A scenic oasis of unspoiled beauty and rugged charm.

Welcome to McAllister

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Journey to the heart of pristine rural landscapes and discover the charm of McAllister, an enchanting community tucked away in the glorious expanse of Madison County, Montana. An unincorporated gem, McAllister offers an enchanting retreat amidst a setting of unspoiled natural beauty, conveniently located off U.S. Route 287 and just a short drive north of Ennis.
McAllister's fascinating history is steeped in the rugged allure of the American West. Originally established as Meadow Creek in 1869, the community was renamed in 1896 to honor James Alexander McAllister, Jr., the son of early settlers who brought their pioneering spirit to these lands in 1871. Today, McAllister maintains a distinctive postal identity, preserving its rich heritage while embracing the unique lifestyle it offers.

What to Love

  • Ideal for those who appreciate an outdoorsy lifestyle
  • Incredible proximity to public lands and outdoor activities
  • Easy access to Bozeman and Ennis, yet comfortably remote
  • Four-wheel drives bring an element of adventure
  • Revel in breathtaking views and abundant wildlife

Local Lifestyle

The lifestyle in McAllister is an ode to the allure of the great outdoors and abundant scenery. Here, residents thrive amidst a panorama of breathtaking vistas, where the spectacle of wildlife is an everyday occurrence. The vast, open spaces serve as a serene backdrop for life in this community, nurturing a profound connection with nature and cultivating a sense of peace that only such surroundings can instill.

Dining and Entertainment

The McAllister Inn Steakhouse is a culinary delight tucked within the rural charm of this community. Known for its extraordinary service and welcoming staff, it offers an adventure for those seeking an outstanding dining experience. The comfortable and intimate ambiance provides the ideal setting for a memorable date night or a celebration of special occasions. The steakhouse also boasts a meticulously curated selection of wines and cocktails, promising a perfect pairing for your dining indulgence.

Things to Do

McAllister offers an abundance of recreational activities, particularly for nature and outdoor enthusiasts. The nearby Ennis Lake is a hotspot for water-based fun and relaxation. Whether boating, fishing, or simply picnicking by the water, this tranquil lake promises a refreshing escape from daily routines.
Further afield, the region boasts a network of high mountain lakes and campsites, the perfect place for hiking, camping, or fishing trips, immersing residents in the rugged allure of Montana's breathtaking landscapes. The proximity to these outdoor adventures underscores the remarkable lifestyle on offer in McAllister.

Overview for MCALLISTER, MT

310 people live in MCALLISTER, where the median age is 71 and the average individual income is $43,317. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

71 years

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There's plenty to do around MCALLISTER, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

Somewhat Bikeable
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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including The Grizzly Bar & Grill, and The Grizzly Bar & Grill.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining · $$ 3.56 miles 53 reviews 3.8/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for MCALLISTER, MT

MCALLISTER has 148 households, with an average household size of 2.09. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in MCALLISTER do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population


Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.


Median Age

50.97 / 49.03%

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