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Last Chance Splash, Helena

Mark Barnett
Last Updated: February 27th, 2023
last chance splash

The Last Chance Splash is an outdoor waterpark in Helena with a 50-meter heated pool. The pool and water park aren’t that huge compared to some of the more well-known …

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Ridge Waters Water Park, Butte

Mark Barnett
Last Updated: February 27th, 2023
ridge waters water park, montana

A recent addition to the Butte community, the Ridge Waters Water Park is an ideal location for those looking to escape the summer heat and have a good time. Around …

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Electric City Water Park, Great Falls

Mark Barnett
Last Updated: February 27th, 2023
electric city water park, montana

Electric City Water Park in Great Falls is one of the coolest spots in summer. The park provides a range of water attractions that prove particularly popular throughout the warmer …

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Castle Rock Splash Park, Montana

Mark Barnett
Last Updated: February 27th, 2023
castle rock splash park

Castle Rock Splash Park is the largest local community park in Billings. Named for the prominent sandstone formations in the area known as castle rocks, the park is located in …

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Montana Folk Festival, Butte

Mark Barnett
Last Updated: February 27th, 2023
montana folk festival

The Montana Folk Festival is one of the largest outdoor music festivals in the northwest region of the state. The festival has played a key role over the years in …

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Running Eagle Falls, Montana

Mark Barnett
Last Updated: February 27th, 2023
running eagle falls

Running Eagle Falls is located in Montana’s Glacier National Park near St. Mary. It is administered by the National Park Service and is a somewhat unique, scenic gem of a …

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Ousel Falls, Montana

Mark Barnett
Last Updated: February 27th, 2023
ousel falls

Ousel Falls is located within Ousel Falls Park near Big Sky, in Montana’s scenic Gallatin County. This is a popular and easily-accessible Montana waterfall within walking distance of the Big …

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Kootenai Falls, Montana

Mark Barnett
Last Updated: February 27th, 2023
kootenai falls, lincoln county

Kootenai Falls is located in the Kootenai National Forest near Libby. This is the region of Montana’s scenic Lincoln County, and the falls are administered by the USDA Forest Service …

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Virginia Falls/St. Mary Falls, Montana

Mark Barnett
Last Updated: February 27th, 2023
virginia fallsst. mary falls, montana

St Mary Falls and Virginia Falls are two impressive Montana waterfalls located within close proximity of each other. Glacier National Park is home to both of them along with numerous …

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Woodbine Falls, Montana

Mark Barnett
Last Updated: February 27th, 2023
woodbine falls, stillwater county

Located in the region of Nye in Montana’s Stillwater County, the Woodbine Falls are one of the longest and most impressive falls in the entire state. A bold claim that …

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Grinnell Falls, Montana

Mark Barnett
Last Updated: February 27th, 2023
grinnell falls, glacier county

Grinnell Falls is an easily-recognizable, iconic waterfall located within Montana’s Glacier National Park.  The falls are visible from the Grinnell Glacier Trail and are recognizable from their wishbone-like course of …

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Swiftcurrent Falls, Montana

Mark Barnett
Last Updated: February 27th, 2023
swiftcurrent falls, glacier county

Swiftcurrent Falls is located within Montana’s Glacier National Park in Glacier County. The falls are not always immediately obvious to some visitors looking for huge, cascading drops—but as it turns …

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Holland Falls, Montana

Mark Barnett
Last Updated: February 27th, 2023
holland falls, montana

Holland Falls is located in the region of north-western Montana, near the small town of Condon off Highway 83. The 50-foot falls drain from the rather scenic 400-acre lake of …

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Apikuni Falls, Montana

Mark Barnett
Last Updated: February 27th, 2023
apikuni falls, glacier county

Apikuni Falls is located within Montana’s Glacier National Park. In fact, it is in one of the most popular regions of the park near the Many Glacier area. The falls …

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Pinkham Creek Falls, Lincoln County

Mark Barnett
Last Updated: February 27th, 2023
pinkham falls

Pinkham Creek Falls can be found tucked into a gorge within the scenic northwest region of Montana. The falls are located in the small community of Rexford on Highway 37 …

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The 8 Best Water Parks in Montana

Mark Barnett
Last Updated: February 27th, 2023
best water parks in montana

For many, the very word Montana is synonymous with top mountain ski resorts and impressively-scenic natural landscapes. This would most likely include the amazing terrain of the national and state …

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The 7 Best Spots for Sunsets in Montana

Mark Barnett
Last Updated: February 27th, 2023
best spots for sunsets in montana

A Montana sunset takes some beating. Whichever region of the state’s multifaceted landscape you are visiting or privy to the sun sinks into the mountains, the lakes, or the surrounding …

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The 6 Best Views in Yellowstone, Montana

Mark Barnett
Last Updated: February 27th, 2023
best views in yellowstone

Whether thinking in general terms of the Yellowstone region or particularly of Yellowstone National Park, you can bet you’ll find some of the most impressive scenery on the planet in …

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Langville, Montana: The Town That Disappeared

Mark Barnett
Last Updated: February 27th, 2023
langville montana

History has long been wrought with mysterious occurrences of all manner including the odd inexplicable disappearance. Not only do various individuals seemingly step off the face of the earth, it …

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Jefferson County Museum, Montana

Mark Barnett
Last Updated: February 27th, 2023
jefferson county museum, montana

The Jefferson County Museum is in Clancy, Central Montana, around ten miles south of the capital Helena. Clancy has been alive with an air of nature, community, and history since …

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Crazy Mountain Museum, Montana

Mark Barnett
Last Updated: February 27th, 2023
crazy mountain museum, montana

The Crazy Mountain Museum can be found in Montana’s Big Timber in the south-central regions of Sweet Grass County. The museum’s self-appointed mission is to collect, preserve, and exhibit the …

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Fort Assinniboine, Montana

Mark Barnett
Last Updated: February 27th, 2023
fort assinniboine, montana

Fort Assinniboine was the largest military post ever built in Montana’s frontier days and is located 6 miles south of Havre. This impressive historic outpost was constructed in 1879 and …

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Frontier Gateway Museum, Montana

Mark Barnett
Last Updated: February 27th, 2023
Frontier Gateway Museum. Montana. USA on a map.

The Frontier Gateway Museum is located just to the east of Glendive in Montana. The town sits atop the late-Cretaceous Hell Creek Formation where significant paleontological discoveries have occurred over …

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Fort Belknap Indian Reservation, Montana

Mark Barnett
Last Updated: February 27th, 2023
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The Fort Belknap Indian Reservation is located in Montana’s north-central regions, near the town of Havre. The reservation was established in 1888, and covers a sprawling 652,000 acres, functioning as …

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Fort Peck Indian Reservation, Montana

Mark Barnett
Last Updated: February 27th, 2023
fort peck indian reservation, montana

The Fort Peck Indian Reservation is located in the north-eastern stretch of the Missouri River Country on Montana’s famous ‘Hi-Line’ route. This is the second-largest Indian Reservation in Montana, stretching …

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The Glendive Dinosaur and Fossil Museum, Montana

Mark Barnett
Last Updated: February 27th, 2023
the glendive dinosaur and fossil museum

The Glendive Dinosaur & Fossil Museum in Montana’s Dawson County features a somewhat unique combination of paleontological and theological exhibits. The facility is the second largest dinosaur museum in the …

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The Bozeman Trail, Montana

Mark Barnett
Last Updated: February 28th, 2023
the bozeman trail, montana

The Bozeman Trail has played a key role in the early history of both Montana and Wyoming.  Some of the events that occurred while this 500-mile-long trail was in its …

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Museum of the Rockies, Bozeman, Montana

Mark Barnett
Last Updated: February 28th, 2023
museum of the rockies, bozeman

Montana’s independent non-profit institution the Museum of the Rockies (MOR) is located in Bozeman, and it also functions as a college-level division of the Montana State University. On top of …

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Beaverhead County Museum, Dillon

Mark Barnett
Last Updated: February 27th, 2023
beaverhead county museum

Beaverhead County is located in Montana’s southwestern region. The Continental Divide helps form a large proportion of the boundary of what is the state’s largest county–and most of the terrain …

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Logan Pass, Glacier National Park

Mark Barnett
Last Updated: February 27th, 2023
logan pass a guide

Logan Pass is located in Glacier National Park in northwestern Montana. Sitting at 6,646 feet above sea level, this section of the national park was traditionally considered one of the …

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The Beaverhead River, Montana

Mark Barnett
Last Updated: February 27th, 2023
the beaverhead river a guide

The Beaverhead River in Montana starts out at Clark Canyon Dam, near Dillon, Montana, and flows for 80 miles to its eventual confluence. From the dam to Three Forks, where …

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Lochsa River, Montana

Mark Barnett
Last Updated: February 27th, 2023
lochsa river, montana

The Lochsa River (pronounced ‘Lock-Saw’) starts out its journey up in the Bitterroot Mountains in Idaho, near the Powell Ranger Station and deep in the wilderness of the Clearwater National …

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The Continental Divide – A Complete Guide

Mark Barnett
Last Updated: February 27th, 2023
the continental divide a guide

This stretch of the Continental Divide that runs through Montana adding its distinctive touch to the landscape is part of a greater hemispheric divide running all the way from northern …

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The Gallatin River – A Complete Guide

Mark Barnett
Last Updated: February 27th, 2023

The Gallatin River emerges at Gallatin Lake up in Yellowstone Park’s Gallatin Range, and from this point to its confluence with the Missouri River at Three Forks it flows more …

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The Yellowstone River: A Complete Guide

Mark Barnett
Last Updated: February 27th, 2023
the yellowstone river a guide

The Yellowstone River in Montana begins its journey through the state in the Absaroka Mountain Range where it enters Yellowstone National Park and starts to wind its way through the …

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The 10 Best Rodeos in Montana

Mark Barnett
Last Updated: June 7th, 2023
best rodeos in montana

Big Sky Country is known for its love of old-west culture from cowboys and music to hospitality and fashion, Montana loves to celebrate its roots.  It is no surprise that …

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10 Best School Districts in Montana

Mark Barnett
Last Updated: February 27th, 2023
best school districts in montana

Montana features heavily on many listings for scenic and geographically impressive states due to its snow-capped peaks, trails, lakes, and diverse range of wildlife. But how does the Big Sky …

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