Please be aware that Daylight Saving Time
(DST) changes in Helena MT do not necessarily occur on the same date every year.
In Helena MT, DST starts on the 2nd Sunday in March and ends on the 1st Sunday in November.
Facts About Helena, MT
Information for Travelers
Helena is the capital of the US state of Montana and the seat of Lewis and Clark counties.
The town has its roots in the 19th century Montana Gold Rush and grew out of a mining camp, known as Last Chance Gulch, which still exists in the center of town.
The capital is also a major tourist destination for enjoying Montana's Great Outdoors.
The hard-to-miss Mount Helena panoramas the entire city and offers miles and miles of trails to explore.
Surrounding city limits, iconic Montana landscapes such as the Gates to the Mountains, christened by Meriwether Lewis, lure visitors into greater adventures.
Serving as the state capital since 1875, a year after Montana received its state title, the city is steeped in history around every corner.
Whether you want to immerse yourself in culture, history or the great outdoors, Helena offers it all, often in a single day.
Sterling State Capitol and the Pedestrian Mall shopping center are within walking distance, with nearby museums and hiking trails in the area as well.
Read about Helena in Wikipedia