Guides for Montana Adventuring
Do your summer vacation plans include exploring Montana? Check out some of our favorite guides for staycations in the good ol' 406:
Day Hikes Around Bozeman by Robert Stone
Now in its fourth edition, the book includes 110 of the best day hikes in a straight-forward, hassle-free guide aimed to get you on the trails. These hikes explore the mountain ranges and valleys that converge around Bozeman, including the Bridgers, Gallatin Canyon, the Spanish Peaks, the Gallatin Range, and Paradise Valley.
Backroads & Byways of Montana by Jeff Welsch & Sherry L. Moore
The Backroads & Byways series is the shortest route a visitor can take to explore like a native. All the suggested drives include choice lodging and dining options, activities, and overview maps. With their insider perspectives, these books provide unique insights into well-known areas that can help you capture the rich flavor of regions explored by a select few.
Wildflowers of Montana by Donald Anthony Schiemann
Wildflowers of Montana, the first comprehensive wildflower field guide devoted entirely to Montana, is brimming with beautiful color photographs of more than 350 plant species.
Birds of Montana Field Guide by Stan Tekiela
Make bird watching in Montana even more enjoyable with Stan Tekiela's famous field guide, bird identification is simple and informative. There's no need to look through dozens of photos of birds that don't live in Montana. This book features 136 species of Montana birds, organized by color for ease of use.