As the chill of winter dissipates and the seasons begin to change in Big Sky, Montana, an entirely new world of adventures opens its doors. We'll help you uncover all the best Big Sky summer activities! With all of Gallatin County’s best restaurants, events, and attractions, our artfully crafted guide is the only thing that stands between you and the Montana getaway of your dreams! 

Experience the Very Best of Summer in Big Sky

Big Sky Summer Activities

Big Sky is the perfect destination for the adventurous spirit. Whether you want to reconnect with nature on one of the area’s picturesque hiking trails, like Ousel Falls, or embark on a guided whitewater rafting tour down the Gallatin River, an unforgettable experience is always waiting! 

fly fishing

Explore Yellowstone in Summer

One of the best parts about making The Wilson Hotel your home base during your vacation is that you’re less than an hour away from Yellowstone National ParkTake a road trip and discover why this one-of-a-kind park is like nothing you’ve ever seen before. Staggering mountain peaks, natural lakes, fascinating wildlife, and miles of explorable terrain are calling your name! Whether it’s with a guided tour or on a solo expedition, exploring the unrivaled beauty of Yellowstone in the summer is an absolute must. Here are the best things to do in the park in the summer: 

Fishing in the Gallatin River


Here in Big Sky, summer storms are frequent and are often short-lived, so you shouldn’t let the weather hold you back too much. If you’re looking for some things to do that vary from outdoor recreation, Big Sky offers many ways that you can have an exciting day, even if the sun isn't shining: 

Beer being poured at brewery

Summer Events and Festivals

The fun never stops during summertime in Big Sky! This season offers an impressive number of exciting events and festivals. Join the fun at one of these seasonal events: 

Please Note: Be sure to check out the official website for each event to stay updated with the latest information and schedules.  

Farmers Market Kale Woman


Embrace the thrill of Gallatin County by day and enjoy the comfort of The Wilson Hotel by night. Our luxurious hotel is the perfect place to rest your head after your exhilarating Big Sky adventures. Our gorgeous guest rooms and suites feature incredible amenities and stunning mountain views, all working together to present our guests with a five-star lodging experience. Refined mountain living is just one click away! 

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Two Bedroom Suite The Wilson Hotel