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Big Hole National Battlefield

Address: PO Box 237
16425 Highway 43 West
Wisdom, MT  59761

On August 9, 1877, gun shots shattered a chilly dawn on a sleeping camp of Nez Perce.  By the time the smoke cleared on August 10, almost 90 Nez Perce were dead along with 31 soldiers and volunteers. Big Hole National Battlefield was created to honor all who where there.

Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area

Address: 5 Avenue B, PO Box 7458, Fort Smith, MT  59035
Fort Smith, MT  59035

Immerse yourself in the relaxing surroundings of Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area. The canyon offers a diversified landscape of forest, mountains, upland prairie, deep canyons, broad valleys, high desert, lake and wetlands. Since the creation of the recreation area, people have been able to find tranquil settings to better explore recreation, nature, wildlife, and history.

Glacier National Park

Address: PO Box 128
West Glacier, MT  59936

Come and experience Glacier's pristine forests, alpine meadows, rugged mountains, and spectacular lakes. With more than 700 miles of trails, Glacier is a hiker's paradise for adventurous visitors seeking wilderness and solitude. Relive the days of old through historic chalets, lodges, transportation, and stories of Native Americans.

Grant-Kohrs Ranch National Historic Site

Address: 266 Warren Lane
Deer Lodge, MT  59722

Wide open spaces, the hard-working cowboy, his spirited cow pony, and vast herds of cattle are among the strongest symbols of the American West. Once the headquarters of a 10 million acre cattle empire, Grant-Kohrs Ranch National Historic Site is a working cattle ranch that preserves these symbols and commemorates the role of cattlemen in American history.

Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument

Address: PO Box 39
Crow Agency, MT  59022

This area memorializes the US Army's 7th Cavalry and the Sioux and Cheyenne in one of the Indians last armed efforts to preserve their way of life. Here on June 25, 1876, 263 soldiers and attached personnel of the US Army, including Lt. Col. George A. Custer, died fighting several thousand Lakota and Cheyenne warriors.


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