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Address: Missoula, MT 59807
Phone Number: 406-549-9777
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Montana's popular ski area features the "Paradise," a three-mile...

Montana's popular ski area features the "Paradise," a three-mile long scenic trail, and the "Grizzly," which drops skiers 2,000 vertical feet through steep terrain. Beginners will find slim pickings, but the pros will have a blast with the numerous offerings at this 950-acre skiers' haven.

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The view of the valley from the top of the ski lift

Drove up and all over the place. What beauty! I think I'd like to see it in the winter! Maybe I'll visit my grandson in the winter next time1

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 12, 2015
Collbran, Colorado
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37 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Sidney, Illinois
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18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Usually, each winter I head for Big Sky Country to see friends and to ski. Montana Snowbowl is easy to get to, just off exit 101 on Interstate 90 north of Missoula, Montana. The lift ticket is 1/3 to 1/4th the price of a ticket in Colorado and major ski areas in the west. Furthermore, there is easy access to... More 

Thank Megaphone_Jeff
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198 reviews
52 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great little mountain with excellent food. The food is a great deal and tasty. In the bar they have a wood fire pizza that you should get. I also demoed skies and had great treatment there too. Wish we lived closer everyone we met were friendly and welcoming.

Thank MomFromOrondo
Missoula, Montana
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28 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015

We ski here during the winter and always make at least one trip during the summer for pizza. This year we went zip-lining and had a blast! The skiing is more intermediate and advanced than beginner. There are several nice beginner runs though. The view from the top is amazing! In the summer the chair ride is fun and you... More 

Thank stlolo
Missoula, Montana
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43 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

This is a great place to visit in the summer. Take the lift to the top, and then either ride it back down or hike down. The Last Run Inn has easily the best pizza in Missoula, and you can sit outside and enjoy a cold beer too.

Thank MontanaProf
Collbran, Colorado
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

Drove up and all over the place. What beauty! I think I'd like to see it in the winter! Maybe I'll visit my grandson in the winter next time1

Thank AnnieA81624
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

We went to Snowbowl this past Saturday for a zipline tour. I was nervouse at first but the staff worker with each rider to insure that they were not nervous or apprehensive. The first zipline is for pratice. from there it is about a 15 minute hike up to the upper zipline. There are a total of four ziplines..tour took... More 

Thank CM19852014
Grayslake, Illinois
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015

We went to Snow Bowl to check out facilities during off season. We have a freshman at University of Montana. Impressed that there is zip-lines and mountain bike scooters for folks seeking adventure. There is a lodge that has snacks, local beer that serves until 4 pm during the off-season. Responding to a previous reviewer in Aug, 2015 about service... More 

Thank Cathy K
Chicago, Illinois
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214 reviews
58 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 via mobile

I stayed at snowbowl lodge this weekend and the bartender did his best to ruin the experience. We had the entire lodge rented for a wedding for Thursday-Sunday so we were the only guests. Here are a few of the things this bartender did to do his best to ruin our experience but it was indicative of every interaction with... More 

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Missoula, Montana
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588 reviews
96 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

Wonderful mountain skiing in winter or recreating in summer. Zip lines have been installed for warm weather fun and amazing vistas.

Thank elaine s
Portland, Oregon
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54 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Such a fun ski area... great food after morning or afternoon runs and a fun social scene of locals. Very rustic "lodge" but that lends a lot of charm. A kind of European ski area feel - or at least a mid-century 60s/ 70s throwback. Also fun to do the mountain bike trails in summer (though quite challenging). This ski... More 

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