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Sugar, slopes, sanctuary satisfy Red Lodge visitors

Nestled at the base of some of Montana’s highest peaks, Red Lodge is a mountain town with lots of culture and history. From Red Lodge’s historic downtown to the Abasroka-Beartooth Wilderness, art and Western tradition mingle, and there is plenty…

Mom visits and we spend a third day in Red Lodge

On our third day in Red Lodge we paid a visit to the Yellowstone Wildlife Sanctuary (formerly known as the Beartooth Nature Center). Finn checks out the coyotes. Anders with his favorite flower. Playing with stuffed animals. We took a…

Mom visits and we are still in Red Lodge

On our second day in Red Lodge we drove up the Beartooth Highway. Some say it is the most scenic highway in America and I can agree with that. It tops out at over 10,000 feet, which saves a lot…

Mom visits and we go to Red Lodge

My mom came for a visit and we used the opportunity to take a little trip to Red Lodge. Henry had to work, but the boys and I are always up for a little adventure. We arrived in Red Lodge…

(Mostly) camping in Red Lodge

For some reason I thought it would be a good idea to pack up two boys and two dogs and go camping. Henry was in Glacier National Park for three days (filming) and he left the truck with us. I…

Red Lodge Road Trip–Are we there, yet?

Summer makes me want to hit the road, and one of my favorite things to do is explore Montana. Red Lodge is just a few hours from Bozeman, so it makes a perfect overnight getaway. Day 1: Hike and Main…

Drive the Beartooth Scenic Highway from Red Lodge to Cooke City

When driving the Beartooth Highway from Red Lodge to Cooke City (68.7 miles), you’ll pass through sylvan stretches, fragile tundra, alpine lakes, hanging valleys and a landscape that normally takes a day of hiking to get to. Beartooth Highway Here’s…

Hike South Fork Grove Creek Near Red Lodge, Montana

Continuing on the Red Lodge theme, here’s another hike not too far from town. The dirt road from Red Lodge to the trailhead is only about 7.5 miles, but it is a slow drive. Most of the route is pretty…