Big Sky Back Country Byway
Length: 105.0 mi / 169.0 km
Time to Allow: 2-3 hours to drive, more if you make stops along the way.
Traveling through the Great Plains section of Montana, Big Sky Back Country Byway traverses the vast expanses of land and sky that has earned Montana its nickname. The byway covers varying landscapes from badlands and buttes to rolling prairie.
Named for what has become Montana’s most noted feature, the Big Sky Back Country Byway runs through the state’s eastern region. Here you’ll encounter prairie, farms, grasslands, and badlands along the byway’s 105 miles. The route lies on paved highways complete with kiosks describing byway attributes and local history at several points along the way.