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Have Dog, Will Travel: Top Dog-Friendly Adventures Around Helena

By Chelsea Paschall Paws Park Close to downtown on North Last Chance Gulch, this dog park located in Centennial Park is a great place to let your dog play free […] Smiling dog in the back of a car with mountain sunset in the background.

Get to Know the Birds of Helena

By Chelsea Paschall While in Helena you can meet with the happy surprise of birding, a free and fun discovery activity. Helena is a part of the Southwest Montana Birding […] Two birds sharing a nut on a tree branch

Helena Welcomes and Celebrates Montana Pride

By Chelsea Paschall Helena is an inclusive community that celebrates all! July 17th-23rd, 2022 a rainbow of activities will be taking place throughout town in celebration of Montana Pride. Join […] Colorful sign Be Who You Are

Finding Helena

Travelers exploring Big Sky Country will discover that Montana’s backroads lead to a town filled with charming western history, Helena. National Park enthusiasts will find themselves along the Rocky Mountain […]

Get Elevated in Helena

Alongside robust offerings for hikers and bikers are rock climbing opportunities. You can prime your skills at the Stonetree Climbing Center and then head onward and upward on mountainsides including […] Black and white picture of a rock climber at the top


Pennsylvanian, Louis Reeder built this quaint collection of tiny row house apartments that once housed miners and, later, single men of varied occupations. At one time some thirty-two one-room apartments […]

Bike Helena's Guide Local Rides

Helena’s home to the finest biking community in Montana. With our abundance of trails, gravel, and smooth pavement Helena invites cyclists of ALL abilities to our community. The mountain bike […]

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Preparing for a Montana Vacation

One thing many first-time visitors to Montana miss is that Montana is a vast state. If you overlay it on the northeast, it will stretch from Washington DC nearly to […] A person hiking on the Continental Divide Trail

Helena Gaels - Local Irish Characters

Guest Blog by Ciara Ryan, Montana History Foundation Thanksgiving Day, 1910, is when one of Helena’s most historic football games was played. Two Montana teams – The Wolfe Tones of […]

Helena Bakeries and Cafés

By Annette Jamieson Fresh bread, crisp pastries and frosted cakes. Who doesn’t love visiting a bakery? Helena has plenty of delicious bakeries with hand-crafted baked goods to satisfy your sweet […]