Go Where the Locals Go!
Discover many of the adventures this historic area has to offer. Fish, Wildlife viewing, golf, hike, hunt, snowmobile, skiing or enjoy our quaint downtown.
Just a short walk from the Stage Stop Inn, you’ll discover shopping, local restaurants, and the historical Old Trail Museum. Also convenient to the Inn, you’ll find our awesome golf course, all weather (day & night) airport, post office and medical facilities.
Within a few minutes drive, you can experience the beauty of our spectacular Rocky Mountain Front. Our friendly staff will help you get acquainted with the area and assist you. So come and enjoy the wide-open spaces of big sky ranching country in Montana!
Plan to attend 2016!
Wild Game Feed & Silent Auction
During the spring migration, tens of thousand of snow geese visit Freezout Lake Wildlife Management Area of Area, between Choteau and Fairfield, 406-467-2646 Google Map It!
An added addition to the high peak birding weekend, The Old Trail Museum’s 2016 Wild Game Feed is scheduled for March 19th, 2016 from 5:30pm to 9pm. The event is held at the Stage Stop Inn. This event includes a no host bar, potluck, silent auction and live auction. The potluck features wild game prepared by some participants but is not limited to just wild game. Please come and enjoy a wonderful evening. All proceeds from this event go to the maintenance and upkeep of the museum. Old Trail Museum
Download the brochure Birding Trails in Montana’s Central Montana PDF)
Freeze Out Lake
Don’t want to miss it! CentralMTVideo
One of the Top 10 Flyways in United States
Located 7 miles south of Choteau is a bird watchers paradise. Each year visitors come from all over the world to view and photograph the snow geese and tundra swans that gather.
Choteau Golf Course
A must to add to your Bucket List! Golf 9 holes while enjoying a GREAT view of the Rocky Mountains. Choteau Golf Course
Choteau Chamber of Commerce
Old Trail Museum
Freezout Lake Wildlife Management Area
The Montana Dinosaur Trail
Teton Pass Ski Resort
Two Medicine Dinosaur Center
Montana Dinosaur Trail
Choteau Golf Course
The Berry Patch Quilt Shop
All you have to do is hike…
Have you dreamed of hiking Montana without the burden of a heavy pack? Dropstone Outfitting is the only outfitter in the 1.5 million acre Bob Marshall Wilderness that caters specifically to guided backcountry foot travel. We offer stock supported hiking trips where all you carry is a small day pack as you explore the peaks and valleys of the Bob Marshall. The trips are accompanied by a small string of pack animals that carry the rest of the gear. Check out their website for trip dates.
PitchFork Steak Fry
Choteau has been serving up the Pitchfork Steak Fry for what seems like a century! At the City Park Pavilion every 4th of July, the Choteau Chamber of Commerce volunteers put out a great western style meal. A tender steak in speared on a “clean” pitchfork and fondued in a pot of vegetable oil. They add the famous “Log Cabin” coleslaw, fried potatoes, western style beans and a brownie for dessert! Beverages are included and you do have a choice of a very large hot dog instead of a steak. Steak Dinner $15 or Hot Dog Dinner $8
Come see the awesome beauty of Ear Mountain and Our Lake. Hike the national forests or go deeper into the Bob Marshall Wilderness complex on a guided horse or backpacking trip. Experience the abundant bird life on Freezout Lake Wildlife Management Area during the spring migration when tens of thousand of snow geese visit.
Are you a snowboarder or skier? Then come and enjoy our local ski resort, Teton Pass Ski Resort, located within an hour of Choteau. Top elevation is 7400 feet and offers 25 downhill runs, cross-country trails as well as snowmobile trails. They have a awesome lodge with lunch from the Lazy Moose restaurant and Waldron Creek bar is open till 4 p.m.
Come and experience Choteau, Montana. Find endless activities to do during our 4th of July bash. Parade, Pitch Fork Steak Fry, fireworks, race events, craft fairs, dances, concerts, rodeo, and more!
Also enjoy the Montana State Old Time Fiddlers Contest, held at the end of July every year, the annual Christmas Stroll and lots more events throughout the year.