Big Sky, Mont. Offers Big Fall Discounts Along with Prime Fishing & Wildlife Viewing

BIG SKY, Mont., Sept. 16, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- One of the most beautiful seasons in Big Sky, Montana is also one of the best times to take advantage of fall discounts and special packages, especially since wildlife and fall color viewing are spectacular.

"Fall is one of the most beautiful times to visit Big Sky, whether it's enjoying the beautiful scenery on the back of a horse or ziplining through the trees; learning to fly fish in Big Sky's blue ribbon waters or enjoying fresh local cuisine with good conversation – there are many reasonably priced options for a memorable getaway here," said Visit Big Sky Executive Director, Kitty Clemens.

Located less than an hour from Yellowstone National Park's west entrance, Big Sky is rich with natural scenic beauty particularly in fall when wildlife are active and bird watching is at its best. Travelers may hear the bugle of a male elk in fall or see a variety of wildlife. Moose, foxes, bighorn sheep, coyotes and even black bears frequent the Big Sky area. A number of guided tour outfitters, ranging from bus tours to customized luxury tours are available in Yellowstone and Big Sky country. Yellowstone Tour Guides is offering a fall tour special through Oct. 31 for $150 per person.

Several guest ranches and lodging facilities are offering fall getaway specials with reduced rates or added perks including Lone Mountain Ranch, where guests receive a complimentary horseback ride with each night booked through Oct. 10. Lone Mountain Ranch offers a complimentary night of lodging for groups of six or more women who take their "Lady Anglers" class. Several other outfitters in Big Sky also offer fly fishing courses, for men or women, as well as half or full day guided trips.

The picturesque Rainbow Ranch Lodge is offering a taste of adventure with their "Zip and Raft" package which includes a half-day zipline excursion for two and guided rafting trip. Other available packages are: "Catch a Rainbow" and "Saddle Up" packages, which includes a two night stay and activities. Packages are available until the end of September.

Geyser Whitewater Expeditions offers combination adventure packages in fall, such as a fishing lesson and a half day horseback ride, along with individual excursions like the Ousel Falls Bicycle Adventure, where groups can take in the fall colors via mountain bike to see the spectacular Ousel Falls. Prices start at $95 per person. Guests of Geyser Whitewater receive a reduced pricing rate of $99 per room at Buck's T-4 Lodge.

The 320 Guest Ranch is giving guests a third night of lodging at no charge with a Sunday or Monday arrival. The Ranch's "Gourmet Getaway" is also available where guests can save $50, through Sept. 30, for a one night stay, dinner for two at 320 Ranch Steakhouse, and receive a bottle of house wine. Prices start at $275 per couple for a deluxe log cabin with two queen beds.

Big Sky Resort's Huntley Lodge is offering a 10 percent discount for one a night stay; 20 percent off of two nights; and 30 percent off of three nights. The Resort's fall "Big Sky Adventure" package includes lodging plus scenic lift ride to Big Sky Resort's ski area and one adventure activity. Available activities: Lone Peak Expedition, ziplining, paintball, mountain biking, skeet shooting, and more.

From two to six bedrooms, Big Sky Luxury Rentals offers everything from small, rustic cabins to luxury suites and lodges that can accommodate as many as 15 people with a variety of budgets. When booking, guests can take advantage of the "Fall Fly Fishing" special, where the fourth night is complimentary, when three nights are booked.

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CONTACT: Alex Mansfield, Marketing and PR Coordinator Visit Big Sky 406-995-3000 Erica Asmus-Otero 505-259-2202 Erica(at)griffinassoc(cot)comSource: Visit Big Sky