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Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest

Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest
Dillon, Montana, 59725
The Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest is the largest of the National Forests in Montana. Covering 3.36 million acres (13,600 km2), the forest is broken into nine separate sections and stretches across eight counties.

C. M. Russell Museum Complex

C. M. Russell Museum Complex
Great Falls, Cascade County, Montana, 59401
The museum's primary function is to display the artwork of Great Falls "cowboy artist" Charles Marion Russell, for whom the museum is named.

Cathedral of Saint Helena

Cathedral of Saint Helena
Helena, Lewis and Clark County County, Montana, 59601
The Columbia Construction Company of New York began construction of the Cathedral in 1908; the cornerstone was laid on October 4 that year.

Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park
Flathead, Montana
To commemorate the long history of peace and friendship between the United States and Canada, the two nations have combined Glacier National Park and Waterton Lakes National Park and created the Waterton/Glacier International Peace Park.

Grizzly & Wolf Discovery Center

Grizzly & Wolf Discovery Center
Montana, 59758
The Grizzly & Wolf Discovery Center is a not-for-profit wildlife park and educational facility opened in 1993 that is located in West Yellowstone, Montana. It is open 365 days a year, and admission is good for two consecutive days.

Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument

Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument
Crow Agency, Big Horn County, Montana, 59022
This monument is dedicated to the men who died in the battle of the Little Bighorn. It was build in 1881 making it the oldest national monument in the country.

Montana State Capitol

Montana State Capitol
Helena, Lewis and Clark County, Montana, 59601
The building, constructed of Montana sandstone and granite, is in Greek neoclassical architectural style. The exterior of the dome is covered in copper. Atop the dome is a statue of a woman affectionately dubbed "Lady Liberty."

Museum of the Rockies

Museum of the Rockies
Bozeman, Gallatin County, Montana, 59717
The Museum of the Rockies' collections focus on the physical and cultural history of the Rocky Mountains and the people and animals who have lived there.

Paris Gibson Square Museum of Art

Paris Gibson Square Museum of Art
Great Falls, Cascade County, Montana
Paris Gibson Square Museum of Art is an art museum. The building was constructed in 1896 to house the city's first high school. It is one of six museums in the city.

Pictograph Cave

Pictograph Cave
Billings, Montana, 59101
Pictograph Cave is a 23-acre (93,000 m2) area of three caves (Pictograph, Middle, and Ghost caves) located 5 miles (8 km) south of Billings, Montana. Excavation of the three caves began in 1937.

Pompeys Pillar National Monument

Pompeys Pillar National Monument
Yellowstone County, Montana, 59088
Pompeys Pillar National Monument is a rock formation. The pillar itself stands 150 feet (45 m) above the Yellowstone River and consists of sandstone from the late Cretaceous Hell Creek Formation, 75 - 66 million years ago.

Rosebud Battlefield State Park

Rosebud Battlefield State Park
Half Moon Hill, Big Horn County, Montana
Rosebud Battlefield State Park is the site of the Battle of the Rosebud. The battle, known also as Crook's Fight on the Rosebud or Battle of Rosebud Creek, was fought on June 17, 1876.

The Roosevelt Arch

The Roosevelt Arch
Gardiner, Montana, 59030
The Roosevelt Arch is a rusticated triumphal arch at the north entrance to Yellowstone National Park in Gardiner, Montana. Constructed under the supervision of the US Army at Fort Yellowstone, its cornerstone was laid by President Theodore Roosevelt.

Washoe Theater

Washoe Theater
Anaconda, Anaconda-Deer Lodge County, Montana
Last theater in the Nuevo Deco style. This was completed in 1931, but did not open until 1936 due to the Depression. The Washoe Theater is rated by the National Theater of the Smithsonian.

ZooMontana

ZooMontana
Billings, Montana, 59106
ZooMontana is a 70-acre (28 ha) wildlife park located in Billings, Montana, U.S. and is Montana's only zoo and botanical park. It currently maintains nearly 100 animals, representing 58 species.

Montana

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Postal Code: MT
Capital City: Helena
Became a State: November 8, 1889
Population: 1,032,949*
Area: 147,039.71 miles2 (380,833.23 km2)

* 2015 est. U.S. Census Bureau
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Top 10 Most Popular Montana Landmarks

  1. Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument
  2. Glacier National Park
  3. Montana State Capitol
  4. Cathedral of Saint Helena
  5. Pompeys Pillar National Monument
  6. Museum of the Rockies
  7. C. M. Russell Museum Complex
  8. Rosebud Battlefield State Park
  9. Washoe Theater
  10. Paris Gibson Square Museum of Art

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