Forge your own path to Montana’s Trailhead and let the adventure begin. Born in the shadows of the Rimrocks and fed on the waters of the Yellowstone River, Billings will surprise groups as they experience unparalleled views just moments from downtown.
Enjoy unique hospitality with locals that will take the time to make groups feel welcome. Wine and dine in historic downtown Billings — a retail destination by day and an event hot spot at night — with award-winning cuisine.
With over 40 miles of trails in and around Billings, mountain biking, hiking and encountering the great outdoors will be at every turn. Crowds won’t be an issue in Montana’s Trailhead as there is plenty of space to go around.
Billings is the gateway to Yellowstone’s most scenic route, the Beartooth Highway. Providing breathtaking vistas from start to finish, the highway is a place filled with unforgettable views; Forbes calls it one of the country’s most dazzling drives. Reaching a peak of 10,977 feet through the pass, groups will experience Montana’s highest mountain range with 20 peaks over 12,000 feet.
Montana’s only walkable brewery trail— the Billings Brew Trail —is located in the heart of downtown Billings. This self-guided tour is made up of six breweries, two distilleries and one cider house, all within easy walking distance. Take this 1½-mile brewery route and enjoy historic sites along with award-winning craft beverages.
Within an hour of Billings is Pompeys Pillar National Monument. Pompeys Pillar is the only remaining physical evidence of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, where William Clark inscribed his name in 1806. Enjoy bird watching and visit the Interpretive Center to see the concrete Riverwalk beginning in the parking lot extending to the Pillar’s base.
The sandstone bluffs surrounding the city are known as the Rimrocks and are estimated to be at least 70 million years old. Originally the delta of an ancient sea, the Rimrocks provide unparalleled views of the city along with five mountain ranges. Take a walk or bike along the trails located atop these majestic bluffs.