A Slice of Big Sky Country You Won’t See on ‘Yellowstone’

Embark on a captivating journey along Montana's iconic Hi-Line. Start your journey in the charming small town of Shelby. Here, you'll find the Marias Museum of History and Art and beautifully hand carved carousel. Continue your journey east with a stop at Lake Elwell and the Tiber Dam to enjoy Montana's beautiful scenery and a bit of water recreation. You'll pass through Chester as you head toward Inverness for a wonderful meal at the Inverness Supper Club. As you continue your adventure through Rudyard, Montana, consider a stop by the Hi-Line Theater and the Depot Museum where you'll find a number of exhibits including one on dinosaurs - the museum is even a part of the Montana Dinosaur Trail! Continuing along the Milk River to Havre, you will find ample opportunity to explore Central Montana's rich history at the H. Earl Clack Museum, Havre Beneath the Streets and the Wahkpa Chu'gn Buffalo Jump. Continuing east, don't miss the Bear Paw Battlefield and Chinook's Blaine County Museum. You'll traverse Montana's Hi-Line, ending your trip in Malta, Montana where you will found numerous activities for the whole family. This itinerary is sure to leave a lasting impression in the true spirit of the American West.


Check out the New York Times article by Janie Osborne, a photographer and writer based in Bozeman, Montana. You can follow along on her journey across Montana's Hi-Line as she explores the wide-open spaces and charming communities of Central Montana.

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