- The list below includes 5 free or cheap things to do in or near Three Forks, Montana, including 38 different types of inexpensive activities like Caverns & Caves, Historic Ships, Scenic Walks and Fishing.
- From Lewis & Clark Caverns State Park to Madison Buffalo Jump State Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Three Forks and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Belgrade.
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63960 Gallatin Rd, Gallatin Gateway, MT 59771 MoreLess Info
Located in the Cinnibar Basin and on the Gallatin River and the Yellowstone River, the Montana Whitewater Rafting and Zipline on the Gallatin River Day Trips, visitors can do whitewater rafting, ride ziplines, fly fish, ride horses, and tube the river. The rafting trips on the Gallatin River are technical.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.