Things to Do

Golfing

The Beaverhead Golf Course is 9-holes, and 100 acres of grass fairways, bent grass, and large greens with a small creek running through two fairways.  Beautiful poplar, pine, and willow trees line the fairways and greens. The Beaverhead’s practice facility includes a driving range, and spacious putting green. One of the friendliest courses in Southwest Montana, the Beaverhead Golf Course provides a full-service bar, spacious dining room and a large deck for meeting friends and watching the sunset over the Pioneer Mountains!

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Hiking to the “B” and the “M”

The trailhead is along Ten Mile Road/Reeder Street in Dillon.  Your hike could be a short as 30 minutes to 3 hours. Beaverhead Trails Coalition owns 1,114 acres of land on the west edge of Dillon, with 10 miles of trails to enjoy. These trails are for hiking, biking, running and horseback riding. You can enjoy vast views of the Pioneer Mountains to the west and to the east, overlooks Dillon and the Beaverhead River!

Ghost Towns

In Beaverhead County, we have two types of ghost towns:

Well-Preserved Ghost TownBannack State Park - Bannack was First Territorial Capital of Montana and the first Montana gold strike!

Ghost Town RuinsCoolidge in the Beaverhead Deerlodge National Forest - Coolidge was a small town in 1919 created as a silver mining town.  It was named after Calvin Coolidge, who was friends with the founder William R. Allen of the Boston-Montana Development Corporation. By 1923, the silver prices had plummeted and the whole operation was in receivership.

Splash Park | Jaycee Park

Dillon boasts a wonderful summer-time splash park at Jaycee Park at 122 Sebree St. It is clean and full of fun!  Plus, there is a wonderful play park next door!

Fishing & Hunting

Fly fishing in the Beaverhead or Big Hole Rivers is a dream come true for avid anglers! There are too many fishing access sites to name, but visit Frontier Anglers or Big Hole Lodge to get started!

 

For hunting, visit M&M Outfitters to plan that perfect hunting trip.