Do I need to take a Hunter Education course?

To purchase or apply for a MT hunting license, any hunter who is born after January 1, 1985 must verify that he/she has completed a course in hunter education from any state or province. There are online as well as … Continued

How can I get a MT hunting license

Once your hunt is booked with us we can take care of the license application process for you. The fees will be paid directly to the State of MT. The draw for a big game license takes place on April … Continued

Where should I stay

For summer trips there are a variety of options close to our location in the Swan Valley. Swan Mountain Outfitters operate ‘Red Owl Retreat’, a VRBO with 2 geodesic domes plus a log cabin on 10 beautiful and peaceful wooded … Continued

How old do my kids have to be to go fishing?

For Walk ‘n Wade and Float Fishing trips, children can participate at ages 5 and up. For fishing that is combined with horseback riding, children should be 7 and up. For overnight or multi-day fishing, please call us so that … Continued

Should I wear a helmet?

While it is not mandatory for adults (18+) to wear helmets, we highly recommend that you do because many horse related falls result in head injuries, regardless of the experience of the rider. If you elect not to wear a … Continued

What about bear attacks?

Since bears are wild animals native to this area, there is always a chance of encountering them on the trail. However, they are not attracted to the horses, they do not seek us out. Since the horses make a lot … Continued

What if I’ve never ridden a horse?

Though some of our trail rides are more difficult than others, we have plenty of trails that are great for beginners. Our experienced wranglers will guide first time riders through every step of the process to make sure they feel … Continued

Can I have a backpack?

Backpacks, fanny packs or any kind of strap around the neck are prohibited on our rides. However, your gear can be carried on the horse. Pommel bags have two pockets that each measure 4 inches wide by 6 inches tall … Continued

What should I wear?

Weather in the mountains can change in the blink of an eye, so it is a good idea to dress in layers (i.e. tank top or t-shirt, long sleeved shirt and a sweatshirt or light jacket). Closed-toe shoes and pants … Continued