Our Favorite Montana Tour Guides
(Silver Gate,Cooke City, MT)
Lamar Valley Touring | 406-321-3167
Lamar Valley Touring provides Year Round Wildlife Watching, Wolf Focused Tours, Photography Tours and Guided Hikes with Local Professionals in Yellowstone National Park’s famous Lamar Valley. Lamar Valley, known as “America’s Serengeti” is the most famous wildlife viewing area in North America. World renown for its remarkable Wolf and Grizzly Bear activity, a host of species including the iconic American Bison, Pronghorn and a diverse variety of Birdlife also call Lamar Valley home. Located one mile outside of the Northeast Entrance to Yellowstone, Lamar Valley Touring is the closest tour company to Lamar Valley. Offering year round experiences including Private Full Day Wildlife Watching, Wolf Watching, Photography, Sunrise and Sunset Tours, Guided Hikes, Snowshoeing and Multi Day Custom Tours. Founder and naturalist Audra Conklin Taylor is a wildlife advocate and educator, focused primarily on animals but also teaching “all things Yellowstone”. She is a graduate of the International Guide Academy, and is Wilderness First Aid and Leave No Trace Certified. Audra has led trips for people from all over the world, from ages 2-92, and takes pride in practicing the highest standards of environmental ethics while touring. She loves her work and states, “Every person should visit Yellowstone at least once in their lifetime and it’s my heartfelt joy when I can be a part of their experience.” Please contact Audra at 406.321.3167, email [email protected], or simply click on the link below to plan an adventure of a lifetime in Yellowstone National Park!
Rocky Mountain Rotors | 406-579-9312
Open all year round, Rocky Mountain Rotors is your best choice for air tours, photo flights and charter flights in Montana, Wyoming, and Idaho. Our pilots are some of the most experienced mountain pilots in the region. We offer clean, comfortable helicopters in 5 different sizes to meet your needs. Whether you're interested in snapping a few aerial pictures or professionally capturing one of America's most beautiful parks or you're interested in exploring the Rockies with a helicopter tour we're here to deliver a unique experience for you. We will show you the lay of the land and help you experience the Rockies like never before. The greater Yellowstone ecosystem is one of the most beautiful, complex and alluring ecosystems in the world, home to natural formations, plants and animals that are unlike anything you've ever seen before. The opportunity to snap photographs from up high and experience this area from an aerial perspective is something everyone should put on their bucket list. Rocky Mountain Rotors is here to deliver uncompromising quality when it comes to serving your unique needs. We are also a certified 135 Charter provider. We have a depth of experience in offering both private and commercial charters and can tailor your flight to encompass exactly what you need.
Bear Gulch Pictographs | 406-428-2439
Located in the heart of beautiful Central Montana, Bear Gulch Pictographs provides outstanding tours of incredibly well-preserved Native American pictographs and petroglyphs in Bear Gulch. Nested in the foothills of the gorgeous Little Snowy Mountains on our family owned cattle ranch, our tours are not only fascinating, but the scenery is absolutely breathtaking no matter what time of year. Our tours into Bear Gulch leave daily at promptly 10 am, and our season runs from May 15th thru September 15th. However, out of season tours or special times of day can be arranged. We are always very eager to show our visitors these remarkable pictographs and petroglyphs, as well as explain the fascinating history associated with each of them. And if you're with a family, we offer an affordable family rate, and kids 12 and under can join us free of charge! Once our visitors experience these well-preserved pictographs and petroglyphs, and learn about their origin, they’re always extremely glad that they took the time to enjoy our incredible Bear Gulch Pictograph Tour during their Montana vacations. So if you’re interested in Native American Montana History, and would like to see some of the best preserved pictographs and petroglyphs found in the state, then come join us for a fascinating Bear Gulch Pictograph Tour. Your time with us will prove to be one of the most memorable adventures of your entire Montana vacation. 406-428-2439
Copper King Mansion Guided Tours | 406-782-7580
Located in the heart of the Butte's National Historic Landmark District rests the world-famous Copper King Mansion. Built in 1884-1888 by W. A. Clark, one of Butte's famous "Copper Kings" and one of the richest men on earth at the time, this magnificent mansion is an iconic symbol of what was once known as "The Richest Hill On Earth". This remarkable 34 room Victorian home is now a wonderful bed and breakfast as well as a popular tourist attraction where guided tours take visitors on a journey into the past as they walk the halls and rooms of this historic mansion. There is also a fascinating museum! Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Copper King Mansion features elegant parquets of rare imported wood, fresco painted ceilings, ornate hand-carved stairways and fireplaces, stain-glass windows and gas and electric chandeliers. Open all year round, there are 5 elegant bedrooms set aside for the bed and breakfast, each being adorned just as they were when W.A. Clark lived there during the remarkable days of Butte Montana... when copper was king. In fact, you can sleep in W.A. Clark's very own master bedroom! Each morning the bed and breakfast guests are welcome to a full breakfast served in the elegant main dining room. And in addition to being a wonderful bed and breakfast setting, the Copper King Mansion is the perfect place for a wedding or other special event. And during the summer, guided tours of the Copper King Mansion are provided to the public, where visitors can see this amazing home up close and personal, and learn all about its rich history. Tour times from May 1st thru September 30th are 10 am, Noon, 2:00 pm and 3:30 pm. Please arrive 5-10 minutes early. Free child admission with each paying adult if you mention "Enjoy Your Parks". Winter tours are offered from October thru March by appointment only so we can schedule a guide. Please give us as much notice as possible. The tour takes about an hour. Butte, Montana is home to some of the most colorful and fascinating history in the country, and the W. A. Clark Mansion, a.k.a. Copper King Mansion, is at the heart of it all. So during your Montana vacation, come spend the night or take a guided tour of this remarkable mansion... and learn all about one of the most fantastic era's in the history of Montana. Call 406-782-7580 or click on the following link to make your reservations at Butte's Copper King Mansion today.