Darn it, I thought as we approached the turn off to Moise and noticed snow on the mountains of the National Bison Range. I had a hunch that the Red Sleep Drive would be closed, but it wasn’t confirmed until we arrived at the visitor’s center where a ranger told us that 3 inches of […]
When I first looked at the month of May, I thought it rather uneventful. On second look, I realized just how special it was. We started preparing our plot at the Community Garden and planted some tomato plants, even though I thought it still a bit too early. A late spring snowfall blanketed the garden […]
Awesome video footage of a bison scratching his back on a cable at the National Bison Range. Like us on facebook!
The Red Sleep Drive of the National Bison Range opened May 11th, the Saturday before Mother’s Day. As a rule, we visit the range in May and this year was no exception. After spending approximately an hour at the Ninepipes Museum in Pablo, where we learned about the history of the area, we arrived at […]
Although I knew the views would be lovely and the Mission’s spectacular, the thought of our annual drive to Moise and the hours and hours of driving around the National Bison Range didn’t thrill me. I hated to think that I was getting cynical about this national treasure, but then I realized it wasn’t the […]
For the 7th spring in a row, the National Bison Range wowed us with its wildlife and scenery. The drive south on Hwy. 93 along Flathead Lake was stunning. The weather was perfect and we stopped to find a few geocaches along the route. The caches were fun and unique and aren’t likely to fade from […]
Before I rattle on about our trip to the zoo (Montana style), I would like to thank Blogger for honoring me with Blog of Note yesterday. I was at Costco all morning having my winter studded tires changed over to my summer ones. When I returned, I checked my email and found that Angie had […]
Wildlife and scenery at the National Bison Range. Read Ticks, Elk, Buffalo, and More!
Opening Day at the National Bison Range After a long winter and waiting for the snow to melt, it was finally opening day of the Red Sleep Mountain Drive at the National Bison Range. After driving past the cerulean waters of Flathead Lake, the largest natural, freshwater lake West of the Mississippi River, we headed […]