Montana is a great place to explore and enjoy. Whether you seek the mountains, plains, or areas in between, Big Sky Country will give you a lifetime of adventures and memories. We'd like to encourage you to get out and discover your very own "big backyard." There's no place like Montana, and the opportunities you have are second to none.
To make sure you can enjoy your adventures to the fullest, we've prepared some suggestions for you on the outdoors. Montana is a wild place, and being unprepared can put you in challenging situations. Most of these situations can be prevented easily if you have some basic outdoor knowledge, skill, and awareness. These pages on staying safe outdoors will help you be prepared.