Take the Beartooth Highway from the frontier town of Red Lodge to Yellowstone National Park. The route offers spectacular mountain views.
Big Sky is Montana’s premier ski resort and Billings is its largest city. Billings is surrounded by sandstone cliffs called “Rimrocks.”
Fort Peck Dam, near Glasgow, is one of the world’s largest dams. It forms Fort Peck Lake, which is popular for boating, fishing, camping and sightseeing.
In northwestern Montana lies the majestic Glacier National Park. More than 50 glaciers cling to the mountain slopes in this region.
Montana’s capital, Helena, has many historical points of interest. Attractions include the State Capitol building, St. Helena’s Cathedral and the original governor’s mansion.
Miles City is an original cowboy town and each year hosts one of the biggest gatherings in Montana. Rodeo shows and other western attractions take place and draw cowboys from all across the state.
Dinosaur bones can be found at the Museum of the Rockies in Bozeman.
Scenic areas in Montana include the alpine lakes, wildflowers and glaciers of the Northwest Peaks, the 15,700 acres of the Ten Lakes near Canada and Ross Creek Scenic Area.
A herd of 300-500 bison are on the National Bison Range near Missoula.
Yellowstone National Park is one of America’s largest environmentally protected attractions. Three of its entrances lie in Montana.