Montana vacation on Rock Creek

Montana Adventures

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Things To Do

Fun things to do while vacationing on Rock Creek.

Just a short drive from the cabins, you’ll find awesome places to hike, ride horses, and see wildlife. While a vacation to Rock Creek usually involves fishing,  there is lots to do for non-fishing companions.

We love to hike and find cool things to do. If you are looking for something we do not have listed, send us an email of give us a call. We love to help visitors explore Montana.

Horseback Riding

Spend the day horseback riding in the Rock Creek valley with JM Bar Outfitters. Saddle up and ride through the valley and along the river. Bring a camera along on this scenic adventure. Choose from a two-hour ride on the ranch or a full or half day trip into the mountains.

The horse corrals are only 4 miles from the cabins. Contact Cowboy Jeff to schedule a trail ride at 406-544-5249.

Things to do - Horseback riding on Rock Creek

Missoula Airbnb and VRBO Alternatives

Missoula Airbnb and VRBO Alternative Like many second homeowners, we list our cabins for rent on OTAs (online travel agencies) like Airbnb, HomeAway, and VRBO. It's a big marketplace that offers a variety of rates and accommodations - a one-stop for many travelers. Did you know that convenience costs extra? Booking through an OTA can add a hundred bucks or so to the cost of your trip. Book direct with us and spend that money on a dinner out! It's all about reputation Our reputation is very important to us. [...]

Scenic Road Trips Near Rock Creek Montana

Scenic Day Trips Near Rock Creek There is nothing like a road trip in beautiful country. So if you want to take a break from fly fishing or hiking, try one of these scenic Montana day trips. PHILIPSBURG, MONTANA Here you'll find a classic candy store, gift shops, a brewery, and more. Mine for gems and learn about the history of the town of Philipsburg, Montana. Make it a day trip by heading up the Creek 33. Turn left and cross the Kyle Bohrnsen bridge over Rock [...]

Garden of One Thousand Buddhas

Garden of One Thousand Buddhas Just 20 miles north of Missoula you'll find the Garden of 1000 Buddhas. A place of peace and beauty, the botanical garden is surrounded by mountains and some of the prettiest scenery in Montana. The garden is a center for Tibetan Buddhist studies, retreats and traditional gatherings. Open to the public, the garden hosts more than 2000 visitors per year. Buddhas and Stupas There are 1000 buddhas and 1000 stupas perfectly positioned at the garden. With views of the mountains as the backdrop, is quite [...]

National Bison Range

National Bison Range Just 37 miles north of Missoula, Montana, you'll find the National Bison Range. The preserve lies on 18,500 acres of rolling foothills at the base of the Mission Mountains. In 1908, President Theodore Roosevelt signed legislation authorizing funds to purchase suitable land for the conservation of bison. These grasslands are home to bison, elk, deer, and much more. This is a special place. The wildlife is abundant, the amazing snow-capped Mission Mountains glisten in the sun, and the wide Flathead Valley rolls north toward Flathead Lake and Glacier [...]

Trail 10

Trail 10 Also known as Babcock Mountain Trail 10, the trailhead can be a little deceiving. You'll see the sign for the hiking trail just south of the turn for the Valley of the Moon area near the 2-mile marker on Rock Creek Road. Pull into the turn-out of the river side and park. Easy enough, now where's the trail? As you face the mountain, the land rises sharply in front of you. to the left, and hidden from view by low bushes you'll find the trail that leads from the [...]

Garnet Ghost Town

This well-preserved ghost town lies high in the Garnet Mountains, about an hour from the cabins. Garnet was named for the semi-precious ruby-colored stone found in the area and it was a good place to live. The surrounding mountains were rich in gold-bearing quartz. There was a school, the crime rate was low, and liquor flowed freely in the town’s many saloons.

Learn about the history of this mining community and take in some beautiful Montana scenery on the drive. Garnet Ghost Town was named ‘One Of The Coolest Ghost Towns’ by Travel and Leisure

Garnet Ghost Town

A Carousel For Missoula

A Carousel for Missoula is a volunteer-built, hand-carved carousel in Missoula, Montana, located on the Clark Fork River in Missoula’s downtown Caras Park within walking distance of the historic Wilma Theatre, Jeannette Rankin Peace Center and Osprey baseball stadium. The carousel is accompanied by a volunteer-built park, Dragon Hollow. This is a great spot to bring the family year round.

Downhill Skiing

There are two awesome ski areas close to the cabins. Discovery Ski Area is located in Philipsburg and is a family friendly mountain. In summer, Discovery has a Bike Park on the mountain.

On the outskirts of Missoula lies the Snow Bowl. Spend the day skiing and then return to the cabin and relax by the fireplace.

Discovery Ski area