- TripBuzz found 28 things to do with kids in or near Ennis, Montana, including 21 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Big Sky, Bozeman, Gallatin Gateway and Nevada City.
- From Wade Lake to Cliff Lake, the Ennis area offers 36 different types of family activities, including: Lake, History Museums, Specialty Museums and Farms & Ranches.
- Located in the heart of Montana's fly-fishing county lies the city of Ennis. Just a stones throw from Yellowstone National Park, the city offers an abundant selection of outdoor recreation for the whole family. In addition to world-class fly fishing, the city features scenic hiking trails, educational museums, authentic dining and shopping.
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.
Surrounded by mountains and the scenic Madison Valley, the Madison Valley History Museum features a collection of artifacts and exhibits pertaining to the history and culture of the local area and of the west in general.
Situated in greater Yellowstone, the Diamond J Ranch features a main lodge and cabins for groups of varying sizes. Breakfast is provided daily and activities include horseback riding, swimming, hiking and fishing. Zip line tours and ski resorts are nearby.
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.
Along with nearby Virginia City, Nevada City was the site of commerce for Montana's richest gold run. Visitors can see over 90 buildings portraying what the town may have looked like, and contains North America's largest collection of automated music machine.
Known for its skiing, Lone Peak is one of the tallest peaks in the Wasatch Range, and provides skiing access via a 4-chair lift, Sky Tram and guided 4x4 ride. There are several hiking trails, and an Outlaw Cabin with a journal for visitors to sign.