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The Ultimate Sportsman’s Paradise…

This unspoiled land offers a fantastic getaway for those who truly enjoy the outdoors and have a spirit of adventure. Antelope, whitetail and mule deer, elk, turkey and other game keep the hunters busy here while fisherman go casting for walleye, small-mouth bass, ling and chinook salmon. It’s also a historic place where you can follow the trail of Lewis & Clark and maybe even stumble upon a world-class dinosaur fossil. Check out all the great links on this site to see the exciting attributes of Montana’s Missouri River Country.

Lewis and Clark’s Travels

Visitors to Missouri River Country can enjoy many sites along the historic trail followed by Meriwether Lewis and William Clark in their cross continent exploration. Here in the northeastern corner of Montana you can still see the unchanged landscape that greeted the Corps of Discovery as they made their way up the Missouri River…

Dinosaurs!

Millions of years before the formation of the Missouri River in Montana, dinosaurs made this once lush wetland their home. Today the lazy river has forged its way through a variety of geological formations, including the Montana Badlands. Northeastern Montana has provided a wealth of world-class fossil discoveries…

Big Game and Bird Hunting

Missouri River Country in Montana offers the kind of hunting that other parts of the world only dream about. Antelope, whitetail and mule deer, elk, turkey and other game birds are all quarry for hunters in Missouri River Country…

History and Culture

Notorious outlaws, hardy frontiersmen, and our native peoples each made their mark in the history of the spacious and rugged Missouri River Country. You’ll find modern day western adventure in Missouri River Country, too…

Fishing in Missouri River Country

The main show in Missouri River Country is the river-and that means fishing is the star. In the 1930s, one of the world’s largest dams was built at Fort Peck for flood control and irrigation. This giant lake with a 1,520 mile shoreline affords four-season recreation, boating, fishing and camping…

Travel within Missouri River Country of Montana

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Gallery

View the winners and top entries in the Missouri River Country photo contest!