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There's so much to do - you have to get out there and Live Life Large!

 

Whether you are here for the afternoon, the weekend or longer, you will find so much to do and see, that we know you will want to come back and see us again!  

See below a listing of some great things to do while you are here.  If you want a local's view of some of the BEST ways to experience our area, try:

What To Do For an Afternoon
What To Do For a Day

 

 

  • Art Spot/Bohn’s Bones Art Gallery

    Since 2012, Bohn's Bones Art Gallery has been providing Phillips County, Montana, with a view into the fine arts, paintings and sculptures, that reside in their own back yard!  Local Artists from surrounding counties have also added their flavor.  Phillips County Crafters provide handcrafted Montana flavor to their woodcrafts, knitting, crocheting,…
  • Bowdoin National Wildlife Refuge

    Bowdoin National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) is just 7 miles east of Malta on Old Highway 2. It provides habitat for a variety of wildlife species including 263 species of birds, over 26 species of mammals, and several species of reptiles, amphibians, and fish. Activities such as photography, hiking, bicycling, cross-country…
  • Charles M. Russell Wildlife Refuge

    In and of itself, the Charles M. Russell National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) is over 120 miles long and encompasses over 2,000 square miles, which makes it bigger than Rhode Island and Delaware. A car tour route begins just north of the Fred Robinson Bridge south of Malta. It takes the…
  • Fishing

    Fish, Wildlife, & Parks Region 6 Headquarters 54078 US HWY 2 W Glasgow, MT 59230 Phone: (406) 228-3700 Fax: (406) 228-8161 Official Website Anglers target walleye, northern pike, perch and small mouth bass in the Milk River, and the Missouri River both offer great fishing. Nelson reservoir  located east of Malta…
  • Fort Belknap Indian Reservation

    Fort Belknap Indian Reservation is homeland to the Gros Ventre (Aaniiih) and the Assiniboine (Nakoda) Tribes. Fort Belknap Indian Reservation is located forty miles south of the Canadian border and twenty miles north of the Missouri River, which is the route of the Lewis and Clark Expedition. Fort Belknap Indian…
  • Great Plains Dinosaur Museum and Field Station

    The Great Plains Dinosaur Museum and Field Station showcases many of Montana's finest dinosaur specimens: "Roberta," an adult Brachylophosaurus remarkably well preserved; "Ralph," a new species of long-necked sauropod; "Giffen," Montana's first stegosaurus; "Peanut," a young Brachylophosaurus; and "Leonardo," a rare mummy dinosaur listed in the "Guinness Book of World…
  • Hi-Line Drag Strip and Phillips County Motor Sports

    Its fast action and record-setting paces are the highlights of this IHRA sanctioned drag strip located on the south edge of Malta, just off US 191 near the National Guard Armory. This short track is popular among drivers and fans for its record times, spectacular views, and accommodations. Weekend races…
  • Hunting

    Land Access Montana Fish, Wildlife, and Parks (FWP) Management Region Region 6 Block Management Program 54078 US HWY 2 W Glasgow, MT 59230 Phone: (406) 228-3700 Region 6 has about 275 ranches enrolling about 1.2 million acres in Block Management. These areas offer excellent opportunities to hung whitetail and mule…
  • Huntley School House

    Saco is located 27 miles east of Malta on US Highway 2. Chet Huntly, renowned newscaster, attended the now restored school house. We welcome to visit their website for additional information. Official Website
  • Little Rockies Mountains

    Visit the historic and picturesque "island mountains" and communities of Zortman and Landusky, south of Malta 45 miles off US Highway 191. Full services are available in Zortman and much of the area is accessible public land. Enjoy hiking, bird and wildlife viewing, fossil hunting, gold panning, hunting and fishing,…
  • Malta Trails – Hiking and Walking Trails and Community Excursions

    Malta Trails has been promoting healthy lifestyles and fitness in Phillips County since 2010. The Malta Trails mission statement is ‘Creating a healthy community, one trail at a time. In 2011 the first trail was completed with all community donated materials, equipment and labor. Located in trafton Park, the Trafton Trail…
  • Marian Hills Golf Course

    Marian Hills is a challenging Par 36, 9-hole public course located on the south edge of Malta just off US Highway 191. The Tin Cup Bar and Grill, driving range, and club and cart rentals are available. Marian Hills Golf Course Phone: (406) 654-5527 Facebook Page
  • Phillips County Museum and H.G. Robinson House & Gardens

    The museum and adjacent, recently renovated, historic home with beautiful gardens are easily found on Highway 2 East in Malta. 2009 renovations have transformed the museum's primary exhibit area and visitors will have new experiences within the life-size replicas of a cowboy bunkhouse, one-room schoolhouse, church, and mercantile. Authentic artifacts…
  • Shopping, Shopping, Shopping!

    Shopping in Malta and Phillips County - So much in such a small space, you have to check it our for yourself!   If you don't see something you need, ask your merchant!  They will be happy to help you find or order your specific item. Click the image below…
  • Sleeping Buffalo Hot Springs

    The only Hot Springs along Montana’s northern tier, Sleeping Buffalo Hot Springs has attracted bathers from North Dakota, Saskatchewan and all of Montana since the 1920’s. The source of Sleeping Buffalo’s hot water is a 3,200 ft. deep well that produces more than 900 gallons per minute of 108 degree…
  • Trafton Park

    Located just north of the Malta Rest Stop and the rail underpass in Malta is a public park with primitive camping, water, picnic shelters, and BBQ grills. Overnight parking is allowed for a small fee. Adjacent to the park area is Trafton Arena, which hosts traditional rodeo events during the…
  • What to Do for An Afternoon

    Do you only have a few hours in our area?   Lunch, Shopping and History:   Start out having lunch at our Great Northern Hotel.  The Oriental Chicken Salad is a local favorite, as is the GN melt.  You may want to walk around the lobby, dining room, and lodge room after…
  • What To Do For the Day

    If you get to spend a whole day in our area, here are some of our residents' favorite things to do.   Zortman and South County Exploration Get up early, because you have a full day ahead of you.  Head down highway 191 South for about 45 minutes and you will…
  • Wildlife – American Prairie Reserve

    Established in 2004, the Reserve provides outstanding scenery and a sense of the wide open. Herds of elk, deer, pronghorn, and bison once roamed these grasslands in great numbers. Now the Reserve is restoring wildlife across its lands to create a functioning ecosystem and for public enjoyment. Resident and migrating…