Things to do in Ennis and Nearby

There are many other things to do in Ennis, MT. The Madison Valley is home to endless opportunities for outdoor activities, events, shopping, dining and historical attractions.

Outdoor Adventures

  • Rent an inflatable kayak or SUP (Stand Up Paddle Board) from Trout Stalkers and visit Ennis, Wade or Cliff Lake. Or take a dynamic 75-minute SUP Pilates class with our good friend Christine Despres of The Wellness Navigator. Christine is a local Paddlefit Pro Coach and Peak Pilates Instructor that can teach you to standup paddle safely in an hour. Private and group instruction available for beginners and more technical paddlers. 
  • Hike in the Beaverhead National Forest Trails
  • Ride horses in the backcountry with an outfitter
  • Picnic at Ennis, Hebgen, Wade or Cliff Lakes
  • Inner tube the Lower Madison River during the "bikini hatch"
  • Play a round at Madison Meadows Golf Course
  • Drive the Gravelley Range Road
  • Visit Yellowstone National Park
  • Watch a Western Rodeo in West Yellowstone
  • Ski at Big Sky or Moonlight Basin
  • Snowshoe, cross-country ski or snowmobile

Historic Adventures

  • Take a Gold-rush history break in Virginia City and Nevada City
  • Pan for gold in Nevada City
  • Pan for Ruby and Garnets in the Ruby Valley
  • Stop by the Quake Lake Visitors’ Center
  • Explore Lewis & Clark Caverns 

Just for Fun

  • Shop Ennis, Virginia City and Bozeman Main Streets
  • Visit Willie's Distillery. Test the good and take a tour
  • Visit a Western Saloon
  • Watch a movie at the Madison Theater
  • Soak in the warmth at Norris Hot Springs
  • Visit Museum of the Rockies in Bozeman