As we head to the more mountainous region of Montana, our bucket list options grow longer! Here’s what the Southwest has to offer.
- Anaconda Smoke Stack State Park: Check out the old Anaconda Copper Company Smelter Stack, one of the largest free standing brick structures in the world.
- Lost Creek State Park: Features beautiful cliffs and a waterfall.
- Granite Mountain Memorial Overlook: Overlook that tells the story of the Spectacular Fire Disaster.
- Old Lexington Stamp Mill and Gardens: This garden was the historic site of many things that made Butte the town it is today.
- Ringing Rocks Point of Interest: This rocks make a chiming noise when struck with a hammer.
- Grant-Kohrs Ranch National Historic Site: Commemorates the Western cattle industry.
- Bannack Ghost Town State Park: Site of an old mining town with several buildings that can be explored.
- Clark’s Lookout State Park: Encompasses a hill William Clark climbed during the expedition that over looks the Beaverhead River.
- Lewis and Clark: The Montana Experience: Learn about 19 sites Lewis and Clark explored throughout Montana.
- Montana Historical Society: Museum detailing the history of the state.
- Montana State Capitol: Another state capitol to check off our list!
- Tizer Botanic Gardens and Arboretum: Beautiful gardens filled with native Montana plants.
- Norris Hot Springs: Come soak in the hot spring fed pool.
- Granite Ghost Town State Park: Showcases the remains of a silver boomtown.
- Crimson Bluffs: Unique rock formation along the Missouri River that was recorded by Lewis during the expedition.
- Big Hole National Battlefield: Preserves a Nez Perce War Battlefield.
All attrations found on visitmt.com