All of Montana has the deepest pride and affection for Virginia City. No more colorful pioneer mining camp ever existed. Dramatic tales of the early days in this vicinity are legion. Rich placer diggings were discovered in Alder Gulch in the spring of 1863 and the stampede of gold seekers and their parasites was on! Sluices soon lined the gulch and various “cities” blossomed forth as trading and amusement centers for free handed miners. Virginia City, the best known of these and the sole survivor, became the Capitol of the Territory.
The very much alive ghost town, Virginia City, Montana, is frozen in time. It is a remarkably well preserved old west Victorian gold mining town just 20 miles west of Yellowstone National Park (90 miles by road). When the gold ran out, there was still enough left so that homes and businesses were occupied, but there was not enough wealth to remodel the buildings. So it froze, and now represents the whole Victorian era. It is the true and original Old West. It is a gem, held within an incredibly rich area of natural beauty, recreation and history.
Come rediscover Virginia City & Nevada City, Montana!
Know Before You Go Avalanche Awareness
By Moosetrack Megan
Public Comment Open on Proposed Wastewater System Replacement at Lewis & Clark Caverns State Park
By Montana Grant
ICE TIPS #8
FNH-USA (with Colonel Smoothbore)
Ice Baby – Listen to Last Weeks Show 1/19/19
By Kamp Cook
Montana Hunting and Fishing Reports 1/19/19
The F— WORD!!!
MORS on the ROAD!!!
2019 MORS Guaranteed Lures Roadshow in effect TODAY & TOMORROW!
FWP monitors wolf situation in Cooke City
Montana Wolf Harvest Update as of 1.18.19
Yew Bush Responsible for Death of Elk in Idaho again..
There are an abundance of seminars at the Great Rockies Sportshow this weekend!
Montana’s 2nd largest landowners selling 4 ranches (by Brett French)
Central to Eastern MT Fishing Report 1.16.19
Ranger Station Vandalized
105 Year-Old Considered Oldest Hunter in North America
GREAT ROCKIES SHOW in BILLINGS!!!
WANTED!!! A Few Good Fishing Rods!
Get your 2019 MORS Guaranteed Lures this weekend in Billings!
Georgetown Lake Fishing on 1.13.19
Lower Madison River Fishing Report by Fins & Feathers 1.15.19
There’ll be an Abundance of Seminars at the Great Rockies Sportshow in Billings