Visit Montana’s Natural Historic Places

Visit Montana’s Natural Historic Places

Montana is home to 10 National parks, monuments, trails, battlefields, and historic sites. Yellowstone and Glacier are best known but others throughout the state give you a rich look at history and natural ecosystems. The park system allows us to experience and view the natural landscape, as well as the abundant wildlife.

There are 54 State Parks throughout Montana connecting you to nature, water sports, and to history. From the wonder of the Lewis and Clark Caverns to Ghost Towns and recreation areas, there are plenty of places to explore the wonders of Montana.

After a day of exploring in the park, head on home to your favorite B&B, share your stories, and enjoy the warm hospitality of Montana.

Lamar valley bison

Lamar Valley - Yellowstone

One of the best areas in Yellowstone National Park to view wildlife is the Lamar Valley.  Located in the northern part of the park, this vast and beautiful expanse of land will entice you to want to make s...

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The Daly Mansion

The Daly Mansion is the historic home of American industrialist Marcus Daly.  It is located on 46 acres in Hamilton, Montana, in the Bitterroot Valley between Stevensville and Darby.  The exhibits at the mansion tell the story...

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Conrad Mansion Kalispell

Conrad Mansion

The Conrad Mansion in Kalispell, Montana has lovingly been restored to its original beauty, showing of...

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St. Mary Falls Glacier

St. Mary Falls

Not far from the Going to the Sun Road in Glacier National Park, Montana, is St. Mary Falls.  On hot summer days, this oasis of cool water is a popular destination.

There is a small parking area for...

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St. Helena Cathedral

Cathedral of St. Helen

Towering over the skyline of Helena is the Cathedral of St Helen.  When visiting our state capital for government business, don’t forget to take some time out to see this magnificent church.  The cathedral is majestic and beau...

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Yellowstone Gateway Museum

Yellowstone Gateway Museum

The Yellowstone Gateway Museum is a must-see on your list of things to do as you travel through Montana.  It is located in Livingston, MT, just as you your make the turn to drive south along highway 89 towards Yellowstone National Park.  Plan a day or two in Livingston before you head toward the...

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Ninepipe Wildlife Refuge

Ninepipe National Wildlife Refuge

Ninepipe National Wildlife Refuge is a beautiful area south of Polson and Flathead Lake, and north of St. Ignatius and Missoula, MT., created to accommodate nesting birds.  It is open to the public for wildlife viewing, birding, and photography.  Of course, the best viewing is early in...

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Museum of the Rockies

Dinosaurs!  Yes, the Museum of the Rockies has an extensive collection of dinosaur fossils on display. While in Bozeman, take some time to visit MOR, which is part of Montana State University.  Marvel at the T. Rex skeleton (it is HUGE!), take in a show at the Taylor  Planetarium, learn...

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Gallatin History Museum

The Gallatin History Museum in Bozeman, MT is like no other when it comes to learning about the histor...

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Yellowstone in winter

Yellowstone Snowcoach Tours

West Yellowstone, Montana is the perfect place to launch your winter visit into Yellowstone National P...

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