This Beautiful Montana Wilderness Trail Takes You Through Paradise

Sometimes you just need to get away from it all, even in Montana.

You’ll find the Lee Metcalf Wilderness in the southwest portion of the Treasure State, which consists of 259,000 acres distributed across the Madison Mountain Range. The wilderness has four separate units, including the Bear Trap Canyon Wilderness, which is the first designated wilderness area operated by the Bureau of Land Management.

Whether you see it on foot or from a raft, the Bear Trap Canyon is a beautiful part of the Lee Metcalf Wilderness area. Here are some other underrated gems in Montana.