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105 German Gulch Rd, Anaconda MT 59711 - Telephone: (406) 797-8169 or (888) 797-8169 toll-free



The Old Works Golf Course, designed by Jack Nickalus, is located just 15 miles west of Fairmont Chalets. Fairmont Hot Springs Resort also features a 6,741 yard, 18-hole, par 72 layout.

Hiking and Backpacking

In every direction from Fairmont Chalets, you will find thousands of acres of public land open to hiking. There are hundreds of marked trails and many more unmarked trails with suitability for every level of stroller, day hiker, back packer and trekker. The closest is a moderate hike up German Gulch, starting 2 miles up the road from Fairmont Chalets.

Lost Creek State Park - A paved trail that is accessible to people with disabilities leads to the picturesque Lost Creek falls. There's also a longer hike that winds for several miles along Lost Creek through forests and meadows with great views of the surrounding mountains.

The famed Anaconda-Pintler Wilderness, known for its high, rugged mountain scenery where mountain goats make their home, is a short drive away.

The Humbug Spires Primitive Area is a non-motorized area about 45 miles from Fairmont Chalets. The trail system offers backpacking or day hiking trips (on foot or horseback) and impressive Boulder Batholith outcroppings are popular for rock climbing. Click here for a map.

Horseback Riding

This country is made for horseback riding, with endless miles of wildflower meadows, high-country lakes, and grassy ridge lines to explore.


There are many locations to hunt both public and private land. Elk, and both species of deer are the most desired. There are also permits for black bear, wolf, mountain lion, antelope and lottery drawings for sheep and moose.  For all hunting regulations go to:


Philipsburg now boasts a National Historic District and one of the most lovingly restored street fronts you'll see anywhere

The Granite County Museum is home to the Montana Ghost Town Hall of Fame. At the museum, there are several books for sale which describe in great depth the history of mining in Philipsburg and Montana.

Visit the largest candy store west of the Mississippi The Sweet Palace opened in 1998 and is a destination candy store for all Montanans and guests. The aroma of freshly made candies arouses your senses and the Victorian décor takes you back in time.


Crystal Park is a unique recreation area at an elevation of 7,800 feet in the Pioneer Mountains in southwest Montana. Quartz crystals are scattered liberally through the decomposed granite of the unique 220-acre site that's been reserved by the Forest Service for the popular hobby of rockhounding.

The Philipsburg area is home to a well-known discovery of sapphire and ruby gems found over a century ago. You can mine your own rough sapphires at Gem Mountain, located between Hamilton and Philipsburg.