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Montana is a perfect place to enjoy the great outdoors! From its majestic mountains to its rolling plains, Montana offers areas to hike, bike, ride, fish, float, and camp. Public lands offer accessible amenities and outdoor recreational opportunities, from campsites, playgrounds, and visitor centers, to fishing piers, hunting areas, and trails.

Create your own outdoor adventure or let an experienced outfitter be your guide. Lose yourself in beautiful and remote campgrounds in the rugged, wooded mountains of Montana or experience the swimming, fishing, and boating possibilities on Montana's lakes, rivers, and streams. Countless miles of roads wander through the countryside for motorized exploration and thousands of vistas keep you reaching for your camera.

All this beauty and adventure is easily accessible on Montana's 57,346 square miles of public land. So grab your gear and head outdoors to enjoy Montana's extraordinary natural assets.

Nonprofit Organizations

Nonprofit organizations throughout Montana and the United States work to protect wilderness and recreational opportunities.

Public Agencies in Montana

Public agencies provide visitors with a vast array of recreational activities.

Hitting the Target

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FWP grants are helping communities create family-friendly shooting range facilities. Shooting ranges got a big boost in 1999 when the Montana legislature put into law an existing FWP grant program that uses hunting license revenue to help clubs, local governments, and school districts develop and improve their shooting facilities. Full Story