- The list below includes 25 free or cheap things to do in or near Big Sky, Montana, including 37 different types of inexpensive activities like Horseback Riding, Fishing, Movie Theaters and Mountains.
- From Lone Peak to Yellowstone Club, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Big Sky and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Ennis, Gallatin Gateway and Bozeman.
Featuring taxidermy, Wildlife Museum of the West displays animals native to the region like eagles, bears, moose, and mountain lions. The animals are set up in a model display mimicking their natural habitat.
The easily accessible Wade Lake is very popular with both locals and visitors. Along with boating and canoeing, the like features an interpretive trail that connects to the Hilltop Campgrounds which runs for nearly one mile in distance.
Willies Distillery produces whiskeys, brandies and some specialty spirits in their small batch still. Their tasting room, made up like an old west saloon, is open daily and features live music including banjos and fiddles.
Located in Gardiner, Montana, River Source Rafting features whitewater trips, scenic floats and canoe trips on the Yellowstone River. Dog sled tours are featured in the wintertime. The tour opertor is conveniently situated on the banks of the Yellowstone River.
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Led by experienced fishing captains, Montana Angler Fly Fishing Day Trips provides visitors with the opportunity to fly fish on the local waterways. Trip options include float fishing, wade fishing, canyon fishing, and overnight trips.
Located in Bozeman, Montana, the Museum of the Rockies sits within driving distance of Yellowstone National Park. The museum is dedicated to the Rocky Mountains and the cultures that live - and used to live - nearby. This institution has a strong committment to outreach and preservation education.