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Contact Numbers:
What are some useful telephone numbers in Red Lodge?

Travel Tips:
Where is Red Lodge?
Where are the closest airports and distances?
What's the best way to get around Red Lodge?

Facts & Tidbits:
What is the population of Red Lodge?
What is the elevation in Red Lodge?
What makes the town so special?
Are there any movies that feature the area?

Activities & Attractions:
What are some stats on Red Lodge Ski Area?
What are the most popular summer and winter activities in Red Lodge?
What are some of the best events held in Red Lodge?

 

 

 

Contact Numbers:

What are some useful telephone numbers in Red Lodge, Montana?
Red Lodge Chamber: (888) 281-0625
Cooke City Chamber: (406) 838-2495
Yellowstone National Park: (307) 344-7381
Custer National Forest: (406) 657-6200
Road Info: 1-800-226-7623 or Montana Road Info
Ski Areas: Red Lodge Mountain (800) 444-8977

Travel Tips:

Where is Red Lodge?
Red Lodge is located in southern Montana close to the Wyoming border and next to the northeast entrance to Yellowstone National Park.

Where are the closest airports and distances?
The closest airport is the Red Lodge Airport, but it only serves private or chartered flights. Billings Airport (BIL) is just 59 miles from Red Lodge and offers direct flights to Seattle, Los Angeles, Phoenix, Salt Lake City, Denver, Orlando, Atlanta, and Minneapolis/St. Paul. Cody Airport (COD) is located 65 miles from Red Lodge with direct flights from Denver and Salt Lake City. More on Local Airports.

What's the best way to get around Red Lodge?
Travelling through Red Lodge is easiest by car and rental agencies available include Budget, Hertz and Thrifty. Taxi service and shuttle services are also available. Car rental info.

Facts & Tidbits:

What is the population of Red Lodge?
Red Lodge has a year-round population of 2,177.

What is the elevation in Red Lodge?
5,568 feet.

What makes the town so special?
With a history in coal mining, bootlegging, and Native American culture, Red Lodge is a small and remote gateway town for visiting Yellowstone National Park, but also offers superb skiing and winter recreation.

What are some stats on Bridger Bowl Ski Area?

     

  • Red Lodge Ski Resort is open from late November through mid April.
  • 8 Lifts
  • 1690 Skiable Acres
  • Elevation 7,016 and Vertical Drop 2,400 feet
  • Average Snow 250"

What are the most popular summer and winter activities and attractions in Red Lodge?

Visitors flock to the area in the summer for fly fishing, hiking, biking, and horseback riding. Winter months are great for skiing and snowmobiling.

What are some of the best events held in Red Lodge?


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