Here Are the Best Photography Spots in MT 

There’s no other place quite like Montana. With massive rock formations, gorgeous mountain ranges, mesmerizing hot springs, and mighty rivers, this state is a nature lover’s dream. It’s also an outstanding area to snap one-of-a-kind photos, and we’re here to tell you about some of the best photography spots in MT 

The Wilson Hotel in Big Sky, MT, is conveniently located near some of the best photography spots in Montana. Stay with us and experience the best accommodations around!  

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Check Out the Best Photography Spots in MT 

Wilson Peak 

This stunning summit towers over the Spanish Peaks in the Madison Range. If you’ve visited Big Sky, you’ve probably seen this giant mountain. To reach the top, you’ll hike along Dudley Creek. Keep your eyes peeled for Billie goats! After your climb, you’ll be greeted by panoramic alpine views.  

Lone Mountain 

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The peak of Lone Mountain is the highest scenic overlook in Montana. What’s fantastic about this spot is that even though it’s incredibly high, it can be easily accessed by people of any size or age with Big Sky Resort’s Lone Peak ExpeditionWhen you reach the top, you’ll see three states, two national parks, and the Rocky Mountains!  

Yellowstone National Park 

It’s no secret that Yellowstone National Park is an unbelievable place of natural beauty. Some popular photography locations in the park are Paradise Valley and Lamar Valley. You have an excellent chance of catching glimpse of wildlife here! 

Lava Lake Trail 

This rocky trail begins at the Gallatin River and follows along Cascade Creek. This trail has all the best sights! From lush forests to cascading waterfalls to Lava Lake at the end, this trail is a once in a lifetime adventure.  

Earthquake Lake 

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Often referred to as Quake Lake, this beautiful lake was formed in 1959 when a devastating earthquake occurred. The earthquake caused a landslide of about 80 million tons of rock, an incredible amount of flooding, and about $11 million in damage. Today, Earthquake Lake is a popular area for fishing, tubing, and other outdoor recreation.  

Storm Castle 

The peak of Storm Castle is found in Gallatin National Forest and known as Castle Peak or Castle Mountain. One of the most popular hiking trails in the park starts at Storm Castle Trailhead and will take you to the famous mountain. It’s about five miles roundtrip.  

Ousel Falls Park 

The Ousel Falls Park Trail is perfect for hikers of any skill level. You’ll travel about a mile until you reach a breathtaking waterfall. The trail meanders alongside the South and West Forks of the Gallatin River, crosses over three bridges, and flows through dense forests. When you reach the end, you’ll be greeted by Ousel Falls, the South Fork Overlook, and a picnic table.  

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When you plan your adventures to check out these photography spots in Montana, you’ll need somewhere to make your home base. The convenient location of The Wilson Hotel allows you to embrace the beauty of Big Sky by night and enjoy our comforting guest rooms at nightOur incredible amenities, easy access to all the area’s most exciting activities, and proximity to Yellowstone National Park are just a few qualities that secure The Wilson Hotel as the best place to stay in Big Sky, Montana. 

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