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Ennis Chamber of Commerce
PO Box 291
Ennis, MT 59729
Phone: 406-682-4388
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The fly fishing capital of the world. Ennis is the center for activities on the Madison River, which is renowned for its first-rate trout fishing, The town is also the home of the Ennis National Fish Hatchery.

Ennis is surrounded by three beautiful mountain ranges: the Madison Range, the Gravelly Range, and the Tobacco Root Mountains. In addition to its majestic mountain view, Ennis also offers access to some of the finest river locations in the state by way of the picturesque Madison River. Also, just west of Ennis lie the famed western towns of Virginia City and Nevada City.

Ennis is a good-time western town and is full of cowboys, anglers and outdoor recreationists. The Western flavor is for real and there’s plenty of action along the boardwalk on weekends. Visitors will find nearly 3 million acres of publicly accessible national forest lands surrounding Ennis as well as access to one of Montana’s best-known trout streams, the Madison River.

The Ennis National Fish Hatchery propagates six strains of rainbow trout that produce 23 million eggs a year for stocking throughout the United States.

The Madison Canyon Earthquake Lake Visitor Center is just south of Ennis on U.S. Highway 287. On August 17, 1959, an earthquake slid half a mountain into a canyon, creating a giant dam and Quake Lake, an eerie reminder of nature’s violence.


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