouPlanningastaythatisntduringoneotheseeventsLogontoVisitBillings.comorscantheQRcodeandexploretheeventcalendarupdateddaily.ThereisalwayssomethinguntodoinBillingsMontanasTrailhead.ARTSANDCULTUREFromartexhibitstooperasnativeculturetourbanperormancesBillingshasitallWeareproudtohosthundredsoculturaleventseachyearandevenmoreproudothediverseselectionweareabletoofer.AcompletelistingcanbeoundatVisitBillings.com.KnownasP.B.Mr.MossarrivedinBillingsin1892.HishistorichometheMossMansionwasbuiltbyamedarchitectHenryJanewayHardenberghandisthemostnotableartiactremainingromP.B.sdays.HoweverP.B.wasaprominentfgureinBillingsdevelopment.Hewasawell-knownbankerorganizedanewspaperwhichwastheorerunnertotheBillingsGazetteandstartedatelephonecompanyandtheBillingsUtilityCompany.LaterwithbusinesspartnersP.B.wasinstrumentalinthedevelopmentotheBillingsLightandWaterPowerCompanytheNorthernHotelandinprojectslikeirrigationdevelopmentthesugaractoryandtheBillingsPolytechnicInstitutetodaysRockyMountainCollege.LesssuccessullyP.B.dabbledinagriculturepoliticsandattemptedtobuildhisowncityMossmainwestoBillings.ThoughmuchohislegacyhasbeenreplacedbymoderncompaniesandtechnologyhisimpactonBillingsearlyyearsisundeniable.STRAWBERRYFESTIVALJunewww.strawberryun.com406-294-5060SYMPHONYINTHEPARKJunewww.billingssymphony.org406-252-3610BIGSKYSTATEGAMESJulywww.bigskygames.org406-254-7426SUMMERFAIRJulywww.artmuseum.org406-256-6804YELLOWSTONEVALLEYFARMERSMARKETSaturdaysMid-SummerthroughEarlyFallWednesdaysalsoinLateSummerwww.armersmarketonline.com406-855-1299ARTWALKBILLINGSHeldseveraltimesayearwww.artwalkbillings.comBURNTHEPOINTLaborDayWeekendwww.burnthepoint.com406-248-9295HARVESTFESTOctoberwww.downtownbillings.com406-294-5060MuseumsandGalleriesoervarioushoursooperation.Pleaseinquireorspecifcdetails.MossMansionHistoricHouseMuseumExplorethehomeandlearnthestoryooneoBillingsoldestamilies.HistoryBillingswasbuilton.914DivisionSt.59101406-256-5100www.mossmansion.comMuseumofWomensHistoryAcollectivehistoryowomeneverywhere.28243rdAve.N.St.B359101406-248-2015WesternHeritageCenterRegionalhistorymuseumthatisanaliateotheSmithsonianInstitution.2822MontanaAvenue59101406-256-6809www.ywhc.orgEnjoyoneothehundredsotheatricalandormusicalperormancesoeredannuallyinBillingsatplaceslikeAlbertaBairTeater406-256-6052www.albertabairtheater.orgBillingsStudioTeatre406-248-1141www.billingsstudiotheatre.comBillingsSymphonyOrchestraandChorale406-252-3610www.billingssymphony.orgNOVACenterforthePerformingArts406-591-9535www.novabillings.orgYellowstoneArtMuseumUniquemergeocontemporaryandtraditionalwesternart.401N.27thSt.59101406-256-6804www.artmuseum.orgYellowstoneCountyMuseumExploreinterpretivedisplaysimmersedinthehistoryotheregion.1950TerminalCircle59105406-256-6811www.yellowstonecountymuseum.orgLOCALFAVORITESADDITIONALEVENTSCHRISTMASSTROLLDecemberwww.downtownbillings.com406-294-5060CHASEHAWKSMEMORIALRODEODecemberwww.chasehawks.com406-248-9295VisitBillings.comPRESTONBOYDMOSSBILLINGSHISTORYScanQRoraCompleteEventsCalendarFindexacteventdatesatVisitBillings.comeventsYellowstoneArtMuseum RecreationOutdoorrecreationthrivesinBigSkyCountryandBillingsisnoexception.Whetheryouarelookingforaleisurelydayonthetrailoramorechallengingexperienceyoullbeingoodcompany.FromgeartoguidescontactoneofthebusinessesinthissectionforhelporscantheQRonthebottomofthepageforinformationonthingstodoandoutdoorrecreation.7BILLINGSGUIDEBOOKRecreationTHEBRIARWOOD3429BriarwoodBlvd.59101406-245-2966www.thebriarwoodgc.comEAGLEROCKGOLFCOURSE5624LarimerLn.59105406-655-4445www.eaglerockgolcourse.comGOLFeeofatanyothelinksbelowbutbesuretocallaheadorteetimes.SKIComewinteritstimetoskitheheartpoundingslopesinMontana.ypicallyexcellentsnowallmakesskiinganywhereinMontanaunorgettableandyourexperienceateitherothesenearbyresortswillnotbeanexceptionBIGSKYRESORT1LoneMountainrailBigSkyM59716406-995-589www.bigskyresort.comRentalsrepairsrestaurantsshoppingziplinesleddingtubingandmore3.5hoursromBillings.REDLODGEMOUNTAINRESORT305SkiRunRd.RedLodgeM59068406-446-2610www.redlodgemountain.comRentalsrepairsrestaurantsshoppingandmore1.5hoursromBillings.BEARTOOTHBASINSUMMERSKIAREAP.O.Box2091RedLodgeM5906807-250-767www.beartoothbasin.comOpenMay24-July62014.Summertimeskiacility.Backcountryskiingwithalitnolodgeorwarminghutacilities.YegenGolfClubEXCHANGECITYGOLFCOURSEPAR319S.19thSt.W.59102406-652-255HILANDSGOLFCLUB714PolyDr.59102406-245-771www.hilandsgolclub.comScanQRforinfoongearguidesandoutdoorrecreationHORSEBACKRIDINGWanttoexperiencethewestthewaythecowboysdoTenhorsebackridingisamustTeseolkswillsaddleyouupandshowyouthereinsBITTERCREEKOUTFITTERS2400CoburnRd.59101406-855-6075www.bittercreekoutftters.comExperienceMontanasnaturalbeautyontheoutskirtsoBillingsbyhorseback.WESTERNROMANCECOMPANY3512BoothillRoadHuntleyM59037406-48-2048www.westernromancecompany.comTeWesternexperiencewithBillingspick-upavailable.HorsebackridingtocowboycookoutsPhippsParkHorsebackRidingSkiinginMontanaYEGENGOLFCLUB1390Zimmermanrail59102406-656-8099www.yegengolclub.comYELLOWSTONECOUNTRYCLUB5707BobbyJonesBlvd.59106406-656-1701www.yellowstonecc.com YellowstoneRiverFISHINGWadeoatorfshthestatesmostamouswaterwaysoverowingwithBlueRibbonfshallnearbyBillingsRockCreektheStillwatertheBouldertheMusselshelltheBigHornandtheYellowstoneRiversCooneyDamandDeadmanBasinReservoirs.LearnmoreaboutfshingaccesssitesromMontanaFishWildlieandParks406-247-2940orstopattheBillingsVisitorInormationCenterat815S.27thSt.openyear-roundseepage4orhours.NON-RESIDENTLICENSINGINFORMATIONNon-ResidentConservationLicense10requiredorfshingorhuntingNon-ResidentFishingLicense1560dependingondurationolicenseFishinglicensescanbepurchasedataMontanaFishWildlieandParksoceandatmostsportinggoodsretailstores.WALKHIKEORMOUNTAINBIKEWanttohikeormountainbikebutdontwanttoventuretoofaroutoftownNoproblemCheckoutanyoftheseexcellentin-towntreksalllessthan10milesfromdowntownBillingsRIVERFRONTPARKS.BillingsBlvd.andTWOMOONPARKBenchBlvd.oerleisurelywalksorbikeridesalongtheYellowstoneRiver.Teseparksboastanabundanceooliageandareagreatplacetotakeinthewildlie.AnotablesiteatwoMoonParkistheWeepingWallwhichhugsthenorthwestsideotheparkandweepswateryear-round.ZIMMERMANPARKHighway3SWORDSRIMROCKPARKHighway3andPHIPPSPARKMoltRd.alloerpotentiallymorechallenginghikingormountainbikingamongsandstoneormationsonandaroundtheRimrocks.Teseareasprovidegreatviewsothecityandsurroundingareas.Tetrailsintheseparksaremoretechnicalandclisandsteepdrop-osexistthroughout.oexperienceboththesandstoneheightsandtheriversexploretheFOURDANCESRECREATIONAREACoburnRd..HikeromtheparkingareatotheedgeoSacrifceCli.Againbeawarethesteepdrop-oalongthistrailreaches500eetovertheYellowstoneRiverAdditionaltrailsinthisarealeaddownthroughthepineorestandendattheYellowstoneRiver.RiverfrontParkRecreationVisitBillings.com 9WEVEGOTYOURGEARTHEBASECAMP1730GrandAve.591024062484555www.thebasecamp.comCABELAS4550KingAve.E.591014063737300www.cabelas.comSCHEELS-RimrockMall300S.24thSt.W.591024066569220www.scheels.comTHESKISTATION2132GrandAve.591024062455559www.theskistation.comTHESPOKESHOP1910BroadwaterAve.591024066568342www.spokeshop.comSUNSHINESPORTS304MooreLn.591014062523724www.sunshinesports.comUNIVERSALATHLETICSERVICE2424thSt.W.591024066568615www.universalathletic.comMontanaisarecreationalistsdreamandBillingsisnoexception.Fromshinghuntingandbikingtoskiingratingandboatingweareyourtrailheadorgearpurchasesorrentals.NewSCHEELSLocationOpeningSeptember62014atShilohCrossingShoppingWhatisthenumberonethingvisitorsdowhileinBillingsShopAndwhywouldnttheyFamousnamebrandsandlocalcreationsfourishinBillings.Hereyoullndthebestselectionormilesandmiles-romWesternweartomodernchicromclassicndstouniquetreasuresourvarietyooptionsisimpressive.NomatterwhatyourelookingorweguaranteeyoullhaveablastshoppingoreverythinginBillingsMontanasTrailhead. VisitBillings.comDOWNTOWNBILLINGSwww.downtownbillings.comEnjoyuniqueshoppingdiningandgalleriesallwhileexperiencingthehistoricpartsoBillings.SpecialtyboutiqueslikeCricketClothingandLouToubertRanchOutittersnationalbrandsandsomuchmoreallavailableinonegreatplace.RIMROCKMALL300S.24thSt.W.59102www.rimrockmall.comThelargestandpremiereashionshoppingcenterinthestateOering100specialtyshopsincludingChicosColdwaterCreekStarbucksGAPVictoriasSecretDillardsHerbergersJCPenneyandmuchmoreSHILOHCROSSINGAdiverseshoppingcenteronBillingswestendincludingKohlsShoeCarnivalUltaamovietheatrerestaurantsandmuchmore.ScheelstoopenSeptember2014WESTPARKPROMENADE1603GrandAve.59102Anewlyremodeledoutdoorshoppingcenterincludingmanyrestaurantsandretailersrangingromboutiqueashiontosportinggoods.ScanQRoraCompleteListingoftheRetailersAvailableinBillings.WhileonthesitebeonthelookoutorgreatsavingsoferedexclusivelyatVisitBillings.comLOOKINGFORPLENTYOFSHOPPINGALLINONEPLACECHECKOUTONEOFTHEFOLLOWINGWITHOPTIONSSPANNINGFROMONE-OF-A-KINDBOUTIQUESlikeApricotLaneBottegaMeridianNeeceesandmuchmoreBillingsisadestinationorshopping.Findnamebrandsyouloveandnicheshopstoilleveryneed.AndwithstoreslikeCabelasBaseCampandabrandnewScheelscomingsoonyouveoundyourshoppingtrailheadoreverymemberotheamily.ShoppingDowntownShoppingOne-of-a-KindBoutiquesShoppingnearSkyPoint AMUSEMENTPARKDRIVE-IN7335MossmainLane59106www.amusementparkdriveinonline.com4062453212-GetoutothehouseandwatchsomemoviesunderthestarsBILLINGSLIVESTOCKCOMMISSION2443N.FrontageRd.59101www.billingslivestock.com4062454151-WeeklylivestocksalesandmonthlyitbecomestheHorseSellingCapitaloWesternAmerica.CARMIKECINEMASwww.carmike.comShiloh141001ShilohCrossingBlvd.591024066521105Wynnsong102456CentralAve.591024062557676CENTENNIALICEARENA427BenchBlvd.59105www.centennialicearena.net4062561192-IceskatinghockeyandmoreDOWNTOWNBILLINGSSKATEPARKCornero27thSt.and1stAve.S.www.prpl.ino4066578371-Skateparkopentoin-lineskatesscootersandskateboarderswith14000squareeetorampsrailsbowlsandotherstructures.ELKSTENNISCENTER934LewisAvenue59101www.elkstenniscenter.org4068392896-Fourcourtindoortennisacilitywithadultandjuniorprogramsplusspecialevents.Lessonsavailableaswellaspermanentcourttimeoryearroundplay.GEYSERPARKFUNCENTER4910SouthgateDrive59107www.geyserpark.net4062542510-Aqualifedamusementparkwithminiaturegolgo-cartsbumperboatsrockclimbingandlasertag.INGOODGLAZES1313GrandAve.Ste.759102www.ingoodglazes.com4062944ART-DoityourselartstudioPaintyourownceramicsandcreatemosaics.LAKEELMOSTATEPARK2300LakeElmoDr.59105stateparks.mt.govlakeelmo4062472940-A64-acrereservoirineastBillingsactingasanurbanparkwhereyoucanswimsailboatcanoekayakfshpicnicbirdwatchandmore.MONTANAAUDUBONCONSERVATIONEDUCATIONCENTER7026S.BillingsBlvd.59101www.mtacec.org4062945099-IntheheartotheYellowstoneRiverBasinconservingandeducatingaboutMontanasnature.THEOASIS543AronsonAve.59105www.billingsoasis.com4069693131-OutdoorWaterpark.Slidesandpoolsorallages.OpensinJune.PARKSRECREATIONwww.prpl.ino4066578371-CityParksthroughoutBillingsoerabroadrangeoactivitiesswimmingtennisolsoccerbaseballvolleyballbasketballtrailsandmore11BILLINGSGUIDEBOOKFamilyFriendlyAttractionsFamilyFriendlyAttractionsMontanasrailheadisanexceptionalfamilydestination.Tewidevarietyofoptionscatertoallagesofchildren-andtothosewhoareyoungatheartGetoutsideandridebikesorhorsesswimandexplorewhilebreathinginthefreshmountainair.Orstayinandwalkbackintimewithhistoriciconswildanimalsandmore.YourfamilyvacationstartsinBillingsMontanasrailheadPICTOGRAPHCAVESTATEPARK3401CoburnRd.59101stateparks.mt.govpictographcave4062547342-Wildlandscapeholdingpictographsromacivilizationover2000yearsold.PUBLICAUCTIONYARDSPAYS1802Minnesota59101www.publicauctionyards.com4062456447-ExperiencearealcattlesheeporhogauctionTewayocowboystoday.THEREEFINDOORWATERPARK1801MajesticLn.59102www.thereefndoors.com406839WAVE-MontanaslargestindoorwaterparkOpenyear-round.SKATEWORLD701S29thStW59102www.skatebillings.com4066521249-YourplaceorpartiesamilyentertainmentandsaeunSTEEPWORLD208N.13thSt.59101www.steepworld.com4062525462-Indoorclimbingandrepellingclimbingandboulderinggearrentalsguidance.WESTERNHERITAGECENTER2822MontanaAve.59101www.ywhc.org4062566809-AmuseumtellingthestoriesothepeopleotheYellowstoneRiverValleyandNorthernPlains.KidsactivitiesavailableYELLOWSTONEARTMUSEUM401N.27thSt.59101www.artmuseum.org4062566804-Amodernartmuseumwithpermanentwesternexhibitsandchangingmodernexhibits.AlsoboastsoneoonlythreeVisibleVaultsinthenationYELLOWSTONECOUNTYMUSEUM1950erminalCir.59105www.yellowstonecountymuseum.org4062566811-Aregionalhistorymuseumwithchangingexhibits.NoteworthyNativeWesternartiacts.FreeadmissionZOOMONTANA2100ShilohRd.59106www.zoomontana.org4066528100-MontanasonlyzooGrizzlybearswolvesnativespeciesandmoreYELLOWSTONEWILDLIFESANCTUARY6152ndSt.E.RedLodgeM59068www.yellowstonewildliesanctuary.com4064461133-Nativewildlieeducationalviewingandrehabilitation.ScanQRforaCompleteListingofAttractionsScanQRforItineraries GuidedToursVisitBillings.comZimmermanParkASANINDIVIDUALIWONDERSOMETIMESJUSTWHATTHEREISABOUTTHISPLACE.DOILOVEITBECAUSEITSBEAUTIFULORISITBEAUTIFULBECAUSEILOVEITALLIKNOWISTHEHEARTHASROOMTOBREATHEHEREANDTHESOULHASROOMTOGROW.THECITYHASASPIRITBOTHALIFEANDANENERGY.-HerbBuckTeBillingsCommercialClubChamberofCommerce1951GUIDEDTOURSFUNADVENTURETOURSwww.montanaunadventures.com406-254-7180-GuidedandcustomizedsmallgrouptoursofBillingsandtheregion.GROUPDESTINATIONPLANNERSLLCwww.gdplanners.com406-256-1492-Guidedsmallandlargegroupexcursions.WESTERNROMANCECOMPANYwww.westernromancecompany.com406-348-2048-GuidedexperiencesoftheauthenticWest.BEARTOOTHMOUNTAINGUIDESINC.www.beartoothguides.com406-446-1407-Localguideserviceandoutdoorrecreationschool.BITTERCREEKOUTFITTERSwww.bittercreekoutftters.com406-855-6075-Guidedscenictrailrideson7000acres.ENCHANTEDJOURNEYSINNATIVEAMERICAwww.ndn2rs.com307-699-6015-NationalGeographicdesignatedtoursonNativeAmericantraditionallandsandIndianReservations. 13WhatYoullSeeHereBillingsisproudtoboastseverallucrativeandinterestingindustriesindustriesyoullseeactiveportionsofallovertown.WedliketotakethisopportunitytosharewithyouwhywetakeprideinthemwhattheydofortheregionaleconomyandencourageyoutoembracethemlikewedoBILLINGSGUIDEBOOKWhatYoullSeeHereOneoBillingsmostsignifcantindustriescanbeseeninthethreerefneriessurroundingthecity.ContinentalOilbegansellingproductsinBillingsCoulsonatthattimein1876thesameyearCusterwasdeeatedjust60milesawayalongtheLittleBighornRiver.ThefrstrefneryinBillingswasopenedin1949.TodaytheBillingsareaishometothreerefneriesproducingabout180000barrelsooiladayromoiloperationsinMontanaWyomingandprimarilyCanada.Thatoilisdistributedtoninewesternstates.DIDYOUKNOWBillingselevationis3567eetitboastsapopulationoover104000withover140000intheentireYellowstoneCounty.ThusBillingsisMontanaslargestcity.TheaveragetemperatureinJanuaryis32FandinJulyitis86F.ContrarytopopularperceptiontheaverageannualsnowallinBillingsisonly56inchesandwintercanbeaveryenjoyableseasoninthisareaduetorequentthawingperiods.ManylocalswilljokeyouknowyoureinBillingswhenyoucanskigolandfshallinthesamedayBILLINGSHISTORYamenitiesoeredandcommutebackandorth.WhiletheBakkendevelopmentisrecentotherenergyactivitiesinthisregionarenot.OilandcoalextractionareimportanttotheregionandBillingsplaysaroleortheseunctionsaswell.MaybeyounoticedthebigpileoblackdustasyoucameintotownonI-90picturedabove.Thisiscoalthatisbeingusedtopowerthearea.ItisconvertedonthatspottheCorrettePlantandusedtosendpowerallover.Otherregionalcoalisexported.BILLINGSISAREGIONALENERGYHUBChancesareyouveheardatleastsomethingabouttheBakkenOilFormationinEasternMontanaandWesternNorthDakota.Thisormationiscenteredaroundsmalllimitedservicecommunitiesthataregrowingrapidly.Billingsisabletoplayasignifcantroleinthisgrowthbyactingastheheadquartersonmanylevelstoptobottom.MajorcompanieslocatetheirregionalheadquartersinBillingsholdmeetingsandtrainingshereandmore.EmployeesrelocatetheiramiliestoBillingsortheservicesandBILLINGSHISTORYOILREFINERIESCALAMITYJANEKnownforchewingtobaccodrinkingheavilywearingmensclothingandactingoutMarthaCanarybetterknownasCalamityJanewasaregularinBillings.ThoughCalamityneverlivedhereshewasknowntohavespentalotoftimeherefrom1893to1902.SheoftenstayedinalogcabinwestofBillingsonCanyonCreek.NooneknowsforsurehowCalamityJanegothernicknamethestoriesarewideandvariedbutonethingisforsureshesureliveduptoitAwomanofextremesshewasoftenfoundinadrunkenrageandarrested.ItissaidthecellshewaslockedinistheverycellhousedtodaywithintheYellowstoneArtMuseum.BILLINGSHISTORYCorrettePlantI-90 WhatYoullSeeHereVisitBillings.comAGRICULTUREISMONTANAS1INDUSTRYPlayingavitalroleintheBillingseconomyagricultureisMontanasnumberoneindustry.Billingshelpsmaintainthatstatisticlivestockauctionsagriculturesupplystoresandwellmaintainedroadshelpsupportfarmersandranchersinalargeradiusoftheregion.AdiverseclimateandfertilesoilhelpMontanafarmersandranchersproduceawidevarietyofhighqualityfoodproducts.Whilebeefandwheatarethetwolargestcommoditiesmanyotherproductscontributetothestatesagricultureincludingcornbarleysugarbeetscattleandmuchmore.WhileyoutravelthroughoutMontanakeepyoureyesopenfortheseimportantcropsandlivestockWHEATWinterwheatisplantedinSeptemberandharvestedinJulyAugustwhileSpringwheatisplantedinthespringandharvestedinsummer.WheatisMontanasmaincropandisaleadingcashcrop.Wheatismostlygrowninthenorth-centralpartofMontana.CORNPlantedinthespringandharvestedinlatesummerorearlyfallcornisanimportantcropmainlyusedinMontanaaslivestockfeed.NearlyallofMontanascornisproducedinthesouthandcentralpartsofthestate.BARLEYPlantedinthespringandharvestedinthefallMontanabarleyisprimarilygrownforanimalconsumptionandmalting.Highqualitybarleyisusedformanyproductsincludingbeer.Anheuser-BuschusesMontanabarleyfortheirproducts.CATTLEBothbeefanddairycowsarefoundinMontanathoughbeefcattlefaroutnumberdairy.CalvingisalsocommonandthecutelittlecalvesaretypicallybornJanuarythroughMarch.234SUGARBEETSSugarbeetsaresecondonlytosugarcaneasasourceforsugar.IntheautumnBillingsoftenoffersauniquescentwidelyregardedasunpleasantbuttoresidentsthesmellofthesugarbeetisthesmellofmoneyandsuccess.OneofBillingsmostlucrativeindustriesthesugarbeetprocessthriveshere.FarmersallovertheregiongrowthecropandsellittoWesternSugarCooperativePlantoneofthenationslargestsugarcooperativeswithalocalplantprocessingamulti-milliondollarcropofsugarbeetseveryyear.PlantedinMarchofeachyearthelumpybrownbeetislaterharvestedcleanedchoppedintolongstringscalledcossettesandthendiffusedwithhotwatertoextractthesugar.Thepulpremainingispressedandisoftensoldaslivestockfeed.Thesugarwaterleftbehindisknownasrawjuiceandisfurtherprocessedpurifiedandfilteredbeforebeinglefttocrystallizeintosugar.Thefinalproductisdeliveredforuseinkitchenseverywhere.TheMontanaDepartmentofAgriculturehasmoreaginfoatagr.mt.gov.5123451 15TRAILSWhatbetterwaytoexperienceMontanasTrailheadthanbyhittingthetrailsBillingsoffershundredsofacresofcityparksandmilesofwalkingbikingtrailsthatcirclethecity.EnjoythefreshairandgetyourbloodpumpingwithsomeofthefollowingsuggestionsWith36MILESOFTRAILSinBillingsyoucangobackintimeortothetopotheworldanywhereornowhereatall.YourexperienceisentirelyuptoyouApproximately7milesotrailarealongthelegendaryYELLOWSTONERIVER.WhatbetterwaytogetupcloseBringapicniclunchanddipyourtoesinthewaterTestretchotrailalongtheRIMROCKSoAirportRoadHighway3isaantasticplacetotakeinthemountainsbeyond.Onacleardayfvemountainrangescanbeseenromthetrailbutevenwithsomecloudsyouresuretotakeinsomeunorgettableviews.WhichmountainrangesareyoulookingatTePryorBigHornSnowyCrazyandBeartooth.WhatsmorethisstretchotrailisahistoricMecca.ViewYellowstoneKellysGravesitethelegendsoBlackOtterrailSacrifceCliBoothillCemeteryandmuchmoreSeemaponpage16Billingshas39cityparksandseveralexcellentwildlandparksoutsidecitylimits.WitheverythingrompoolstotrailsromtennistobasketballrompicnictablestoplaygroundstheresaparkoreveryoneinBillings.Picktheparkoryouatwww.prpl.ino.akeinhistoryandarchitecturewitharidewalkorrunthroughDOWNTOWNBILLINGS.CheckoutbuildingsliketheWesternHeritageCentertheoriginalParmlyBillingsLibraryandtheHistoricrainDepotalongMontanaAvenue.DiveinalittledeeperandseethehistoricbuildingsandbusinessesthatbeganBillingslegacyalongwiththemodernupdatesthatkeepMontanascitybuzzingtoday.GEO-CACHINGAnothergreatwaytoexploretherailheadWithmorethan500geo-cachetreasuresinthecityoBillingsalonethisisanidealwaytogetoutsidetakeinthehistoryandtheviewsandhaveagreattimealongthewayakehomesomeMontanatrinketsandleavebehindsomethingromyourhometown.LearnmoreaboutGeo-Cachingwww.geocaching.com.OneothemostsignifcanteaturesinBillingsisthesandstoneblussurroundingthecityknownastheRimrocks.TheRimsaslocalscallthemarepartotheEaglesandstoneormationandwereoriginallyadeltaoanancientsea.Estimatedtobeatleast70millionyearsoldtheRimsstretchromColumbustoMilesCityandrangeinheightrom200to500eet.ItisnotablethatportionsotheRimsinBillingsarereportedtohavebeenIndianscaoldburials.GOPLAYTRAILMAPLogontoVisitBillings.comgoplayorscantoaccessacompletemapoBillingstrailsystemsbikelanesparksopenspaceandmuchmoreBILLINGSGUIDEBOOKTrailsDidntbringyourbikewithyouNoproblemStopbytheVisitorInormationCenterhourslocationonpage4andborrowoneThereisnochargeorusebutacreditcardisrequiredtoguaranteethereturnothebicycleundamaged.Call40252401tolearnmoreortoreserveyourbiketoday.BILLINGSHISTORYRIMROCKSScanQRoraCompleteMapofBillingsTrailSystemsSwordsRimrockParkPOINTSOFINTERESTTrailheadBlackOtterTrailYellowstoneKellysGraveRimrocksSkeletonCliSacrifceCliViewPointBoothillCemeteryYellowstoneRiver124578ParkingPRunningontheRimrocksBikinginSwordsRimrockPark TrailsKnowntomostasYellowstoneKellyandborninNewYorkin1849hebeganhislieinMontanaatjust19yearsold.KellyspentyearshuntingandtrappingineasternMontanaandwasinvolvedinahostileencounterwithSiouxwarriors.ThroughworldtravelsandadventuresKellyeventuallyretiredtoCaliorniawherehediedin1928.HisfnalwishesweretobebroughtbacktoMontanatobeburiedandtheBillingsChamberhelpedtoacilitatethatwishbyfnancingtheprocesstokeephisbodyoniceuntilthetimecametotransporthimbacktoMontana.HisgraveisstillintacttodayononeothehighestpointsotheRimrocksinSwordsRimrockParkoverlookingBillingsdubbedKellyMountain.PhotobyJohnH.FouchusedthroughthecourtesyofDr.JamesS.BrustBILLINGSHISTORYLUTHERSAGEYELLOWSTONEKELLYSwordsRimrockParkBillingsisthetrailheadtoMontanaandSwordsRimrockParkisthetrailheadtoBillings.Thisin-townescapeprovidesbreathtakingviewshistoriciconspavedrecreationaltrailsandaBillingsexperiencethatshouldnotbemissed.Enjoy2milesofpavedtrailintheparkandgoontoenjoytheapproximate5mileridetotheriver.VisitBillings.comScanQRtoviewSwordsRimrockParkMapSwordsRimrockParkTrail OnlyhaveafewhoursinBillingsMakethemostofthetimeyouhavebyexploringwhatyouabsolutelycannotmissWhetheryouhaveafewhoursorafewdaysthereissomethingforeveryoneinBillingsMontanasTrailhead.LearnmoreabouteachofthesesitesbygoingtoVisitBillings.com.VisitBillings.comEXPLOREYOUROPPORTUNITIESSCENICGUIDE17 815S.27thStreetBox31177BillingsMT59107-1177Phone406-245-4111Fax406-245-7333VisitBillings.comDOWNTOWNBILLINGS1234567891011121314151617VISITBILLINGSANDCHAMBEROFCOMMERCEVISITORCENTERHISTORICBILLINGSDEPOTPICTOGRAPHCAVESTATEPARKMETRAPARKRODEOHALLOFFAMEBOOTHILLCEMETERYBLACKOTTERTRAILYELLOWSTONEKELLYSGRAVEYELLOWSTONECOUNTYMUSEUMZIMMERMANTRAILMOSSMANSIONWESTERNHERITAGECENTERSKYPOINTALBERTABAIRTHEATERYELLOWSTONEARTMUSEUMDEHLERPARKRIVERFRONTPARKZOOMONTANAScenicGuideSuggestionsIFYOUHAVEANHOURakeinstops567inSwordsRimrockPark-ExperiencelegendarywesternhistorybeautiulsceneryandBillingsFolklore.IFYOUHAVEFOURHOURSHereareacoupleogoodoptionsStops2356781011willprovideyouwithhistorywhilestops49121314151617aremoreoutdoorsyandmodern.Orstopby1frstandwellhelpyoutailortheperectjourney.WANTTOEXPLOREMUSEUMSStops8101114showcaseeverythingromcontemporaryarttoregionalhistory.LOOKINGFORTHEOUTDOORSCheckout3567121617.TePictographCavesareagreatplaceorahikeandSkypointisagreatstartingpointtoexperiencealldowntownBillingshastooer.SOAKINTHESCENERYDrivetopoints369ortheepitomeoBillingsscenery.ViewrollingplainsmountainsandtheRimrockblusthatsurroundourcityasyougo.FULLDESCRIPTIONSONFOLLOWINGPAGEINTERESTEDINANAUDIOTOUROFOURSCENICGUIDEMAPDownloadOurApp 0.9MILES0.1MILES3.1MILES7.0MILES0.1MILES6.3MILES0.3MILES2.1MILES0.7MILES0.8MILES2.1MILES1.9MILES1.3MILES8.5MILES0.7MILES1.6MILES10.3MILES0.2MILES2.8MILES171615141312111098765432119VISITBILLINGSANDCHAMBEROFCOMMERCEVISITORCENTERWelcometoBillingsTisisagreatplacetostartyourjourneystopinandtalkwithalocalvolunteerorguidancematerialsandassistance.Youllalsoindinteractivedisplays.BeoreyouleavebesuretosnapaphotobythecattledrivemonumentVisitBillings.com406245-4111HISTORICBILLINGSDEPOTToughtherearenolongerpassengertrainschuggingthroughBillingsthishistoriclandmarkwasbuiltin1909toservicethreemajorrailroadcompanies.TewaitingareaandbaggageroomsotheDepotarerestoredandpreservedasaHistoricPlace.M-F9-4S830-1230www.billingsdepot.org406656-7273PICTOGRAPHCAVESTATEPARKInthemakingorthousandsoyearsExplorethreecavesandseeevidenceohabitationrom3000yearsago.VisitthenewVisitorInterpretiveCenterandexploreancientartiacts.Tisisanexcellentplacetogetoutandhikearoundorjustperuseatyourleisure.5vehiclestateparks.mt.govpictograph-cave406254-7342METRAPARKRODEOHALLOFFAMEYouvearrivedatthelargesteventcenterinMontana.MetraParkishometomanydiverseeventsyear-roundconcertsrodeosdogshowscarshowstradeshowsexposandsomuchmoreWhileherecheckouttheoutdoorMontanaRodeoHalloFameUpthestairsneartherontdoors.www.metrapark.com406256-2400BOOTHILLCEMETERYAgenuineWesternlegendandaplacerichinhistory.BesuretoreadstoriesotheSacrifceClisseentothesouthandoMugginsaylorthescoutwhocarriedthenewsoCustersLastStandtotheworldwhoisburiedhere.BLACKOTTERTRAILAnexcellentviewothecity.Bikewalkordriveapproximately3milesaroundhistoricKellyMountainalongthesandstoneblusknownasRimrocks.BlackOtterrailwasanoriginalwagontrailandissteepedinNativeolklore.YELLOWSTONEKELLYSGRAVEStophereasyouneartheendoBlackOtterrail.KnownorhuntingtrappingandorhostileencounterswithSiouxwarriorsYellowstoneKelly1849-1928wastrulyamanotherontier.KellyrequestedthathebelaidtorestinMontanabeorehedied.SKYPOINTLookupYouvereachedthecenterodowntownBillings.ExploretheshopsrestaurantsgalleriesandmorethatdowntownBillingshastooerLookoreventstakingplacehereonmanyeveningsweekends.www.downtownbillings.com406294-5060ALBERTABAIRTHEATEROpenedasTeFoxTeaterin1931thebuildingisregisteredasaHistoricBuildingandisbuiltonthespotwheretheBairFamilyhomesteaded.ItsnamedorthedaughterborninthehomeandwhodonatedgenerouslytotherenovationAlbertaBair.Nowthetheateristhelargestperormingartsvenueinthestateholdingover150diverseperormancesannually.www.albertabairtheater.org406256-6052YELLOWSTONEARTMUSEUMFormerlytheYellowstoneCountyJailbuiltin1884theYellowstoneArtMuseumwasinplaceby1964.Expandingaroundthejailinordertopreservethehistorythemuseumisnationallyaccreditedandtoutsbothmodernandhistoricartexhibits.hemuseumcollectionincludesthemostcomprehensiveworksbycowboyillustratorWillJames.5-adultswww.artmuseum.org406256-6804DEHLERPARKHomeotheBillingsMustangsPioneerLeaguebaseballteamaliateotheCincinnatiRedsTefelddoesnthaveabadseatinthehouse.www.billingsmustangs.comContinuingontowardRiverrontparkyoullpassCityHallandthePurpleHeartMemorialcommemoratingBillingswarveterans.LocatedatNorth27thand2ndAvenueeastsideitsalovelyparkandaperectopportunitytostopandhonorallveterans.RIVERFRONTPARKAnexcellentviewotheYellowstoneRiverthelongestreeowingriverintheU.S.WalkthetrailsandexperiencenaturerightinthecityHometoLakeJosephinenamedorthesteamboatthatlongagoreachedarthestuptheYellowstoneRiver.www.billingsparks.orgparkriverrontZOOMONTANAAtMontanasonlyzooyoullfndanimalsandplantsthatcansurviveMontanastemperateclimateandarehousedinnaturalhabitats.TeSensoryGardenisdesignedsothatsighthearingimpairedvisitorscanenjoytheexperienceaswell.7-adultswww.zoomontana.org406652-8100THEYELLOWSTONECOUNTYMUSEUMAnoriginalhomesteadbuiltbyPaulMcCormickSr.anearlyYellowstoneRiversettlerthemuseumishousedattheBillingsLoganAirportyes-youdodrivethroughtheairporttogettoit.Te23000artiactshousedheretelltheauthenticstoryoBillingsandYellowstoneCountysHistory.Freewww.yellowstonecountymuseum.org406256-6811YournextstoptakesyouwestalongHighway3whichprovidesbeautiulviews.PullovertotheparkingareaoverlookandexperiencebreathtakingviewsoBillings.OnacleardayfvemountainrangescanbeseenromheretheBighornsPryorsBeartoothsCraziesandSnowies.ZIMMERMANTRAILBuiltin1890byFrankZimmermantoherdsheeporsummerpasturingatthetopotheRims.TisroadnowprovidesastunningviewothecityandanupcloselookattheRimrocks.AlongRimrockRoadnoticeBillingstwouniversitieswithbeautiulcampusesandnoteworthyarchitecture.ROCKYMOUNTAINCOLLEGEBillingsoldestcollegeRockywasoriginallytheBillingsPolytechnicInstitute.MONTANASTATEUNIVERSITYBILLINGSOriginallyknownasEasternMontanaNormalSchool.MOSSMANSIONOntheNationalRegisteroHistoricPlacesexperienceturnothecenturyculturewhenyouwalkthroughthedoorsothePrestonB.Mosshome.ListentothestoryooneoBillingsmostamousamilieswhiletakingintheremarkablearchitecture.DesignedbyHenryJanewayHardenberghamousdesignerotheoriginalWaldorAstoriaPlazaHotelsandmore.Tisisagreatneighborhoodtodrivearoundandlookatotherhistorichomestoo10-adults7-seniors62andmilitary6-ages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SportsVisitBillings.comSPORTSSportsinMontanasTrailheadareareallyBIGdealWiththerookieafliatebaseballteamtotheCincinnatiRedsproessionalindoorootballBigSkyStateGamesamateurhockeycollegeandhighschoolsportsyouareboundtobeabletocatchagameortwowhilevisitingBillings.TheBillingsMustangsaretherookiealiateotheCincinnatiReds.HomegamesareplayedatDehlerParknewlyopenedin2008.LocalswilltellyouthereisnotabadseatinthehouseTheregularseasonopensmid-JuneandrunsthroughearlySeptember.Checkitoutatwww.billingsmustangs.com.TheBigSkyStateGamesisanannualmulti-sporteventmodeledatertheOlympicGamesdesignedandheldsolelyortheresidentsoMontana.ResidentsinborderingstatesthatdonothaveaStateGamesareinvitedtoparticipateIdahoSouthDakotaandWyoming.SincetheinauguralBigSkyStateGamesin1986over224000athletesBillingsnewestIndoorFootballLeaguetheWolveswillbeginplayintheIFLsIntenseConerenceinFebruaryo2015atMetraParksRimrockAutoArena.Findoutmoreatwww.billingswolves.com.IcollegesportsgetyouradrenalinepumpingyoullindplentytokeepyouinterestedinBillingsyear-roundRockyMountainCollegeoersmensootballbasketballgolskiracingsoccercross-countryanddistancetrackaswellaswomensbasketballvolleyballgolskiracingsoccercross-countrydistancetrackandcheerleading.Findschedulesandmoreatwww.rocky.eduathletics.MontanaStateUniversityBillingsoersmensbaseballbasketballcross-countrygolsoccertennistrackandieldaswellaswomensbasketballcheerleadingcross-countrygolsoccersotballtennistrackandfeldandvolleyball.Findschedulesandmoreatwww.MSUBSports.com.Iyoureintownorhighschoolsportsfndgameschedulesandinormationatwww.billingsschools.orgPage146andwww.billingscatholicschools.org.rommorethan250MontanacommunitieshaveparticipatedintheGames.In2010theBigSkyStateGamescelebratedits25thyearwithover10000athletesparticipatingin37sportswiththehelpo2500volunteers.BigSkyStateGamesstandsasthelargestStateGamespercapitainthenation.Findoutmoreatwww.bigskygames.org.TheBillingsBullsHockeyTeamisanaliateotheNorthernPacifcHockeyLeagueandplaysattheCentennialIceArenawithseveralextra-specialeventgamesplayedattheRimrockAutoArenaatMetraPark.TheiractionpackedseasonsrunromOctobertoFebruary.Takealookattheirgamescheduleatwww.billingsbulls.com.DehlerPark 21CHIEFPLENTYCOUPSTroughavisionquestattheageoftenCrowChiefPlentyCoupsacquiredtheambitiontodevelophismindaswellashisbodytopursuepeaceandfriendshipwiththewhitemanandtobeaguideforhispeopleastheyadaptedtothelifestylesbroughtbysettlers.Tisvisionledhimtocooperatewiththechangescomingtohishomeland.AttheendofhislifePlentyCoupsandhiswifeStrikes-the-Irondonatedthelandtheylivedonforfuturegenerationstoenjoyandlearnabouthisculture.ItispreservedtodayasChiefPlentyCoupsStateParknearPryorM.PlentyCoupsisperhapsbestrememberedhoweverforhisrepresentationofallNativeAmericansduringthededicationoftheomboftheUnknownSoldierwherehegaveoneofthemosteloquentandrememberedspeechesofalltime.NATIVECULTURESomeothemostcolorulhistoriesexistwithinMontanassevenIndianReservationsandtwelveTribalNations.EachareaofersauniquelookintothecultureandheritageotheIndianpeopleastheirstoriesphilosophiesandreligionsaretrulyinherenttothebuildingblocksothestate.VisitingthesepartsoMontanawillbeanexperienceunlikeanyothertobehadwhiletravelingourstateasmanywilltellyoutheIndianpeoplearethespiritoMontanapartowhatmakesitsuchasacredplace.TwoothesevenMontanaReservationsarenearBillingstheCrowandtheNorthernCheyenne.TheCrowReservationwasestablishednearHardinin1851.TheoriginalnameothetribewastheApsaalookewhichinnativetonguemeanschildrenothelarge-beakedbird.MisinterpretationturnedthetribeintotheCrowovertime.VisittheChiePlentyCoupsStateParkstateparks.mt.govchieplentycoupsandotherattractionsonthereservationdescribedbelow.TheNorthernCheyenneReservationwasestablishedin1884andislocatedinsoutheasternMontananearBillings.TheReservationboastsmanynotableattractionsincludingahistoricalbualojumpburialsitesoIndianchiesCusterslastcampbeoretheBattleotheLittleATTRACTIONSONTHERESERVATIONSBIGHORNCANYONNATIONALRECREATIONAREACrowReservationwww.nps.govbicaLITTLEBIGHORNBATTLEFIELDNATIONALMONUMENTRENO-BENTEENBATTLEFIELDCrowReservationwww.nps.govlibiCHEYENNEINDIANMUSEUMANDGIFTSTORECheyenneReservation4067844516www.stlabre.orgGUIDEDTOURSAPSAALOOKETOURSLITTLEBIGHORNCOLLEGECrowReservation4066383114CHEYENNETRAILRIDERSINBUSBYCheyenneReservation4065923520FHEARTRANCHCheyenneReservation4065923887CROWFAIRPOWWOWTheCrowFairPowwowisthelargestIndiancelebrationheldinMontana.TraditionallyheldinmidAugustvisitorsarewelcometoenjoythepowwowactivities.RESERVATIONETIQUETTEPowwowsarearelectionontherichheritageotheNativepeopleandacelebrationotheirculture.Askaboutgeneraltribalvisitationandpowwowetiquette.Photographymayormaynotbewelcomedandmanyculturaltraditionsareobservedinbothdailylieandinspecialevents.AskingpermissionoraphotoororguidelinesonetiquetteisalwaysacceptableandrecommendedBighornandSt.LabreIndianSchool.ItwouldalsobeworthwhiletoaskabouttheCrazyHeadsFreshwaterSpringculturalcentersandmuseumsthatexistthroughoutthereservationHeadChieandYoungMuleHillRosebudBattlefeldandTwoMoonsMonument.AnnuallyyoullfndaFourthoJulyPowwowullocultureaswellastheAshlandLaborDayPowwowinwhichmanydrummersanddancersromavarietyotribesparticipate.Visitorsarewelcomedatbothevents.SeeetiquettebelowOtherMontanatribesincludeBlackeetFlatheadFortPeckFortBelknapLittleShellandRockyBoy.Logontowww.visitmt.comormoreinormationontheMontanaIndianNations.BILLINGSGUIDEBOOKNativeCultureBighornCanyonNationalRecreationAreaBILLINGSHISTORY SoutheastMontanaSoutheastMontanaMadeupofsmalltownsbigranchesandunendinghorizonsthisisyourguidetoSoutheastMontana.Findtinycafsservingmouth-wateringcomfortfoodandtrulyone-of-a-kindshopsmuseumsandculture.Visitwithfarmersranchersandcowboyswhileyouexploredinosaurtrailsandwarriortrails.ExperiencethevibrantcultureandproudhistoryoftheCrowandNorthernCheyenneTribes.AboveallelseinSoutheastMontanayouwillgainasenseoftrueWesternauthenticitywhichcantbefoundanywhereelse.CAPTAINWILLIAMCLARKLEWISCLARKEXPEDITION1804-1806PerhapsthemostamousoallWesternexplorersandsettlersisthestoryoLewisandClark.AspartotheCorpoDiscoveryClarkspentthreeyearswithLewisexploringtheregion.Clarkhimselocusedhisattentionondrawingmapsmaintainingsuppliesandleadingthehunts.CaptainWilliamClarkandhismenpassedthroughwhatwouldeventuallybeBillingsonJuly241806ontheirwaytoPompeysPillarwhereClarkssignatureremainscarvedintothePillartothisday.VisitthesiteooneothemostinamousbattlesbetweentheU.S.CavalryandNativeWarriors.LittleBighornBattlefeldNationalMonumentwhereLt.Col.GeorgeA.Custermadehislaststandisjust60mileseastoBillingsandtellsthestoryothisepicconict.TeAnnualBuckingHorseSaleinMilesCityisoneothemostlegendaryhorsesalesintheworld.Itsaperectplacetowitnessauthenticrodeoactionanddown-homeWesternhospitality.MakoshikaStateParknearGlendiveisadinosaurparadisewithbreathtakingbadlandssceneryandPompeysPillarNationalMonumentbaresWilliamClarkssignaturesomeotheonlyphysicalevidenceotheLewisandClarkExpedition.WhateveryourplansareSoutheastMontanaissuretosurpassyourexpectationswithriendlypeopleawe-inspiringviewsandunorgettablyuniqueexperiences.Learnmoreatwww.southeastmontana.com.ClarkDaysMakoshikaStateParkGlendiveDinosaurandFossilMuseumVisitBillings.comBILLINGSHISTORY 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