Montana’s Missouri River Country Articles
Please enjoy reading some of our articles below. From the history of the Missouri River Country to exploring its flora and fauna, you are sure to find something new about this beautiful region.
- Northeast Montana… Exploring New Territory
An overview of the history of geography of the Missouri River Country
- Brush Lake a Treasure State Gem
A brief overview of the geology of Brush Lake, located east of Plentywood, Montana.
- Exploring Malta Country
Learn about the raucous beginnings to this quite Montana community.
- The Yellowstone River in Missouri River Country
An excerpt from the book: Montana’s Yellowstone River – from the Teton Wilderness to the Missouri.
- Fort Peck Reservation-The Assiniboine and Sioux Nations
Montana’s second largest reservation, home to the Assiniboine and Sioux nations.
- Glasgow and Fort Peck
Glasgow, in the Milk River Valley, came to be in 1887 as the Great Northern Railroad was pushing its way west.
- Jordan Country
Rising from the banks of Big Dry Creek and straddling MT Hwy 200, Jordan was founded in about 1896 by Arthur Jordan.
- Lewis and Clark’s Trail through Missouri River Country
Discover where Lewis and Clark explored in the Missouri River Country.
- Lonesome Highway 200
This far-flung portion of Hwy 200 traverses Montana’s loneliest stretch of geography.
- Medicine Lake National Wildlife Refuge
Just 22 miles south of Plentywood, Medicine Lake is located above the former channel of the Missouri River.
- The Missouri River in Missouri River Country
It’s uncommon country … at once stark, beautiful, imposing and inviting, this Charles M. Russell National Wildlife Refuge.
- The Montana T-rex Fossil – Who Really Found It?
Recently, Robert Hurley, a Glasgow attorney, sent an interesting note explaining that Hornaday had nothing to do with this discovery.
- Montana’s Badlands
Some stretches of badlands stand out amidst grasslands, while others are mixed with river breaks terrain, especially along the Upper Missouri River Breaks National Monument.
- Scobey to Plentywood
Idyllic prairie town … clean, orderly, and picturesque, describes Scobey.
- The Fort Belknap Reservation Home to the Gros Ventre and Assiniboine
Montana’s Fort Belknap Reservation is made up of two different landscapes and populated by two different tribes – the Gros Ventres and Assiniboine.
- The Little Rockies
Indians migrating through this territory north of the Missouri River called them “the island mountains.”
All of northeastern Montana witnessed the “Old West,” but this province saw it at its wildest … big ranches, outlaws, vigilantes, frontier towns, gold mining, cowboys, steamboats and trappers were all part of this historic area.
- Wildlife Refuges
The northeast Montana prairie is home to an enormous population of large animals, small critters and winged creatures.