Welcome to Philipsburg, Montana!
Philipsburg, Montana is a great place to visit any time of the year. This fabulous area offers a chance for a person to unwind or indulge in some of the many activities southwest Montana has to offer. Whether you are visiting for a day, a week or a lifetime, you're sure to be enchanted with the historic charm and endless scenic beauty of Philipsburg.
A visit to Philipsburg, Montana is a great addition to your Yellowstone National Park or Glacier National Park vacation. In fact, about three and a half hours from Gardner, MT (Yellowstone National Park's North Gate) or West Yellowstone, MT (Yellowstone National Park's West Gate) or about four hours from West Glacier, MT or Browning, MT (the west and east ends of Glacier National Park's "Going to the Sun Highway," respectively), Philipsburg, Montana makes a great way point between the two National Parks for an overnight stay in a quiet Montana mountain town.
The Philipsburg area is a geologically rich with large mineral deposits, over 75 named lakes and reservoirs and is full of interesting history. In the heart of Montana sapphire country, Philipsburg boasts several opportunities for panning for your own Montana sapphires at any one of several shops in town, or exploring old Montana silver and gemstone mines in the surrounding mountains and ghost towns.
A drive down Montana Highway 1 may have you following a cattle drive or counting deer on the hillsides. Maybe you prefer a local micro-beer and a good burger after a hard day skiing. The choices are yours and our small town charm will help make the most of your visit to Philipsburg, Montana.