23 Reasons Why You Should Never Visit Montana

There are so many beautiful states in the¬†country — and sorry to say, but Montana is most definitely¬†not one of them. If it isn’t yet obvious why, then these photos¬†should be pretty convincing.

#1. Montana Schmontana.

Cracker Lake by Doug Solis
Flickr: Doug Solls 

Cracker Lake, Glacier National Park.

#2. The place is nothing but a vast wasteland of rock and dust.

Flickr: Montanatom1950

View from the Reef, west of Wolf Creek, Montana.

#3.¬†What’s there to see?

Flickr: David Rogerson

Bighorn, Montana.

#4. And an equally important question: what is there to do?

Destination Missoula

Kayaking and surfing, Brennan’s Wave, Missoula.

#5. The¬†uninspiring environment isn’t really conducive to¬†recreation.

Flickr: Alex Nell

West Glacier, Montana.

#6. People probably just stare at blank walls, for lack of anything better to do.

Flickr: Elliot Jenko

Glacier National Park.

#7. Barren lands as far as the eyes can see.

Flick: Jared Ropelato

Crystal Ford, Montana.

#8. Similar to living in a black hole, and just as exciting.

Flick: hunter20ga

Goose Island, St. Marys Lake.

#9. Why they¬†nicknamed themselves “The Last Best Place” is a mystery to anybody.


The Weeping Wall.

#10. Calling it a¬†“good place” would be pushing it.

Flickr: Eve’s Nature

Devil’s Canyon Overlook,¬†Bighorn Canyon.

#11. Just look at that horrible view.

Flickr: Chris

Siyeh Bend, Logan Pass.

#12. So dismal and dreary.

Flickr: Aaron A

Many Glacier Hotel, Montana.

#13. I can’t bear to look.

Flickr: John and Jean Strother

Mokowanis Lake, Glacier National Park.

#14. The waters are extremely muddy and polluted.

National Geographic

Leigh Lake, Libby, Montana.

#15. Just… gross.

Flickr: Phil’s Pixels

McDonald Creek.

#16. Be prepared to be bored out of your wits.

Red Ants Pants Music Festival

Red Ants Pants Music Festival, White Sulphur Springs.

#17. There’s nothing of interest to make you want to leave your house.

Tony Demin

Big Sky, Montana.

#18.¬†Seriously, you’ll be¬†pulling your hair out from severe boredom.

Flickr: Mark Payton

Lake McDonald.

#19. As for the food? Go whet your appetite somewhere else.


Bison osso bucco, Yellowstone.

#20. There’s nothing gastronomically appealing for you here.

Mike and Sasha’s Kitchen

Roasted petit filet of Rocky Mountain elk with Montana huckleberry demi-glace.

#21. The restaurants are bland in both taste and appearance.

Flickr: Angelo Bufalino

Tiki mermaids at Sip ‘n Dip Lounge, Great Falls.

#22. So if you ever get a burning urge to visit Montana, ignore it.

Flickr: Kim Tashjian

Wilsall, Montana.

#23. Literally no one would be caught dead in this hellhole.

Flickr: Jesse Estes

Hidden Lake, Glacier National Park.