Montana's many hardworking ranchers and outfitters offer ample opportunities to explore Montana's beauty from the saddle. Pick a region in Montana and you can bet there will be an authentic experience waiting for you, whether it's a cattle drive, a ride through the Bob Marshall Wilderness or a true Montana Rodeo. Explore experiences the wranglers of Montana have to offer and let us plan your adventure for you, we can book everything from your adventures to your lodging and everything in between.
Glacier National Park is guaranteed to be on the Bucket List of anyone who visits Montana. Past the infamous "Going to the Sun Road", the town of Apgar sits on the southern tip of the scenic Lake McDonald. Being one of the main villages in Glacier, visitors flock to the town of Apgar for it's visitor center and campgrounds. Just outside the town of Apgar, along highway 2 is Swan Mountain Outfitters. Swan Mountain Outfitters provides the authentic Montana wrangler experience, leading tours through Apgar, Lake McDonald and Glacier National park. Tours with Swan Mountain Outfitters range from short, beginner friendly rides to more advanced full day rides that explore steep and rugged terrain. These experienced wranglers can take you to the offbeat trails to discover the less known magical parts of glacier national park. Trails take you through changing landscapes , riders will see many different types of forest and terrain Montana has to offer.
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The Swan Mountain outfitters offer experiences in another sought after adventure location, The Bob Marshall Wilderness. The Bob Marshall Wilderness is located in the Northwest of Montana and spans across more than 1.5 million acres, making it the third largest wilderness in the United States. One of the Bob Marshall Wilderness's claims to fame is the "Chinese Wall" , one of the most incredible sights to see across all Montana landscapes. The Chinese wall is a massive limestone outcropping that spans for about 12 miles long at about 1,000 feet high. This wilderness is home to grizzlies, wolves, deer, elk, black bears, mountain lions, mountain goats and many more.
The Swan Mountain Wranglers take guests through this vast wilderness. Offering tours for beginners to more experienced riders. Tours through this vast landscape range from 2 hours to all day trips(you can even get some fishing in!). Trails wind up the Lion Creek, showcasing beautiful scenery, wildflowers and changing forest.
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Big Sky Montana lies just outside the well known Montana town of Bozeman. A scenic, winding drive along the Gallatin River leads you to Big Sky. Big sky Montana, sought after for it's one of a kind skiing, is bustling and busy during the summer months as well. Nestled in the heart of Big Sky lies the Lone Mountain Ranch. The Lone Mountain ranch offers a variety of services for adventures in Big Sky, Horseback riding being very sought after. Wranglers of the Lone Mountain Ranch offer tours through the breathtaking Spanish Peak Mountains. You'll cross bridges and make your way through changing terrain. Through the ears of horses you'll spot elk, moose and deer and take in scenic views filled with colorful wild flowers and forest.
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Philipsburg Montana is a hidden gem in Montana, close to Georgetown Lake, home to the Discovery ski area and popular Montana brewery, Philipsburg Brewing Company. Outside of the idyllic town of Philipsburg Montana, 62 miles from historical Butte Montana, lies the Ranch at Rock Creek. The Ranch at Rock Creek offers 6,600 miles of scenic land and trails to explore via horseback, suitable for all experience levels. Ranchers are dedicated to riders comfort, matching riders with suitable horses and gear to make their experience as comfortable as possible. Along with trail riding, Ranch at Rock Creek offers dummy roping, lessons and obstacle courses.
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Horses take us to the most scenic and hidden views Montana has to offer and provide the true Montana experience. These are four of the many experiences one can have in the saddle here in Montana. Make an inquiry with us through our website and let us know where you want to go! We guarantee we can curate the trip of your dreams.