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Essex, MT

Essex, MT in Western Montana Noah Couser

Though it may be small, Essex is a noteworthy Montana destination. A stone's throw from Glacier National Park, Essex is just off U.S. Highway 2 along the southern border of the park. Open year-round, the historic Izaak Walton Inn sits trackside and combines railroad history with outdoor recreation on nearby hiking trails and an extensive system of cross-country ski trails. A short drive from Essex, the Walton Goat Lick Overlook is a popular viewing spot for mountain goats.

Insider Tip

Take time out to enjoy a meal at The Dining Car Restaurant, located at the Izaak Walton Inn. The chef creates delicious meals using authentic Montana ingredients, including wild huckleberries, elk and rainbow trout.

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Izaak Walton Inn

  • 290 Izaak Walton Inn Road Essex, Montana 59916
  • 406.888.5700
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  • 14830 U.S. Highway 2 E. Essex, MT 59916
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