Winter at El Western

Madison Valley

Incredible natural beauty, trout-laden rivers, abundant wildlife, historic mining towns, fascinating caverns, and Yellowstone National Park..these are the calling cards of the Madison Valley and Ennis.  Drive US 287 from Yellowstone and learn the amazing story of the 1958 earthquake.  Stop to dip a line in one of the many public fishing access points.  Enjoy the breath-taking vistas of the Madison River Valley as you head to El Western and Ennis. And don’t miss a living ghost town just 15 miles away, Virginia City, Montana, with its real “old west” echoes.

Come here to fish, hike, explore, ride horses, pan for gold, golf, shop, dine or just relax – the choices are yours! With a full-service town known for its western hospitality and the El Western for your home base, the wonders of Montana are waiting!

Ennis Welcome Sign
Brown Trout on Madison River
Ennis Montana Rodeo
Things to Do
Backroad to Yellowstone

Learn more about the Backroad to Yellowstone – the Madison Valley.

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