Things To Know Before You Come
Grant-Kohrs Ranch NHS is located in Deer Lodge Montana, which is a full service community. There are gas stations, grocery stores, restaurants, hotels, campgrounds, and a Post Office located just minutes from the park. Contact the Powell County Chamber of Commerce for more information on the many services found in Deer Lodge.
There are also some U.S. Forest Service campgrounds within a 20 mile radius of Deer Lodge. Contact the Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest for more information on thier campgrounds in the area.
The weather in Montana can be unpredictable. It is said that if you don't like the weather wait five minutes and it will change. Be prepared for any weather. During the summer months it can be in the 90s during the day and drop to the 40s at night. At times the sun can be intense. You may want to bring hats and jackets with you.
Did You Know?
Crusty old cowboys were mainly an invention of movies. Most cowboys were young, some only eleven or twelve. By the time they were in their mid-20s, most had taken up ranching on their own or found a less strenuous way of life. Yet, some kept cowboying as long as they could stay in the saddle.