Summer Activities in Big Sky, Montana
Moonlight Basin, located in Big Sky, Montana, is surrounded by the best of what Montana has to offer – from nature hikes in our backyard, braving the whitewater of the scenic Gallatin River, or watching Old Faithful and wildlife in Yellowstone National Park. Only 30 miles away, the Park offers countless geologic wonders and wildlife as varied as bison, grizzly bears, wolves, and elk.
Let our knowledgeable Guest Services team assist you with selecting the activities and events guaranteed to create lasting memories of your trip to Moonlight Basin and Big Sky, Montana. For more information, call (406) 995-7600 or email email@example.com.
Moonlight Basin Activities
Looking for a unique experience to highlight your visit to the Big Sky? Book a horseback ride with Cedar Mountain Corrals at Moonlight Basin. Explore trails that previously have never been accessible to the public on horseback, including Lee Metcalf Wilderness, Beehive Basin, North Fork drainage, and Bear Basin.
Cedar Mountain Corrals opens for the summer June 1.
Explore Moonlight Basin’s Hiking & Biking Trails
Explore our 16 miles of breathtaking public summer trails by foot or bicycle, including the Ulery’s Loop and Madison Loop trails. Ulerys Loop is a scenic 3.9 mile loop that starts at the Moonlight Lodge and wraps around Ulery’s Lake. The 4 mile Madison Loop is specifically designed for mountain biking, and features fun, rolling terrain. (No motorized vehicles are allowed on Moonlight Basin Trails)
Contact our Guest Services Team for maps, recommendations and safety tips at (406) 995-7600 or visit them in the Moonlight Lodge.
Moonlight Basin is home to many wild and woolly creatures, like bears and moose. Always be alert and prepared when exploring trails- carry bear spray and water, make noise, and never hike alone.
Click here for a printable version of the Moonlight Basin 2012 Hiking Trail Map.
Treat yourself to a first-class luxury experience at the Moonlight Spa
In our exclusive Moonlight Spa, guests revel in tranquil treatments, blissful spa packages and the exceptional skill of our spa therapists. Sink into your own spa vacation: choose from invigorating facials, soothing massages, or sumptuous all-day spa packages featuring scrubs, body wraps, and more. Allow Moonlight Basin’s welcoming, professional staff to create your ideal spa vacation, with personally tailored treatments and divine package ideas.
Moonlight Spa will open for the Summer Season on June 24: 9am-7pm daily
Make a splash with a Pool & Fitness Pass
There’s nothing like relaxing poolside on a warm summer day- especially a poolside that comes with a breathtaking view of Lone Mountain! With daily, weekly and monthly Pool & Fitness passes available, you’ll have access to Moonlight’s spectacular pool & waterfall hot tub, lockers and fitness facilities.
Big Sky offers a wide range of activities to enjoy and explore. Please contact our Guest Services team at (406) 995-7600 or firstname.lastname@example.org for help planning these and other great activities on your Montana vacation!
No trip to the Big Sky area would be complete without a visit to Yellowstone National Park. The World’s first national park, Yellowstone is home to over 10,000 thermal features, most notably the world famous Old Faithful geyser, as well as 400 species of animals including elk, moose, grizzly bears, and bison. Take a drive around the grand loop road and experience many of the main attractions the park has to offer. If you are feeling a bit more adventurous, explore some of the thousands of miles of hiking trails the park has to offer.
Big Sky Resort’s Basecamp
Big Sky Resort’s Basecamp is located just 2 miles from Moonlight Basin, and offers a variety of fun family-friendly activities like ziplining, scenic lift rides, a high ropes course, bungee trampoline and more!
Basecamp opens June 8. For reservations and more information click here.
Montana offers some of the best world class, blue ribbon fly fishing in the world – and Moonlight Basin is located in the heart of all the action! Our informative Guest Services team can offer recommendations on surrounding rivers or introduce you to a local fishing guide who can show you his/her favorite spots. Custom clinics and guided fishing trips are available.
Hikes In and Around Big Sky
Montana is known for its wide open landscapes, beautiful wildflowers and abundant wildlife viewing, and there is nothing quite like experiencing those things while hiking. Whether you are looking for a vigorous workout or a relaxing stroll, the the Big Sky area and Gallatin Valley offer miles of trails for you to explore. Take advantage of our gorgeous summer weather, experience Montana’s awe-inspiring outdoors and don’t forget your camera!
Whitewater Rafting & Kayaking
Get soaked! Enjoy scenic views and sensational rapids along the Gallatin River as you float through paradise. Whitewater rafting makes for an unforgettable journey! Or, give kayaking a try on the Gallatin River on your own or with a guide. Go with the flow as you navigate regional placid streams or whitewater rapids.