Don't miss the amazing wildlife in the National Bison Range in Montana!
We headed out of Missoula heading north on 93. We weren't 30 minutes en-route until we saw the sign for
|A Bison relaxes by the side of the road|
The Montana Bison Range is a beautiful wide open area of land set aside by the government nearly a century ago. There is a 20 mile smooth dirt road that you drive through the area. For a gravel road, it is generally pretty smooth. There were also very few people when we were there so it made for a nice drive. There are a few small places to walk, but there is no hiking in the Montana National Bison Range and you are not
|Expansive views in the National Bison|
We saw tons of Bison. A few of them even right up close sitting near the road. Giant herds off in the distance, playing in the fields...it was quite the sight. Then there were plenty of pronghorn antelope, deer and a couple of bighorn sheep. The highlight of our trip to the Bison Range was without a doubt getting to see a mama black bear and her two cubs. We sat and enjoyed
|Sow black bear cruising in the Bison Range|
If you're in the area, spending a couple hours in the National Bison Range in Montana is certainly time well spent.
|Pronghorn antelope, National Bison Range, Montana|
|Bull Bison, close up and personal!|
|Another shot of the black bear from across the field|