The Elk Foundation's Elk Country Visitor Center is more than just a museum. It's an experience that reveals the beauty, diversity and importance of elk country across North America.

Discover Elk Country
Fun and interactive, exhibits invite you to learn more about elk, elk country and the role the Elk Foundation plays in conservation. Discover the diverse wildlife that calls elk country home, explore the role played in conserving habitat, and connect with the rich heritage that makes the outdoors so important to so many. Along the way, you'll hear elk bugle, test your knowledge of wildlife, identify animal tracks, feel the weight of an elk antler, enjoy wildlife conservation films, and more. Other highlights include an impressive display of trophy elk mounts and the gift shop featuring Elk Foundation clothing and merchandise, wildlife art, calendars, and more. 

Outdoor Walking Trail
Those wanting to stretch their legs will enjoy the beautiful, wooded nature trail that winds its way around the 22-acre Elk Foundation property. Watch for the white-tailed deer, turkeys, bald eagles, owls, trout and other wildlife that frequent the property.

Stop by the Visitor Center and immerse yourself in elk country. They are open year-round and admission is free. 

How to Find The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation
The Elk Country Visitor Center is located at the Elk Foundation's headquarters at 5705 Grant Creek Road in Missoula, Montana.

From Coeur d' Alene (West) I-90 – take Exit 101 and turn left on Reserve Street. Continue north 2 blocks and turn left at the bronze elk.

From Butte (East) I-90 –
take Exit 101 and turn right onto Reserve Street. Continue north 2 blocks and turn left at the bronze elk.

January 3 - May 26

8am - 5pm (M-F)
10am - 5pm (Saturday)
Closed (Sunday)

May 27 - December 30

8am - 6pm (M-F)
9am - 6pm (Saturday)
9am - 6pm (Sunday