25 Famous Landmarks in Montana You Must Visit Story

By Gabrielle T

Introduction

25 Famous Landmarks in Montana You Must Visit Story

There are many famous landmarks in Montana to visit, including the beautiful state and national...

Landmark 1

Bannack State Park

Before the 1860s, Montana was a largely deserted state. It only saw occasional settlements and...

Landmark 2

Original Governor's Mansion

Helena, the state capital, is the heart of Montana's Lewis and Clark county. As the...

Landmark 3

Avalanche Lake

Though Glacier National Park is full of trails and views, Avalanche Lake is one of...

Landmark 4

Yellowstone National Park

Everyone has heard of Yellowstone National Park. This massive natural landmark spans multiple states and...

Landmark 5

Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest

Though Yellowstone might be the largest National Park in the United States, most of its...

Landmark 6

Virginia City Historic District

Once prospectors discovered gold in Montana, it became a hotspot for those wishing to capitalize...

Landmark 7

Butte–Anaconda Historic District

Most people think of gold when they think about early American mining efforts. However, copper...

Landmark 8

Going-to-the-Sun Road

If you're looking for a scenic drive to take while visiting Montana, you have to...

Landmark 9

Fort Benton Historic District

If you're a history buff that's always been interested in early Western US settlements, you...

Landmark 10

Pictograph Cave State Park

It's not hard to see why Pictograph Cave State Park got its entry into the...

Landmark 11

Giant Springs State Park

Along the Missouri River, you'll find the natural Montana landmark Gian Springs State Park. Home...

Landmark 12

Pompeys Pillar National Monument

Pompeys Pillar is a 51-acre territory near the Yellowstone River. However, the rock formation found...

Landmark 13

Glacier National Park

You've already seen Glacier Park show up on this list, but the entire park is...

Landmark 14

Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument

With America's Westward expansion came conflicts with the native tribes that called that land home...

Landmark 15

Great Northern Railway Buildings

Glacier National Park has, since its conception, been a tourist attraction Montana locals are proud...

Landmark 16

Lewis & Clark Caverns State Park

One of the most famous places in Montana you must visit is Lewis & Clark...

Landmark 17

Lake McDonald

While you're visiting Glacier Park, make sure you take time to check out Lake McDonald...

Landmark 18

Lake McDonald Lodge

Though still open to the public as a hotel, the Lake McDonald Lodge is a...

Landmark 19

Museum of the Rockies

No trip to Bozeman, Montana, would be complete without a stop at the Smithsonian-affiliated Museum...

Landmark 20

Garden of One Thousand Buddhas

If you're looking for something fun to do while visiting Missoula, consider checking out the...

Landmark 21

Missouri River

At the beginning of the Lewis and Clark expedition, the explorers likely had no idea...

Landmark 22

Montana State Capitol

Visitors can find the heart of Montana's government at the Montana State Capitol. Since the...

Landmark 23

First Peoples Buffalo Jump State Park

The First Peoples Buffalo Jump State Park offers visitors a mixture of awe-inspiring scenery and...

Landmark 24

Grant-Kohrs Ranch National Historic Site

Settlers in Montana weren't always chasing the gold rush. Many became renowned cattle farmers. The...

Landmark 25

Big Sky Resort

If your Montana trip was inspired by a desire to have fun in the great...

Conclusion

In Conclusion

Montana might be an underrated state to many, but as you've just learned, it has...

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