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Nye Montana

Situated 51 miles northwest of Red Lodge, the town of Nye is a great place to begin your outdoor adventures, with immediate wilderness and waterway access in the Beartooth Mountains. Read More

  • Located 30 miles from Yellowstone and 51 miles from Red Lodge.
  • Explore the trails in Beartooth Wilderness and Custer National Forest.
  • Fish the Stillwater and Yellowstone Rivers and high-country lakes.
  • Services include lodging, dining, shopping and service station.
  • Area wildlife includes Grizzly Bears, wolves, elk, big horn sheep and mountain goats.


A tiny town under a big sky, the sign upon entering Nye, Montana reads, “Entering and Leaving Nye.” Once home to the Crow Indians, and later to 19th century miners, present day Nye has only 200 inhabitants but a wealth of outdoor recreational opportunities.


Nye, Montana is 30 miles north of Yellowstone National Park, on MT-419.


Lodging – Stay at the local hotel, or try a nearby campground.

Dining – Tuck into a steak dinner and sip a beer at the saloon.

Shopping – The trading post, or “Nye Mall," has everything from hardware to sporting equipment to popcorn and movies.

Other Amenities

  • Post Office
  • Service Station/Gas


With Yellowstone National Park 30 miles away, and the Beartooth Wilderness just minutes away, Nye is an ideal starting point for backpacking excursions. For day-hikers, try the 1.5 mile trail to Woodbine Falls, or the 6 mile trail to Sioux Charley Lake.

Cast into the Stillwater River, head into the wilderness for high-country lake and stream fishing, or launch your raft or drift boat into the Yellowstone.

Hunting/Wildlife Viewing
Grizzlies, wolves, mountain goats, big horn sheep, elk and deer can all be found in the Beartooths.

Book a guided raft trip or float your own personal watercraft on an area waterway.


Custer National Forest
Backpack, hike, fish and camp, and be sure to bring your camera for spectacular panoramic and wildlife photos.

Yellowstone National Park
Just 30 miles south of Nye, journey into Yellowstone and visit the hot pots, Yellowstone Lake, Old Faithful, the Lamar Valley and so much more.

Getting Here

Nye, MT is 51 miles northwest of Red Lodge.

Directions from Red Lodge: Travel northwest on MT-78 for 30 miles before turning left onto Nye R/MT-419 and continue for 20.4 miles.