West of Billings, about 600 people live in this rural village with an endless, panoramic views and a few historic grain elevators that are still in use.
Nearby Big Lake Complex offers two wildlife refuges and one of the most productive waterfowl areas in central Montana. Hailstone National Wildlife Refuge is in wide-open short grass prairie country noted for waterfowl, shorebirds, pronghorn antelope and sharp-tailed grouse, plus a black-tailed prairie dog town on the east side of the lake. Halfbreed National Wildlife Refuge honors its wildlife sanctuary status, limiting recreation to birding and hiking. The area boast an extensive antelope hunting district, so hunters from all over the state and country are drawn here.
If you’re not so into the recreational side of Molt, just stop into one of their iconic, small-town cafes for a slice of pie, a cup of coffee and some friendly conversation.
History buffs explore Canyon Creek Battlefield Monument, located at the site of the battle between the Nez Perce and the U.S. Calvary. Each September, the Nez Perce hold a pipe ceremony at the battle site to honor the region's past.