Red Lodge, Montana

Red Lodge provides abundant outdoor recreational activities with The Beartooth Mountains in Custer National Forest offering fishing plus hiking, biking and horseback riding trails while the Red Lodge Ski Resort is known for snow skiing. Take a drive along the Beartooth Scenic Byway, visit one of the local parks or attend one of the festivals.


Silver Strike. 609 N. Broadway, Red Lodge, MT 59068. Phone: 406-446-3131.

Festivals and Events

Cruisen Red Lodge Car & Bike Show
Car and bike show along with drag races.

Peaks to Prairie
A triathlon or duathlon (covering the first two legs), consisting of an 8.8 mile run, a 43 mile bicycle leg and a 23 mile paddling leg.

Red Lodge Rodeo. PO Box 1546, Red Lodge, MT 59068. Phone: 406-446-2422. E-mail

Ski Joring Races
Ski joring is a winter sport where a person on skis is pulled by a horse, dog or motor vehicle. This competition consists of the horse, rider and skier negotiating the course. The skier in tow who must negotiate slalom gates and jumps.

The Red Lodge Festival of Nations
The Festival of Nations recognizes the city's broad range of multi-cultural origins with ethnic dancing, music, games and food.


Red Lodge Mountain Resort Golf. 305 Ski Run Road, Red Lodge, MT 59068. Phone: 406-446-2610; Toll-free: 1-800-444-8977.

Guides and Outfitters

Beartooth Mountain Guides. PO Box 1985, Red Lodge, MT 59068. Phone: 406-446-9874.
Rock climbing, ice climbing, mountaineering and ski mountaineering.

Dream Dance Ranch. Phone: 406-328-4972; Cell: 406-425-0534 or 406-425-0835.
Horseback trail rides and hiking trail tours in the Beartooth Mountains.

Guides and Outfitters - Fishing

Doug McClelland's FlyfishingAnd. PO Box 1719, Red Lodge, MT 59068. Phone: 406-425-9452. E-mail

Fly Fishing Only Adventures. PO Box 1905, Red Lodge, MT 59068. Phone: 406-425-1761.

Montana Trout Scout. Phone: 406-855-3058. E-mail

Guides and Outfitters - Whitewater Rafting

Adventure Whitewater. Phone: 406-446-3061; Toll-free: 1-800-897-3061.

Outdoor Recreation

Cooney State Park. GPS: Lat 45.442; Lng -109.205. Phone: 406-445-2326.
Activities include boating, boat ramp, dock, fishing, fish cleaning station, swimming, water skiing, hiking and biking trails, hunting, archery, snow skiing, wildlife viewing and picnicking.

Custer National Forest. Beartooth Ranger District - HC 49, Box 3420, Red Lodge, MT 59068. Phone: 406-446-2103; Fax: 406-446-3918.
Red Lodge Mountain Ski Resort is located here offering snow skiing along with other snow activities. Other recreation includes trails for hiking, biking and horse rides, fishing and the Beartooth Scenic Byway.

Field School Park. Located on Hauser between 9th and 10th Streets.
Tennis courts, picnic tables and playground equipment.

Gallatin National Forest. Gardiner District - 805 Scott Street, Gardiner, Red Lodge, MT 59030. Phone: 406-848-7375; Fax: 406-848-7485.
Activities include biking and hiking trails, climbing, fishing, horseback riding, scenic drives, snow skiing, snowmobiling, cross country skiing and snowshoeing.

Lion's Club Park. On Hauser between 5th and 8th Streets
Picnic facilities, Moose Trails Playground, basketball courts, horseshoe pits, sand volleyball and a skating rink in the winter.

Skate Park

Skateboard Park. 10th and Hauser.
Half pipe, quarter pipes, rails, a three sided pyramid, concrete hits and a skate bench.

Sleigh Rides

Beartooth Wagon & Sleigh Rides. PO Box 63, Red Lodge, MT 59068. Phone: 406-446-2179 or 406-425-0152.

Snow Skiing

Red Lodge Mountain Ski Resort. 305 Ski Run Road, Red Lodge, MT 59068. Phone: 406-446-2610; Toll-free: 1-800-444-8977; Snow Phone: 406-255-6973. E-mail

Sporting Goods and Equipment Rentals

Sylvan Peak Mountain Shop. 9 S. Broadway, Red Lodge, MT 59063. Phone: 406-446-1770; Toll-free: 1-800-249-2563.


Red Lodge Tour and Taxi. Phone: 406-425-3091.

Zephyr Adventures. PO Box 16, Red Lodge, MT 59068. Phone: 406-445-0802; Toll-free: 1-888-758-8687. E-mail


Beartooth Recreational Trails Association (BRTA). PO Box 1872, Red Lodge, MT 59068. E-mail

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