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Montana

Native American

ecotours

OUTDOOR RECREATION SPECIALISTS

Native american cultural History and educational tours

Badger Two Medicine National Forest

Glacier National Park REGION / Blackfeet Indian Reservation area

Hiking - Mountain Biking - Horseback

Day Trips - Overnight

MONTANA NATIVE AMERICAN ECOTOURS

Enjoy an authentic “Native Cultural Experience” while learning about the history and geography of the region.

get away from the crowds!

Where : In the Badger Two Medicine area near East Glacier and Glacier National Park

About: Birthplace of Blackfeet indian creation stories

When: June through September

See the culturally rich Plains Indian lands located south of Glacier National Park west of the Blackfeet Indian Reservation guided by local Blackfeet Native certified guides and state of Montana licensed outfitter # 30072. Enjoy educational interpretive stories of Native culture and history and gain understanding of our culture's past, present, and future.

 

Learn to set uP a traditional blackfeet-style tipi

Stay in our safe protected Native American Indian Tipi Camp

choose from our day trips and Overnight trips with optional fly-fishing or customize your own backcountry adventure with your choice of hiking, mountain biking, or horseback riding!

Family Friendly! We pack in your gear and pack it out!

We are pleased to offer educational affordable day trips and overnight all-inclusive adventures into the Badger Two Medicine area. As you journey into this sacred wilderness, learn from archaeologist, artist, and educator, Tim Ryan, a tribal member of the Salish and Kootenai Tribes of Montana. Tim shares his expertise in ancestral skills, technologies, and traditional ecological knowledge of the tribes of Montana. Tim will use old stories, artifact making, oral histories, and maps to let you experience an indigenous worldview of the wild lands of Montana. You will participate in Native American activities including:

· Artifact making with native plants, stone, bone, and hide

· Native games and wilderness survival skills

· Ethnobotanical plant identification and natural history

You will enjoy either hiking in, riding by horseback, or mountain biking to an authentic Indian tipi camp. Hikers, we will pack in your gear and pack it out. For overnight all-inclusive adventures, we will provide tipis, camping gear (cots, sleeping bags with sanitary and laundered bag liners, pillow cases, pit toilet facilities, etc.), optional fishing gear, and horses. Bring your personal items and fishing license. Exceptional hearty and nutritious meals will be prepared fresh daily with strict sanitary food handling to avoid germ contamination and spoilage. We will accommodate any dietary requests. Blackfeet Outfitters will provide you quality service with everything you need to know in order to have a unique cultural experience. Blackfeet Outfitters will take you through the best routes through the wilderness with the utmost safety in mind. This sacred Badger Two Medicine area is known as the “East side of the Rocky Mountain Front. “ The western boundary is the CDT, Continental Divide Trail, to the north boundary is Glacier National Park, to the south is the famed Bob Marshall Wilderness area, and to the east is the Blackfeet Indian Reservation.

Blackfeet Outfitters offers extended multi-day backcountry trips that includes hikes, mountain bikes, or horseback rides to the Badger Two Medicine National Forest including the Continental Divide Trail. Customize your own backcountry adventure by calling Blackfeet Tours for more details.

Note: We offer “Hiker Drop Camp Service” which includes all gear moved by pack horses to base camp.

Hunting, Fishing, and Packing trips available through Blackfeet Outfitters. Check us out at Blackfeet Outfitters.

 

 

 

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One Day Trip: Hike, Mountain Bike, or Horseback Ride to Tipi Village

  • Description:

    • Blackfeet Outfitters offers family friendly guided day hikes and/or horseback rides to the Two Medicine River tipi camp in the sacred Badger Two Medicine area known as the “East side of the Rocky Mountain Front.” Gain insight into the past way of life, which is significant to the deep-rooted heritage, spiritually and culturally, of the Blackfeet Native Americans.

    • Learn more how to set up a tipi and learn about the tribal customs, history, and stories while experiencing a land resplendent of wildlife, wild flowers, and spectacular scenery.

    • Trip includes: transport to and from trailhead, lunch, guide services, and packing services.

    • Departure will be from East Glacier, Glacier Park Lodge at 8:00 a. m.

    • Children younger than 12 years old may ride horseback at parental discretion.

o   Itinerary:

Itinerary times are approximate and may vary.

·       8:00 a. m. Meet at Glacier Park Lodge, main entrance for client pickup, trip details and gear preparation.

·       9:30 a. m. Journey to Two Medicine River begins

·       Day schedule is flexible with cultural tours, native games, or crafts.

·       4:00 p. m. Depart camp for return trip.

·       5:00 p. m.  Arrive back to East Glacier, End of the Trail!

o   Rates:

§  Adults (Ages 13+) $160.00

§  Children (Ages 12 and under) $70.00 (2 discounted children per paying adult).

§  Guided or unguided hiking included

§  Add Mountain Biking Rental: $60.00 per person per day

§  Add Horseback Riding Rental: $80.00 per person per day

§  For horseback riders, maximum weight 250 pounds.

§  Add guided fly fishing (full day $275.00, 1/2 day $225.00 per couple)

§  Fee does not include tags/licenses that are paid directly to the state of Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks. Fishing licenses are available at Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks

 

  • Two Day Trip: Hike, Mountain Bike, or Horseback Ride with Overnight Stay

    • Description:

      • Blackfeet Outfitters offers family friendly guided 2 day, 1 night trip that includes hiking, mountain biking, or horseback riding to the Two Medicine River tipi camp in the sacred Badger Two Medicine area.

      • Gain insight into the past way of life, which is significant to the deep-rooted heritage, spiritually and culturally, of the Blackfeet Native Americans.

      • Learn more about the tribal customs, history, and stories while experiencing a land resplendent of wildlife, wild flowers, and spectacular scenery. 2 days, 1 night

      • Trip includes: transport to and from trailhead, meals (lunch, dinner, breakfast, lunch), guide services, and packing services.

      • Departure will be from East Glacier, Glacier Park Lodge at 8:00 a. m.

      • Children younger than 12 years old may ride horseback at parental discretion.

        • Learn to set up a tipi. (Great for children and adults)

        • Sleep under the big Montana skies

        • Hike and explore with a trained certified, licensed guide

        • Take part in native crafts

        • All meals included

        • Free fly fishing casting lessons

o   Itinerary:

Itinerary times are approximate and may vary.

      • 8:00 a. m. Meet at Glacier Park Lodge, main entrance for client pickup, trip details, breakfast, and gear preparation.

§  9:30 a. m. Journey to Two Medicine River begins

§  First and second day schedule is flexible with cultural tours, native games, crafts, fishing, or hiking.

§  2nd day: 4:00 p. m. Depart camp for return trip.

§  5:00 p. m.  Arrive back to East Glacier, End of the Trail!

    • Rates:

      • Adults- $375.00 (hiking)

      • Children 12 + under - $187.5 (hiking)

§  Add Mountain Biking Rental: $60.00 per person per day

§  Add Horseback Riding Rental: $80.00 per person per day

§  For horseback riders, maximum weight 250 pounds.

§  Add guided fly fishing (full day $275.00, 1/2 day $225.00 per couple)

§  Fee does not include tags/licenses that are paid directly to the state of Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks. Fishing licenses are available at Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks

 

  • Multi-day Backcountry Trip Adventure- Customize your trip!

    • Description:

      • Guided Hiking, Mountain Biking, or Horseback Riding with Overnight Stay in Backcountry Camp.

      • Blackfeet Outfitters offers family friendly guided 2 day, 1 night trip that includes hiking, mountain biking, or horseback riding to the Lonesome Creek Base Camp in the sacred Badger Two Medicine area. Gain insight into the past way of life, which is significant to the deep-rooted heritage, spiritually and culturally, of the Blackfeet Native Americans.

      • Learn more about the tribal customs, history, and stories while experiencing a land resplendent of wildlife, wild flowers, and spectacular scenery.

      • Customize your trip!

      • Trip includes: transport to and from trailhead, meals, guide and packing services.

        • Learn to set up a tipi. (Great for children and adults)

        • Sleep under the big Montana skies

        • Hike and explore with a trained certified, licensed guide

        • Take part in native crafts

        • All meals included

        • Free fly fishing casting lessons

 

    • Itinerary:

Itinerary times are approximate and may vary.

§  8:00 a. m. Meet at Glacier Park Lodge, main entrance for client pickup, trip details, breakfast, and gear preparation.

§  9:30 a. m. Journey to Two Medicine River begins

§  First and subsequent days schedule is flexible with cultural tours, native games, crafts, fishing, or hiking.

§  Last day: 4:00 p. m. Depart camp for return trip.

§  5:00 p. m.  Arrive back to East Glacier, End of the Trail!

    • Rates:

      • Adults- $360.00 (hiking) per day

      • Children 12 + under - $180.00 (hiking)

§  Add Mountain Biking Rental: $60.00 per person per day

§  Add Horseback Riding Rental: $80.00 per person per day

§  For horseback riders, maximum weight 250 pounds.

§  Add guided fly fishing (full day $275.00, 1/2 day $225.00 per couple)

§  Fee does not include tags/licenses that are paid directly to the state of Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks. Fishing licenses are available at Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks

 

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 ·       Gratuities:

o   Gratuities are at your discretion. Direct tipping is recommended. A typical tip for a guide is between 10-20% of your daily rate total for your trip. This total amount is normally split between the outfitter and their staff. Tipping your guide is not required, but is very much appreciated.

 

 

·       Cancellation and Refund Policy:

o   Payments are refundable with 60 days advance written notice. An administrative fee of 15% per person will be charged on all refunds.

o   In the event of cancellation the client may have the option to apply the payment to a future date.

o   There are no refunds due to weather including strong gale force winds, tornados, blizzards, dust storms, flooding, rain, lightning, hail, or ice storms.

o   Trip insurance is recommended to all of our clients to protect them in the event of cancellations.

o   Prices subject to change without notice. 

 

·       Insurance and Licensure:

o   Blackfeet Outfitters, under the authority of the Montana Board of Outfitters, will maintain an outfitters license for the business. 

o   Please email for further information or individual circumstances that we hope to accommodate.

o   info@blackfeetoutfitters.com

o   All guided adventures and fishing trips are offered under Montana State Outfitters License #30072. Alger W. Swingley.

 

Blackfeet Tours
  (406) 450-8420

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