5 Winter Adventures at Montana’s Trailhead
March 05, 2021
Winter is still here, but it doesn’t mean there aren’t amazing opportunities to find adventure! A fresh blanket of snow is a great opportunity to see Billings in a new light, and if you’d rather not bundle up, there are plenty of exciting indoor activities. Montana’s Trailhead is a perfect getaway for any adventurer in your life.
Check out our 5 favorite winter adventures below!
Hit the trails! Billings is home to hundreds of acres of city parks and 47 miles of walking and biking trails. This winter we have enjoyed mild weather filled with sunny views! Swords Rimrock park is always a local favorite on blue sky winter days as it makes it even easier to see the 5 mountain ranges within our region!
Winter Sports. When the snow does hit in Billings don’t be afraid to get out and enjoy it! Winter can provide some of the most scenic views while outdoor recreating. Rent cross country skis or snowshoes from The Base Camp and hit up our trail system! If you are looking for something fast paced, Red Lodge Mountain is only an hour drive from Billings and has some great downhill skiing! If you’re talent isn’t X-Games ready, don’t sweat it. Any experience level will have a great time here! Just stay humble on the slopes – we don’t want to see you faceplant, either.
Indoor Recreation. Still not sold on cold weather activities? Montana’s Trailhead has plenty to offer for indoor adventure. Looking to see things from new heights? Check out Steepworld Indoor Climbing and Fitness for a fun adventure and workout! Check out one of Billings newer indoor adventure spots, Ox Indoor Axe Throwing. Sharpen your axe throwing skills while enjoying your favorite beverages! This spot is BYOB, so make sure to visit a stop on the Billings Brew Trail before you swing by (yeah, that was an axe pun).
Wellness Adventures. Is it time to for some rejuvenation in your life? Reset and relax at Onyx Wellness by taking a yoga or barre class followed by their Infrared Sauna or their Halotherapy Salt Room! If wellness is your idea of a perfect weekend adventure check out our wellness page for more inspiration!
Gourmet Bites. Find your favorite flavors in Billings all year round. If craft beer gets you hoppy, Montana’s Trailhead is home to Montana’s Only Walkable Brew Trail! The Billings Brew Trail is located downtown and boasts six breweries, two distilleries and one cider house. When it comes time for food, the restaurant scene is second to none, whether you are searching for an amazing brunch, award winning lunch, or farm to table fine dining, you can find it in Billings. And if you’re “too full” for dessert, please don’t lie to yourself.
While it’s hard not to look forward to warmer weather, don’t let winter force you into hibernation! Plan your winter adventure at Montana’s Trailhead today!