Recreation

Helena, Montana - PEDS 653 P

Recreation

Helena offers a variety of leisure opportunities:

  • Boating, fishing, swimming or water skiing is easy to access at the nearby Holter, Hauser or Canyon Ferry Reservoirs.   
  • Blue ribbon trout fishing is available on the Missouri River. 
  • Over a thousand miles of trails can be explored on foot or some by bicycle at the Mt. Helena city park or in the adjacent Helena National Forest.  See the links below for trail maps. 
  • In the summer, Helena offers three golf courses:  Bill Roberts Golf CourseGreen Meadow Country Club and Fox Ridge Golf Course
  • For non-traditional golfers, disk golf can be played at the Scratch Gravel Hills, South Hills or Sheep Mountain Golf courses. 
  • Wintertime offers both cross country skiing on the nearby trails and downhill skiing at Great Divide ski hill.  We hope you’ll schedule yourself some spare time.
  • In town activities include dining and shopping in the walking mall, catching a game with theBrewers or Bighorns, or having a beer at the Blackfoot or Lewis and Clark breweries.