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


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 The Pintler Scenic Loop is a 63 mile drive on Montana Highway 1. The route takes you from Anaconda to Drummond and along the shores of Georgetown Lake and Flint Creek. You'll go past high mountain passes, mining and ghost towns, sage covered hills, pristine lakes, and open meadows.

The Pioneer Mountains Scenic Byway gently ascends a 7,800 foot divide between Wise River, flowing north, and Grasshopper Creek, flowing south. Interpretive sites along the byway tell travelers about the natural scene and some of the interesting history of the Pioneer Mountains.

The drive up Mill Creek road to the Big Hole Valley passes Sugarloaf Mountain and Mount Haggin. Area attractions in the spacious high mountain valley include the Big Hole Battlefield, Bannack, Wisdom, and Wise River.

Skiing, Snowshoeing, Snowboarding

Discovery Ski Area is one of Montana's best family ski hills and one of the best bargains in the state. They serve every ability level with 67 runs and a terrain park.

The Georgetown – Echo Lakes area offers cross country trails.

Maverick Mountain is northwest of Dillon in the stunning Pioneer Mountains. You'll find wide open skiing in a relaxed environment: no crowds, no attitude, no lift lines.

Mt. Haggin Nordic Ski Area trails meander through the state-owned Mt. Haggin Wildlife Management Area. Most trails are machine-groomed for classic skiing. Two trails, Crooked John Loop and Sugarloaf Loop, are also groomed for skate skiing. The Spire Loop remains ungroomed. Click here for a Mount Haggin map.


Home to some of the longest trails in America, you'll have access to many miles of groomed and ungroomed trails. These are just a sample of places to go:

  • 8 miles southeast of the Deer Lodge city center is the trailhead leading to 90 miles of marked trails .
  • Outside of Butte near Elk Park there is a convenient parking area two miles off of I-15.
  • There is an extended trail system in the Deer Lodge National Forest.
  • At Georgetown Lake there are three major trails with a total of 140 miles.
  • At Wise River groomed and ungroomed trails include Lacey Creek which leads to five high mountain lakes.

Wildlife Viewing

Visitors to the Mount Haggin Wildlife Management Area can see elk, white-tailed and mule deer, moose, antelope, and upland birds from roadsides. Black bears are occasionally observed, and non-game and bird-watching opportunities occur year-round.