How to Make the Most of a Day Trip to Yellowstone National Park

Drive Time from Big Sky Resort  Yellowstone has five entrances with the West Yellowstone option being the most convenient for guests coming from Big Sky Resort. The park’s west boundary is only 20 minutes from Big Sky, but the gate where an entry-pass can be purchased is about an hour away. If you’re entering Yellowstone at the height of tourist season, it’s also important to factor in the time you’ll wait in line to enter…

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Best Hikes in Big Sky, Montana

Mountains are a big part of what Big Sky is all about. That goes for both winter when the skiing is world-class and in the warmer months when hiking becomes a must-do activity. Exploring the resort and its surroundings by foot is a great way to get immersed in Montana’s wild landscapes. To start, we’ve called out some of the top trails to hit in the Big Sky area. Hiking Best Practices Before taking your…

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Hiking the Headwaters & A-Zs

By Erik Morrison Adventure is the spice of life, or so they say. If that is the case, then Big Sky certainly serves up some of the spiciest terrain in the lower 48. So spicy in fact, that they added an extra diamond to a few zones last year so freeriders would think twice before biting off more than they could chew. There are plenty of steeper and more famous lift-accessed trophy lines in the…

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Three Days in Big Sky, Montana: An Itinerary for Adventure

By Sophie Tsairis If you’ve ever been to Montana, you’ve surely heard of Lone Peak. Standing at 11,166 feet halfway between West Yellowstone and Bozeman, it’s a striking pyramid visible from all over the region. And while Big Sky Resort is known for its world class winters, summers here are also spectacular. White water rafting, fly fishing and hiking are right out the back door, and Yellowstone National Park is literally down the road. The…

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