name is derived from the Spanish word montaña, which means mountain. She is also known by several nicknames, including "Big Sky Country", "The Treasure State", "Land of the Shining Mountains" and "The Last Best Place".
Montana is a land of spectacular mountains and plains. From the wondrous geological features of Yellowstone to the majesty of Glacier, Montana's National Parks will inspire and astound you. You'll see an abundance of wildlife - antelope, elk, moose, mountain goats, bighorn sheep, eagles, trumpeter swans, bears, wolves, and more.
Visitors will also enjoy adventure and excitement in the Old West by seeing the historic mining camps of Virginia City
, Nevada City
, and more.
Montana has something for everyone, providing memories you will never forget.