• Up to 4 guided hikes per day
  • 2 Hours

Get acquainted with Mother Nature during your Big Sky stay. Peace of mind will return the moment you pull on your hiking boots and explore the miles and miles of trails in Gallatin National Forest or close neighbor Yellowstone National Park. Right at the resort, you can select the easier route by taking our scenic lift ride up the mountain and then enjoy a leisurely hike down to the base on our self-guided nature trails, or explore the area and find one of The World's 10 Greatest Hikes, such as Beehive Basin. Wildflowers, roaring streams, distant snowclad peaks, and clean, crisp mountain air all surround you while hiking at Big Sky Resort.

Explore Big Sky Resort's hiking trails, spanning over 16 miles of rolling trails through forest, wetlands, wildflowers. You're sure to have beautiful vistas along the way.

Concerned of hiking by yourself? Basecamp can organize a hiking guide to help show you around our gorgeous Mountains, taking in the scenery as well as pointing out the Rocky Mountains Flora and Fauna. Our Basecamp Guides carry Bear Spray and are educated in Wildlife Awareness to provide peace of mind while you explore the great outdoors!

Be sure to stop in Big Sky Sports in the Mountain Mall or Basecamp for maps and advice. The Concierge will also be able to provide Summer Trail Maps and information about the surrounding area.

Guided Hikes

Enjoy a hike with an experienced local guide. Pick the length that is right for you! You and your guide will determine the best route for your interests. Ride up the Explorer chair lift and wander down the Huckleberry Trail or take a relaxing stroll around the shore of Lake Levinsky. Ride up the Swift Current chair lift and hike down, hike up and ride the lift down, or hike out and back along the Moose Tracks Trail. Price is for two people, $10 per additional person.

Product Rates
1 Hour Guided Hike $45
2 Hour Guided Hike $85

Please add 3% tax to all rates.

Trail Etiquette

This is a multi-use trail system (motorized vehicles and horses not allowed). Bikers must yield to hikers. Pets must be under control at all times. Please clean up after your pet. Smoking is prohibited.

Leave No Trace

Be sensitive to your surroundings. Wet trails are vulnerable to erosion and damage. Stay on existing trails, respect signage, and please pack out your trash.

Plan Ahead 

Know your equipment, your ability, and the area in which you are traveling. Be prepared and carry the necessary gear for changes in weather and other conditions.

Be Bear Aware

Are you prepared to avoid one? Be alert, make noise, carry bear spray, avoid hiking alone, and do not run. For more information and tips, read about Bear Safetey on the Montana Fish, Wildlife, and Parks website.


Enjoy the mountain scenery while searching for Buried Treasure! Geocaching is a real world, outdoor treasure hunting game using GPS enabled devices. Participants navigate using a specific set of GPS coordinates and then attempt to find the geocache hidden at that location. Download a GPS app on your smartphone and watch as your family turns into pirate adventurers, searching for hidden treasure.

  • Stage 1 (Stages of a Mulitcache) - N 45° 17.211 W 111° 24.281
  • Stage 2 (Stages of a Multicache) - N 45° 17.162 W 111° 24.305
  • Stage 3 (Stages of a Multicache) - N 45° 17.021 W 111° 24.215
  • Stage 4 (Stages of a Multicache) - N 45° 17.021 W 111° 24.207
  • Stage 5 (Stages of a Multicache) - N 45° 16.919 W 111° 24.232

During the summer season, access to the Big Sky Resort for recreational purposes is free of charge. A lift ticket is required to ride the chair lifts, but lift tickets do NOT create access to Big Sky Resort.