Explore more Backroad to Yellowstone – The Loop

When you’re rolling down the Backroad to Yellowstone, consider spending time exploring The Loop – a winding band of highways that connecting some of Southwest Montana’s best towns.Explore more Backroad to Yellowstone – The Loop

The Loop is a culture and lifestyle guide that gives anyone who picks it up a glimpse into locals’ lives … while suggesting ways to enjoy all Southwest Montana has to offer on your way to Yellowstone National Park.

The Loop starts in Whitehall, located along I-90. From there, you have two options – head southwest to Twin Bridges and on to Sheridan, Alder, Virginia City and Ennis, or make your way southeast and visit Three Forks, Harrison, Pony and Norris before rolling into Ennis on your way to the park.

In the summer 2016 edition alone, we suggest easy hikes and scenic drives.  We teach you how to fly fish on your own and identify wildflowers.  We also toss in a hearty dash of history about the area – the wild west was real here!


The Madisonian Newspaper

The Madisonian, Montana’s oldest continuously publishing weekly paper has been in print since 1873. In addition to publishing a weekly paper, twice a year the team at The Madisonian puts out a magazine: The Loop.  If you’re from the area, pick up the latest edition of the magazine to get a sense of the place we call home.   And if you’re just visiting our perfect slice of Montana, we hope the publication convinces you to stay awhile and explore what The Loop has to offerExplore more Backroad to Yellowstone – The Loop.

You should be able to find The Loop on any newsstand around Southwest Montana. If you’re having trouble tracking one down, call The Madisonian at 406-682-7755 and we can point you in the right direction.  Or if you’re in Ennis, swing by our office, located at 65 N MT HWY 287.

Summer is the season to get outside and seek adventure – let us help you do just that.



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