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Hiking and Backpacking Trips Trek the Terrain on a Guided Trip
Noah Couser

Trek the Terrain on a Guided Trip

Good old-fashioned hiking is one of the most intimate ways to explore Big Sky Country. Touring the terrain by foot allows you to get up close and personal with nature—feel the ground, explore the flora and fauna, spot wildlife tracks and guess who made them, stop at a creek and hear the trickle of the glacial water or the tune of a songbird, and breathe in the crisp alpine air. All this and more, not to mention the beauty of the vast landscape beyond what’s right in front of you.

Winter Is Waiting

World-class recreation without the world. Discover the Yellowstone you haven’t seen yet, just north of the park in Yellowstone Country Montana.

Take a guided wildflower or natural history day hike in the Seeley-Swan and Blackfoot valleys, or, for a longer adventure, we have outfitters who specialize in backpacking trips into Glacier National Park and stock-supported hiking trips into wild country like the Bob Marshall Wilderness trails. A pack string carries your food and gear for you so you can just focus on the beauty of the nature around you. Our wilderness-savvy guides are all very knowledgeable about their surroundings and love what they do.

If you’re ready to head off the beaten path with a guide who knows everything there is to know about being off the beaten path, here are some outfitters ready to take you on a trek.

Featured Listings

Averills Flathead Lake Lodge in Western Montana.

Averills Flathead Lake Lodge

City: Bigfork
Phone: 406.837.4391

150 Flathead Lodge Road
Bigfork, Montana 59911

Base Camp Bigfork in Western Montana.

Base Camp Bigfork

City: Bigfork
Phone: 406.871.9733

8525 State Highway 209
Bigfork, Montana 59911

Dropstone Outfitting in Western Montana.

Dropstone Outfitting

City: Choteau
Phone: 406.389.0863

410 1st Avenue NW
Choteau, Montana 59422

Glacier Adventure Guides in Western Montana.

Glacier Adventure Guides

City: Columbia Falls
Phone: 406.892.2173

729 Nucleus Ave., Suite G
Columbia Falls, Montana 59912

Glacier Guides and Montana Raft  in Western Montana.

Glacier Guides and Montana Raft

City: West Glacier
Phone: 406.387.5555

11970 U.S. Highway 2 E.
West Glacier, Montana 59936

Glacier Park Boat Company in Western Montana.

Glacier Park Boat Company

City: Columbia Falls
Phone: 406.257.2426

282 Sunrise Creek Loop
Columbia Falls, Montana 59912

Kootenai Angler, Cabins and River Bend Restaurant in Western Montana.

Kootenai Angler, Cabins and River Bend Restaurant

City: Libby
Phone: 406.293.7578

13546 State Highway 37
Libby, Montana 59923

Linehan Outfitting Company in Western Montana.

Linehan Outfitting Company

City: Troy
Phone: 406.395.4872

35309 Yaak River Road
Troy, MT 59935

Swan Mountain Llama Trekking in Western Montana.

Swan Mountain Llama Trekking

City: Swan Lake
Phone: 406.387.4405

26356 Soup Creek Rd
Swan Lake, Montana 59911

The Glacier Institute in Western Montana.

The Glacier Institute

City: Glacier National Park
Phone: 406.755.1211

Glacier National Park Field Camp
Glacier National Park, Montana 59903

Under Canvas Glacier in Western Montana.

Under Canvas Glacier

City: Coram
Phone: 888.496.1148

101 Under Canvas Road
Coram, MT 59913

Whitefish Mountain Resort in Western Montana.

Whitefish Mountain Resort

City: Whitefish
Phone: 877-SKI-FISH

3889 Big Mountain Road
Whitefish, Montana 59937

Other Listings

Big Sky Safaris LLC

  • City: Missoula
  • Address: 938 Rollins St, Unit B
  • Phone: 857.246.9360
  • Website: big-sky-safaris.com/

Big Sky Safaris LLC

  • City: Missoula
  • Address:
  • Phone: 857.246.9360
  • Website: big-sky-safaris.com/

Blackfeet Tours

  • City: East Glacier Park
  • Address: 10 MT Hwy 17
  • Phone: 406.450.8420
  • Website: blackfeettours.com

Glacier Guides, Inc.

  • City: West Glacier
  • Address: 11970 US Highway 2 East
  • Phone: 406.387.5555
  • Website: https://glacierguides.com

Glacier Park Boat Company

  • City: Kalispell
  • Address: PO Box 5262
  • Phone: 406.257.2426
  • Website: glacierparkboats.com

Swan Mountain Llama Trekking

  • City: Swan Lake
  • Address: 26356 Soup Creek Road
  • Phone: 406.387.4405
  • Website: llamatreksmontana.com

Swan Valley Connections

  • City: Condon
  • Address: 6887 Montana Highway 83
  • Phone: 406.754.3137
  • Website: swanvalleyconnections.org

Glacier Country Tourism is not responsible for the accuracy of the above business listings provided by the Montana Office of Tourism and Business Development.

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