Things To Do
World Famous Madison River..... What more can you say. Enjoy a guided fly-fishing trip on the Madison River, or one of the many other nearby streams. We also have numerous lakes close by to take your float tube or wade the banks. Let us help you plan the perfect fly-fishing adventure complete with guide and lodging. We can highly recommend fishing guide Mike Green. Visit his website at www.madisonriverguides.com. We also recommend The Tackle Shop at 406-682-4263. Call Apex Management for more information or recommendations.
Hunting possiblities are endless in the Madison Valley. Many of the current record holders have been harvested from this valley. The vast area lends to many different types of hunting and skill levels.
LEWIS AND CLARK CAVERNS
May 1 to September 30
45 miles from the town of Ennis.
Montana's first and best-known state park showcases one of the most highly decorated limestone caverns in the Northwest. Naturally air conditioned, these spectacular caves, lined with stalactites, stalagmites, columns, and helictites, date back through time.
WHITEWATER RAFTING AND ZIPLINE
Enjoy the great outdoors through this exhilarating whitewater trip down the Gallatin River. Certainly an event you will be talking about for years. Want a more leisurely trip? Tube the Madison River. Either way, contact Montana Whitewater and ZipLine at 1-800-799-4465 to book your next adventure and find out about other activities they can offer.
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK
70 miles south of Ennis, Montana is Yellowstone National Park established in 1872. Yellowstone National Park is America's first national park. Located in Wyoming, Montana and Idaho, it is home to a large variety of wildlife including grizzly bears, wolves, bison, and elk. Preserved within Yellowstone National Park are Old Faithful and a collection of the world's most extraordinary geysers and hot springs, and the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. A must see when travelling in and around the southwest area of Montana.
Enjoy a skiing adventure at one of the many ski lodges in the area. Bridger Bowl, Moonlight Basin and Big Sky are all within a 1 hour 30 minute drive.
4TH OF JULY RODEO AND PARADE
July 3-4 2015
7/3/15 ~ Ennis Rodeo –
July 3rd at 8:00 pm and July 4th at 2:00 pm Rodeo Grounds in Ennis. Enjoy 2 days of NRA sanctioned rodeo featuring the top cowboys and cowgirls from the northwest in both rough stock and timed events. Please contact the Ennis Chamber Chamber of Commerce, 406-682-4388, for more details
7/4/15~ Pancake Breakfast –
Volunteer Firemen Breakfast 6:00am -10:00am
7/4/15~ 4th of July Parade –
Parade begins at 10:00am July 4th. One of the Madison Valley’s most celebrated events, the traditional 4th of July Parade follows a route through historic downtown Ennis. Sponsored by the Ennis Area Chamber of Commerce.
SPIRIT OF CHRISTMAS 2015 – ENNIS STROLL –
First Friday in December
Come experience Ennis during an old fashioned Christmas Stroll from 3:00-8:00 PM. Merchants will be open late, featuring Christmas treats for all! Pictures with Santa, Christmas stories for children, roasted chestnuts, live music, special gallery events and much more! The Lions Club Park by the Madison River will be lit for the holiday season. Something for the whole family! Make a festive, fun night of it with local hotels and restaurants, see a movie in our quaint downtown theatre, and visit our neighbors in historic Virginia City for their Christmas Socials. Please call the Ennis Chamber of Commerce @ 406-682-4388 or visit the Chamber website: www.ennischamber.com for more information.