Serving up handcrafted ice cream since 1995, Big Dipper Ice Cream has garnered national attention from an appearance on Good Morning America to being chosen as one of America's Best by Food and Wine Magazine, USA Today, Yahoo News and Budget Travel among others. Big Dipper can be found in Missoula, Helena and Billings, Montana as well as rolling around Missoula in our ice cream truck, "Coneboy". If you are visiting Glacier or Yellowstone National Park you will also find our other label Big Dipper Select at all Xanterra lodges and restaurants.






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Missoula, MT

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This one is for you, chocolate lovers! Chocolate Fudge Brownie is now being served! #ohboy!
Monday’s are hard. Come by our shop to treat yourself to an ice cream break! 🍦✨
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Today our girl Kasha is taking off to France! She’s heading there to assistant teach English. Kasha has been with us for 5 summers. We’ll definitely miss having her around here. Good luck on your adventures!
We’re now serving our Honey Lavender special! #ohboy! With real pieces of lavender and swirls of honey, this is a special you don’t want to miss!
Check out this view that was captured by our retail manager! #ohboy!
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These warm summer evenings are slowly slipping away. Come hang out on our benches and enjoy the rest of summer with us! #ohboy!
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Happy Sunday! ✨ Here’s a list of our current specials:
🍦Raspberry Stracciatella
🍦Cookies and Cream 🍦Chocolate Sea Salt
🍦Caramel Apple Sorbet 
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We’re having another blood drive next Thursday! #ohboy! When you give a pint of a blood, you’ll get a free cone.
We’re now scooping Peach Sorbet! #ohboy!
Can you find the Big Dipper? 😉✨
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The first week of school is over! Start your weekend off right with some ice cream. #ohboy! 🍦✨
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#Montana #bigdippericecream #billings #butte #destinationmissoula #downtownmissoula #greatfalls #helena #hipstrip #icecream #icecreamcone #icecreameveryday #icecreamlover #icecreamlovers #icecreamofinsta #icecreamshop #icecreamtime #ilovecreamcream #kalispell #missoula #missouladaily #missouladowntown #missoulaeats #missoulamontana #missoulamt #montanalife #montanaliving #montanamoment #🍦
One of our favorite fruity sundae combos, Strawberry and Coconut with @poshchocolat salted caramel sauce! Of course you’ve got to have some cherries to top it off! #ohboy! These two flavors are also great as shake!
We’re starting the week off with Salted Black Licorice! #ohboy! This one always goes quickly. Stop by soon to enjoy this special!
Quality family time at Big Dipper. #ohboy! ✨ We’ve got something for everyone!
Photo: @denelsonphotography
Evenings in Missoula are a little better if you’re watching the sunset with some ice cream! 🍦
Our current list of specials is Mint Chip, Lemon Custard , Chocolate Brownie Pecan and Lemon Ginger Turmeric Sorbet. #ohboy!
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The @bigdipperrunning team put a lot of work into putting on the Little Dipper Trail runs! They’re helping the Little Dippers to get into trail running. Thanks for all the hard work and great job to everyone this year!