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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Always make sure to try your ice cream partner’s flavor too. 🍦✨
Photo: @asaromamaluke
#ohboy! We’re now serving Chocolate Stracciatella! Stop by soon to get your chocolate fix!
Don’t forget to bring your best friend next time you stop by! 🍦🐶
Photo: @western_vee
Now hiring a new ice cream maker!
🍦20-30 hours/week
🍦Attention to detail is a must
🍦Great flexibility for the right person
Bring your application, resume, or a letter of introduction to our Missoula store ASAP!
The 2nd graders from Niki Vanek’s class at Lewis and Clark Elementary school stopped by last week to review some ice cream flavors! Our Bubblegum flavor turned out to be the group favorite. #ohboy!
Woo hoo! It’s Friday! We’re heading into the weekend with the following specials, Red Tea Chocolate Chip, Cappuccino Oreo and Chocolate Reese’s.
Photo: @torimontalban
Did you know that our truck is at Caras Park two days a week in the summer? Catch the truck at Out to Lunch on Wednesday’s and Downtown Tonight on Thursday’s! #ohboy!
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Behind the scenes on a busy night!
Have you tried our Maple Walnut ice cream yet?! It goes great with most of our flavors as a sundae or double scoop. Here we have it with @poshchocolat salted caramel sauce and fudge. #ohboy!
In honor of Wear Orange Day, we made our Creamsicle special. #ohboy! Wear some orange and grab one of our orange treats today!
We’re now serving Mint Marshmallow! #ohboy! Stop by soon to get some of this tasty special!
Big Dipper is a great place to meet up and hang out with your friends! Tag your friends and let them know that it’s time to go get some ice cream! #ohboy!
Photo: @claire.gile
Ice cream season is finally upon us. #ohboy! 🍦✨
It’s 80’s theme night at Big Dipper! #ohboy! Join us in the fun and dress up in your best vintage outfit!
Photo: @cluneyphoto
Models: @lizcooperandthestampede
Check out our latest collab with @nourishingcultures, Raspberry Ginger Kombucha sorbet! #ohboy! Have you tried any of our kombucha specials yet? Which flavor has been your favorite?
Meet our employee, Isa! She’s been with us for 2.5 years now. She moved to Missoula to study Elementary Education and Spanish Teaching. She’s studied abroad in Argentina and loves to salsa dance. When shes working, Isa like’s to queue up spicy latin tunes. Her favorite BD treat is chocolate dipped coconut. When she’s not working, you can find her trail running, painting or trying a new yoga pose!