19 OF THE BEST MALMSTROM AFB THINGS TO DO
By Sean Bess
IntroductionWelcome to your new installation at Malmstrom AFB in Cascade County, Montana. The base is less than a 20 minute drive to the city of Great Falls, Montana, and offers a variety of exciting indoor and outdoor things to do for people of all ages. Below each of the activities in the area have been organized into categories. You can click any of the categories to jump to the section if you already know what you want to do on and around Malmstrom AFB. (1-4) Golfing (5-7) Gyms (8-9) Movie Theaters (10-11) Bowling Alleys (12-14) Outdoor Recreation (15-16) Nearby Attractions (17-19) Museums
Suggested Read:Malmstrom Air Force Base: In-Depth Welcome Center
Malmstrom AFB Things to Do
Malmstrom AFB Golf Course
1. Eagle Falls Golf Club1025 25th St. N Great Falls, MT 59401
Phone:1 (406) 761-1078 Eagle Falls Golf Club offers a 6,571 yard, 18-hole golf course with a practice facility that boasts a chipping green, a practice bunker, a putting green and a driving range.
2. Hickory Swing Golf Course1100 American Ave. Great Falls, MT 59404
Phone:1 (406) 452-9400 Hickory Swing Golf Course is an 18-hole golf course with a driving range and a golf simulator.
3. Meadowlark Country Club300 Country Club Blvd. Great Falls, MT 59404
Phone:1 (406) 453-6531 Meadowlark Country Club is an 18-hole championship golf course that first opened in 1919 and also offers tennis, pool, fitness facilities and two restaurants.
4. Anaconda Hills Golf Course2315 Smelter Ave. Black Eagle, MT 59414
Phone:1 (406) 761-8459 Anaconda Hills Golf Course is an 18-hole golf course that dates all the way back to the 1920s.
Malmstrom AFB Gym
5. Malmstrom Fitness CenterMalmstrom AFB 7547 Goddard Ave. Great Falls, MT 59405
Phone:1 (406) 731-3600 Malmstrom Fitness Center is the perfect on-base option for those looking to break a sweat. This fitness center offers cardiovascular equipment, weight equipment, exercise rooms, a basketball court, racquetball courts, and a running track.
6. Anchor Fitness2509 6th Ave. N Great Falls, MT 59401
Phone:1 (406) 231-1503 Anchor Fitness offers members personal training, group training, classes for children, nutrition and health programs, and more.
7. Planet Fitness726 10th Ave. S Great Falls, MT 59405
Phone:1 (406) 641-2111 Planet Fitness strives to create an environment where anyone is welcome, regardless of one’s fitness level. Like most gyms, Planet Fitness offers an array of cardio machines, free weights, and various weight machines. Additionally, Planet Fitness allows “Black Card” members to bring a guest anytime, use of tanning machines, use of massage chairs, 50% off drink purchases and 20% off purchases at reebok.com.
Malmstrom AFB Movies
8. Base Theater7025 Goddard Dr. Malmstrom AFB, MT 59402
Phone:1 (406) 727-0658 Base Theater offers free admission and allows you to bring in your own snacks.
9. AMC CLASSIC Great Falls 101601 Market Pl Dr Great Falls, MT 59404
Phone:1 (406) 452-4474 AMC CLASSIC Great Falls 10 offers the newest releases on large screens, including 3D screens, as well as delicious concessions that include pretzel bites, nachos, and refillable popcorn buckets.
Malmstrom AFB Bowling Alley
10. Malmstrom AFB Bowling AlleyMalmstrom AFB, MT 59402
Phone:1 (406) 731-2695 Malmstrom AFB Bowling Alley is on base and offers bowling tournaments, free bowling nights for kids and the Aces High snack bar featuring plenty of popular food items to pick from.
11. Little's Lanes517 1st Ave. N Great Falls, MT 59401
Phone:1 (406) 452-4116 Little's Lanes features a pro shop, bowling leagues, youth bowling, a snack bar, a lounge and cosmic bowling.
Malmstrom AFB Outdoor Rec
12. Pacific Steel & Recycling Trailside Dog Park800 River Dr. N Great Falls, MT 59401
Phone:1 (406) 771-1265 Pacific Steel & Recycling Trailside Dog Park is a beautifully landscaped and fenced-in area where dogs can run off leash. This park also has drinking fountains for you and your dog(s).
13. Gibson ParkRiver’s Edge Trail Great Falls, MT 59401
Phone:1 (406) 771-1265 Gibson Park boasts a pond with a waterfall, ducks, geese, swans, a walking path, playground equipment, basketball courts, a picnic area, and more.
14. Electric City Water Park100 River Dr. S. Great Falls, MT 59405
Phone:1 (406) 454-9008 Electric City Water Park offers park-goers a variety of water slides, a children’s water play area, the largest heated outdoor swimming pool in the state, and a lazy river.
15. Chase Your Dreams VR316 Central Ave. Great Falls, MT 59401
Phone:1 (406) 564-8034 Chase Your Dreams VR boasts more than 100 VR games for single or multiplayer.
16. Flippin' Family Fun5501 9th Ave S Great Falls, MT 59405
Phone:1 (406) 454-3547 Flippin' Family Fun is an indoor trampoline park that also offers guests mini golf and organized dodgeball.
Malmstrom AFB Museum
17. Malmstrom Museum and Air Park90 Whitehall Dr. Malmstrom AFB, MT 59402
Phone:1 (406) 731-2705 Malmstrom Museum and Air Park is located on base and displays uniforms, missile launch equipment, and historical photographs. Additionally, there’s an outdoor park that contains military aircraft and vehicles dating back to 1942 when the base first opened.
18. Paris Gibson Square Museum of Art1400 1st Ave. N Great Falls, MT 59401
Phone:1 (406) 727-8255 Paris Gibson Square Museum of Art, or “The Square” as it’s known by locals, is located in a building that was originally constructed in 1896. This museum boasts changing and permanent exhibits for guests to enjoy, including pieces that are tied to local history.
19. Children's Museum of Montana22 Railroad Square Great Falls, MT 59401
Phone:1 (406) 452-6661 The Children's Museum of Montana was first opened in 1999 and since then has welcomed more than 60,000 visitors. Currently, the museum has more than 20 exhibits for children to enjoy and learn from.
ConclusionThe sites and attractions around Malmstrom AFB provide residents with a variety of fun indoor and outdoor options that are sure to keep you, your friends, and your family engaged. Whatever your particular interests, there are several establishments around town for you to discover and enjoy.
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