Experience the Crown

Montana's Crown of the Continent is a world-class gateway to adventure in a place that’s timeless and wild.

Whether you prefer hiking among glaciers, a quiet afternoon of fly fishing or hunting down the best huckleberry milkshake, the Crown of the Content is your Montana destination for adventure.

Things to do

Take your pick of wildlife viewing, backpacking, fly fishing and river rafting to name a few.

Where to go

The Crown offers so many incredible outdoor experiences. Let us help guide you to a few can't-miss places. 

When to go

There’s no bad time to discover wild country in the Crown of the Continent. But depending on how you want to do it, some seasons are better than others.

  • Map and infographics showing the region of the plan, what matters in the Pacific Northwestt (1), what people want in a Northwest Forest Plan (2) and what most voters support in a revised Northwest Forest plan (3). A two page summary of the polls results is below the map and infographics.

  • statewide survey of 600 registered voters in Washington, Oregon and California, with an additional oversample of 200 registered voters in California counties, was conducted by telephone using professional interviewers, including 45% of all interviews conducted via cell phone.

  • “We Can’t Wait: Why we need reform of the federal coal program now,” shows how the industry has been passing on millions in costs every day to the public. The status quo of the program has impacted public lands to the tune of billions of dollars and could multiply if coal companies aren’t held responsible for cleanup as they go bankrupt. Damages due to climate change from mining emissions will cost billions and drinking water for entire cities could be lost to mining or polluted beyond safe drinking levels.