Local Area Attractions Near Miles City KOA Journey
Use the Miles City KOA as a base camp as you discover all the rich history our area has to offer. Visit the Range Riders Museum just a mile a way! If you like art, go check out the Custer County Art Center or the Water Works Art Museum both a mile away from the campground. Check out the neat restaurants, shops, and bars five blocks away!
Every April Miles City hosts the Rock, Gem and Mineral show, in May Miles City hosts the Bucking Horse Sale, and in September there is also the Blue Grass Festival for campers to enjoy!
Range Rider Museum
At the museum you will find true local history, everything from a collection of over 400 guns to replica of Fort Keogh. It includes nine different buildings housing thousands of articles, as well as a Charles M. Russell Gallery.
435 W. I-94 Bus Loop
Miles City, MT 59301
Explore Historic Downtown Miles City
Take a self-guided walking tour of Downtown Miles City. Visit the Montana Bar, which is the second oldest bar in Montana (612 Main Street - 1908), the Olive Hotel, where "Gus" died in Lonesome Dove (501 Main Street -1899), our City Hall and Fire Station (19 S 8th Street - 1914), Commercial Block (511 Main Street - 1885), First Presbyterian Church (1401 Main Street - 1914) and Dr. Redd's Brick Building (502 Main Street - 1883).
Water Works Art Museum
Home to a collection of contemporary works in a variety of mediums that are displayed in the gallery year-round. This museum is free to the public. Open Tuesday-Sunday 9-5.
There are many outdoor recreational activities available in the Miles City area and in the vicinity of the park. These include fishing, bird watching, rock collecting including agates, golfing, and hiking. Fishing in the Yellowstone and Tongue Rivers is excellent for catfish, perch, and crappie, as well as other warm-water species, and are within walking distance of the park. Spotted Eagle Lake, approximately 1 mile from the park, is stocked with fish and is particularly inviting for children. Picnicking, walking trails, and just relaxing are also ideal activities here!
Local Area Recreation Near Miles City KOA Journey
Hunting near Miles City is in Region 7 of the Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks. Hunting in Southeastern Montana makes a wide array of game available, including deer, wolf, mountain lion, bighorn sheep, moose, turkey, migratory birds, elk, antelope, black bear and even bison. Seasons vary, so please consult the Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Service.
Golf at The Miles City Town and Country Club
Ready for some relaxing golf with challenges for all skill levels? We have what you are looking for. The Miles City Town and Country Club is open to the public and features a 9-hole, cottonwood shaded course with just the right contours and hazards to challenge any golfer.
Road, Casual and Mountain Biking
Whatever type of cycling you enjoy, the Miles City Area has it. Whether it be long distance highway rides or casual biking in our historic downtown area or a little mud and dust on a mountain bike trail, we have it. Check out the website below to find a trail that fits what you want!
There are many hikes including following the Tongue River (just west of the campground) which flows north and empties into the Yellowstone River just three blocks away. This is the same hike Captain William Clark took to meet with the Crow Indians in 1806. Longer hikes are also here, including Spotted Eagle Lake. Click on the below website to see a list of possible hikes. One is just perfect for you!
Shopping !! And Eating !!
Our campground is only blocks away from the original downtown Miles City. There are so many shops along main street you can keep busy there for days.
Local hotspots are Vintage and Rustics Antiques (takes up a whole block), BuyMT (get your Montana made shirts/gifts), Girl Ran Away with the Spoon (an assortment of shopping plus welded items), Miles City Saddlery (western wear and more) and more!
For dinner you can walk to the original Montana Bar only blocks from the KOA, or to Tilt Wurks Brew Pub (dog friendly patio), 600 Cafe (great early breakfasts and evening dinners), Trails Inn (great pizza), Olive Hotel (Gus from Lonesome Dove died here), and if you want to travel a bit further the Black Iron Grill is in the newer part of town and if Mexican tickles your tastebuds then Mexican Lindo is also in the newer part of town as well.
Miles City, MT 59301