In the summer, you can retreat into the Bob Marshall Scapegoat Wilderness to commune with nature and recharge. Bring your camera as there are as many deer, elk, bear or moose as there are people! Activities include camping, hunting, fishing, and horseback riding. Fishermen enjoy catching rainows, browns and cutthroat trout on the Blackfoot river. The Blackfoot is the river made famous from the movie A River Runs Through It. Northern Pike can be caught at nearby Seeley or Salmon Lake.
You may want to visit the Blackfoot Historical Museum which highlights the areas history including Lincolns beginnings as a gold rush town. Dont miss Hi -Country while you are in Lincoln. They make the BEST jerky and have fresh samples daily in their beautiful gift shop on highway 200. There you will find pottery, woodwork, jewelry and other local art.
If you are in the mood for a drive, West of Lincoln will take you to the tiny town of Ovando and through the Blackfoot River Valley. North of Lincoln you can drive through the beautiful Sun River Canyon. Biking and ATV enthusiasts enjoy the mountainous landscapes in every direction. There are farmers markets available in either Missoula or Helena throughout the summer. Missoula is an hour and 10 minutes away and Helena is just 45 minutes away.
Missoula Saturday Market: 9 am 1 pm. First Saturday of May until the Third Saturday in October. Located on Pine Street in downtown Missoula just off of Higgins
Helena Farmers Market 9am 1 pm the last Saturday in April and ending the Saturday before Christmas. Located on Fuller Avenue between Neil Avenue and West Placer Avenue until November, then at the Lewis & Clark County Fairgrounds through December 10am-2pm.
In the winter you can rent snowmobiles or bring your own and find some of the best snow in the northwest. You can sled right from our front door! We have 250 miles of groomed trails maintained by our local snowmobile club. If skiing is your thing, crosscountry skiiers will find areas that are easy or challenging and downhill skiiers can choose from several ski areas including Snowbowl, Big Sky and Whitefish.
For a unique wintertime experience, visit Lincoln during February and attend Montanas Race to the Sky dog sled race. This challenging 350 mile race begins and ends in Lincoln and take sledders and dogs through some truly rugged terrain.
Year round fun will be found in the towns many restaurants, casinos and bars. All in walking distance to one another.