Butte Montana

Discover Butte Montana

Off Campus Opportunities

A Historic, Vibrant City

Butte is one of Montana's most iconic cities and is known for its rich history, beautiful architecture and the most friendly people you will find anywhere.

Montana Tech is located in the heart of southwest Montana at the junctions of Interstates 90 and 15 with an abundance of outdoor opportunities.

  • Hundreds of miles of maintained trails - including the Continental Divide Trail - minutes from campus
  • Some of the best and most accessible mountain biking trails in Montana
  • World-class fly-fishing 15 minutes from campus
  • Discovery Ski Area 45 minutes away. Unlimited backcountry & cross country skiing in the immediate area around Butte.
  • Outstanding hunting opportunities on thousands of acres of surrounding public land.
  • Winter Adventures are abundant including cross-country skiing on groomed or ungroomed trails, downhill skiing, snowmobile, snowshoeing, ice fishing, fat biking on groomed and ungroomed trails, indoor or outdoor ice skating including the High Altitude Skating Center, or capture photos of majestic scenery, winter brings great opportunities to enjoy the outdoors in Southwest Montana.

Visit our Outdoors pages to learn more about recreational opportunities »

Butte Chamber of Commerce » [external site]

Butte Elevated » [external site]

Community Profile » [12 page non-accessible PDF]