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Fort Peck Project National Park

14 Activites Phone: (406)-526-3411 Distance: 9.31 miles

According to the World Almanac, Fort Peck Dam, MT is the largest embankment dam in the United States with the fifth-largest man-made reservoir. The vast size of Fort Peck Lake and its remoteness from major population centers provides a variety of high quality outdoor experiences including camping, boating, fishing, hunting, sightseeing, and wildlife viewing. This project has 19 recreation areas.

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South Phillips Recreation Management Area National Park

1 Activites Phone: (406)-654-5100 Email: MT_Malta_FO@blm.gov Distance: 28.31 miles

This large area of rolling prairie with shrub/scrub is a nationally important breeding area for shortgrass bird species, such as mountain plover, burrowing owl, ferruginous hawk, Baird's sparrow, and Sprague's pipit. The area's prairie potholes attract more than 10,000 breeding ducks each year. Wildlife such as deer and antelope frequent the area. In addition, the area contains a concentration of ...

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Bowdoin National Wildlife Refuge Park

6 Activites Phone: (406)-654-2863 Email: bowdoin@fws.gov Distance: 58.57 miles

Bowdoin National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) is located 7 miles east of Malta in the Milk River Valley of north-central Montana. Established in 1936 to provide habitat for migrating, nesting, and feeding birds, the Refuge is home to more than 260 species of birds, 26 species of mammals, and a variety of reptiles, amphibians, and fish. Many of these wildlife species can be seen from the Refuge's 15-mil...

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Hewitt Lake National Wildlife Refuge Park

3 Activites Phone: (406)-654-2863 Email: bowdoin@fws.gov Distance: 59.21 miles

Bowdoin National Wildlife Refuge staff also manage Hewitt Lake National Wildlife Refuge.

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Bowdoin Wmd National Park

5 Activites Phone: (406)-654-2863 Email: r6rw_bwd@fws.gov Distance: 59.70 miles

The Bowdoin WMD is located in Valley, Phillips, Blaine, and part of Hill Counties in northern Montana. The District varies from glaciated end moraine pothole concentrations to to glacial outwash plains with many man-made reservoirs subject to severe soil erosion. Most WPAs and wetland easements are located in glaciated areas. Predominant land use is ranching, with considerable amounts of cultiv...

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Ul Bend National Wildlife Refuge Park

7 Activites Phone: (406)-538-8706 Email: cmr@fws.gov Distance: 61.13 miles

Extending 125 miles up the Missouri River from the Fort Peck Dam in north-central Montana, the Charles M. Russell National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) is approximately 1,100,000 acres in size and includes the 245,000-acre Fort Peck Reservoir. Given the size and remoteness of the Refuge, the area has changed very little from the historic voyage of the Lewis and Clark expedition, through the era of outlaw...

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Ul Bend Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 64.56 miles

The UL Bend Wilderness now contains a total of 20,819 acres and is managed by the Fish & Wildlife Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Montana. In 1976 the UL Bend Wilderness became part of the now over 110 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an age of "....

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Little Rockies Recreation Management Area National Park

6 Activites Phone: (406)-654-5100 Email: MT_Malta_FO@blm.gov Distance: 88.56 miles

This heavily-timbered, isolated mountain range rises abruptly from the surrounding plains, providing habitat for a unique mix of mountain and prairie wildlife. Many species found infrequently in eastern Montana are found here. Bighorn sheep can often be seen on the south side of Saddle Butte and Silver Peak, especially in winter.

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Medicine Lake National Wildlife Refuge Park

7 Activites Phone: (406)-789-2305 Email: medicinelake@fws.gov Distance: 108.14 miles

Medicine Lake National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) was established in 1935 to provide breeding habitat for migratory birds and other wildlife. It lies within the highly productive prairie pothole region and has relief typical of the glacial drift prairie -- relatively gentle rolling plains with numerous shallow wetland depressions. Medicine Lake NWR has been recognized by the American Bird Conservancy ...

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War Horse National Wildlife Refuge Park

1 Activites Phone: (406)-538-8706 Email: cmr@fws.gov Distance: 109.18 miles

Extending 125 miles up the Missouri River from the Fort Peck Dam in north-central Montana, the Charles M. Russell National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) is approximately 1,100,000 acres in size and includes the 245,000-acre Fort Peck Reservoir. Given the size and remoteness of the Refuge, the area has changed very little from the historic voyage of the Lewis and Clark expedition, through the era of outlaw...

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Medicine Lake Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 109.24 miles

The Medicine Lake Wilderness now contains a total of 11,366 acres and is managed by the Fish & Wildlife Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Montana. In 1976 the Medicine Lake Wilderness became part of the now over 110 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In ...

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Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site

Rank: 343 3 Activites Email: loren_yellow_bird@nps.gov Distance: 119.11 miles

Between 1828 and 1867, Fort Union was the most important fur trade post on the Upper Missouri River. Here, the Assiniboine and six other Northern Plains Indian Tribes exchanged buffalo robes and smaller furs for goods from around the world, including cloth, guns, blankets, and beads. A bastion of peaceful coexistence, the post annually traded over 25,000 buffalo robes and $100,000 in merchandise.

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Lake Mason National Wildlife Refuge Park

2 Activites Phone: (406)-538-8706 Email: cmr@fws.gov Distance: 137.95 miles

Extending 125 miles up the Missouri River from the Fort Peck Dam in north-central Montana, the Charles M. Russell National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) is approximately 1,100,000 acres in size and includes the 245,000-acre Fort Peck Reservoir. Given the size and remoteness of the Refuge, the area has changed very little from the historic voyage of the Lewis and Clark expedition, through the era of outlaw...

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Lake Zahl National Wildlife Refuge Park

1 Activites Phone: (701)-965-6488 Email: CrosbyWetlands@fws.gov Distance: 141.52 miles

Lake Zahl NWR was established in 1939 as a refuge and breeding ground for migratory birds and other wildlife. The Refuge encompasses a total of 3,739 acres. Lake Zahl NWR lies at the juncture of the Missouri Coteau and the Missouri Slope. Water flowing from Lake Zahl enters the Little Muddy River, goes into Lake Sakakawea, and then enters the Missouri River approximately 28 miles south of the Re...

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Pompeys Pillar National Monument Park

2 Activites Phone: (406)-896-5013 Email: MT_Billings_FO@blm.gov Distance: 152.53 miles

Pompeys Pillar was designated as a National Monument in January 2001. Prior to its monument status, it was a designated National Historic Landmark in 1965. It was part of the original 1803 Louisiana Purchase. Pompeys Pillar represents the legacy of the early West and its development. At the Pillar, there is evidence of Native Americans, early explorers, fur trappers, the U.S. Cavalry, railr...

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Anita Reservoir National Park

4 Activites Phone: (406)-247-7298 Distance: 155.89 miles

Anita Dam and Reservoir, features of the Huntley Project, are located 6 miles southeast of Ballantine, Montana near Billings. This offstream storage dam was completed by the Civilian Conservation Corps in 1937. Water is released from Anita Reservoir into the Reservoir Canal which flows across Fly Creek to the vicinity of Pompeys Pillar . As the first representative of the United States in the ...

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Theodore Roosevelt Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 158.97 miles

Theodore Roosevelt Wilderness now contains a total of 29,920 acres and is managed by the National Park Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of North Dakota. In 1978 Theodore Roosevelt Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude...

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Theodore Roosevelt National Park

Rank: 104 10 Activites Phone: (701)-623-4730 Email: thro_interpretation@nps.gov Distance: 163.70 miles

When Theodore Roosevelt came to Dakota Territory to hunt bison in 1883, he was a skinny, young, spectacled dude from New York. He could not have imagined how his adventure in this remote and unfamiliar place would forever alter the course of the nation. The rugged landscape and strenuous life that TR experienced here would help shape a conservation policy that we still benefit from today.

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Fresno Reservoir National Park

7 Activites Phone: (406)-759-5077 Email: GPWebmaster@usbr.gov Distance: 164.04 miles

The Fresno Dam, Milk River Project, is located on the Milk River 14 west of Havre, Montana. This reservoir, with 5,760 water surface acres, 25,618 land ares and 65 miles of shoreline, offers good fishing opportunity for walleye, northern pike, and perch. Concrete boat ramp, picnic shelters, and swimming beach.Current Reservoir Levels

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Charles M. Russell National Wildlife Refuge Park

8 Activites Phone: (406)-538-8706 Email: cmr@fws.gov Distance: 167.68 miles

Extending 125 miles up the Missouri River from the Fort Peck Dam in north-central Montana, the Charles M. Russell National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) is approximately 1,100,000 acres in size and includes the 245,000-acre Fort Peck Reservoir. Given the size and remoteness of the Refuge, the area has changed very little from the historic voyage of the Lewis and Clark expedition, through the era of outlaw...

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Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument Park

Rank: 153 2 Activites Phone: (406)-638-2621 Email: jerry_jasmer@nps.gov Distance: 174.46 miles

This area memorializes the U.S. Army's 7th Cavalry and the Sioux and Cheyenne in one of the Indians last armed efforts to preserve their way of life. Here on June 25 and 26 of 1876, 263 soldiers, including Lt. Col. George A. Custer and attached personnel of the U.S. Army, died fighting several thousand Lakota, and Cheyenne warriors.

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Halfbreed Lake National Wildlife Refuge Park

Phone: (406)-538-8706 Email: cmr@fws.gov Distance: 183.19 miles

Extending 125 miles up the Missouri River from the Fort Peck Dam in north-central Montana, the Charles M. Russell National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) is approximately 1,100,000 acres in size and includes the 245,000-acre Fort Peck Reservoir. Given the size and remoteness of the Refuge, the area has changed very little from the historic voyage of the Lewis and Clark expedition, through the era of outlaw...

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Upper Missouri River Breaks National Monument Park

7 Activites Phone: (406)-622-4000 Email: MT_Lewistown_FO@blm.gov Distance: 187.99 miles

This National Monument covers about 377,000 acres of BLM-administered public land in central Montana. These lands hold a spectacular array of plant life, wildlife, unique geological features, endless recreational opportunities and significant historical and cultural values. The rugged landscape has retained much of its unspoiled character over the centuries and, as a result, offers outstanding opp...

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Lake Ilo National Wildlife Refuge Park

5 Activites Phone: (701)-548-8110 Email: lakeilo@fws.gov Distance: 189.05 miles

Lake Ilo National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) is located in the Missouri Slope region of western North Dakota, near the Killdeer Mountains. Established in the mid-1930s for migratory waterfowl, this unique Refuge encompasses slightly more than 4,000 acres and is home to approximately 226 bird species, 36 mammals, 9 reptiles/amphibians, and 11 different fish species.

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Dickinson Reservoir - Edward Arthur Patterson Lake National Park

5 Activites Phone: (701)-456-2074 Email: dprd@dickinsonparks.org Distance: 192.33 miles

Dickinson Dam and Reservoir (Edward Arthur Patterson Lake), on the Heart River, store water for irrigating valley lands downstream from the dam, and for a municipal water supply for the city of Dickinson, North Dakota. The reservoir has approximately 1,191 water surface acres, 1,276 land acres and 22 miles of shoreline. Public use area open 7 days a week. Overnight camping, water and electric ho...

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