Stage Stop Inn

1005 Main Ave. North • Choteau, MT

(406) 466-5900

Area Attractions

Freezout Lake Bird Migration

Enjoy Choteau, Montana!

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 an hours 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!

Upcoming Event!

FreezeOut Lake Bird Migration
Wild Game Feed

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!
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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.
One of the Top 10 Flyways in United States

An added addition to the high peak birding weekend, The Old Trail Museum’s Wild Game Feed is scheduled for March 22, 2014. The event will be held at the Stage Stop Inn in Choteau beginning at 5:30 pm. 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.

Download the brochure Birding Trails in Montana’s Central Montana PDF)

Outdoor Recreation

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, 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.

Community Events

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.