Today we head into the Southeast region of Montana. I was pleasantly surprised by the large number of parks and hiking opportunities that are located in this area!
- Four Dances Recreation Area: Explore some trails through the grassland along the rocky outcroppings along the river.
- Pictograph Cave State Park: This area includes three caves.
- Pompeys Pillar National Monument: Contains the only remaining onsite evidence of the Lewis and Clark Expediton.
- Zoo Montana: Visit Montana’s only zoo.
- Reynolds Battlefield National Monument: Site of a battle that led up to the well known Battle of Little Bighorn.
- Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument: Location of the famous battle between Custer and Crazy Horse.
- Medicine Rocks State Park: Park filled with unique rock formations.
- Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area: Beautiful canyon area that straddles the Montana/Wyoming border.
- Custer Battlefield Museum: This museum sits on the site of Sitting Bull’s camp.
- Glendive Dinosaur and Fossil Museum: I’ve heard fantastic things about this museum and am very eager to visit.
- Makoshika State Park: Site contains the Montana badlands and remains of fossils.
- Canyon Creek Battlefield Monument: Monument marks the locatoin of a battle between the Nez Perce and US Calvary.
- Strawberry Hill Recreation Area: Provides hiking along unique rock formations and views of the Yellowstone Valley.
- Chief Plenty Coups State Park: Visit the home of Chief Plenty Coups who helped bridge the gap between two cultures.
All attractions found on visitmt.com