9781566917056

Moon Handbooks Montana

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    9781566917056

  • ISBN10:

    1566917050

  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 4/15/2005
  • Publisher: Avalon Travel Publishing
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Summary

From getaways at Glacier National Park and rural guest ranches to small town rodeos, Moon Handbooks Montana is the guide to the best the state has to offer, both on and off the beaten path. Practical information includes suggested travel strategies and lists of must-see sights, plus essentials on dining, transportation, and accommodations for a range of budgets. Complete with color photos, illustrations, maps, and details for exploring Yellowstone, following Lewis and Clark's trail, or indulging in a hot springs resort, Moon Handbooks Montana gives travelers the tools they need to create a more personal and memorable experience.

Table of Contents

Discover Montana
Planning Your Tripp. 3
The Regionsp. 4
The Best of Montanap. 9
Following Lewis and Clark's Corps of Discoveryp. 12
Following the Fossil Recordp. 14
Hot Springs Tour of Montanap. 16
Montana Historic Hotels Tourp. 18
Fishing Southwest Montanap. 21
Explore Montana
Missoula and Northwestern Montanap. 24
Missoulap. 30
The Lower Clark Forkp. 45
St. Regis
Superior
Alberton
Frenchtown
Paradise
Plains
Thompson Falls
Trout Creek
Noxon
Heron
The Bitterroot Valleyp. 51
The Lower Bitterroot: Lolo, Florence, Stevensville, Victor, Corvallis, Hamilton
The Upper Bitterroot: Darby, Lake Como, Sula
The Flathead Reservation and the Mission Valleyp. 63
St. Ignatius
Ronan
Hot Springs
Perma
Dixon
Flathead Lakep. 69
Polson
Elmo
Dayton
Lake Mary Ronan
Rollins
Lakeside
Somers
Bigfork
The Swan and Blackfoot valleysp. 80
Swan Lake
Holland Lake and Condon
Bob Marshall Wilderness Area
Seeley Lake
Blackfoot Valley
Lincoln
North of Flathead Lakep. 88
Kalispell
Whitefish
Big Mountain Resort
Columbia Falls
Hungry Horse
The Northwestern Cornerp. 102
Bull River Road and the Cabinet Mountains Wilderness
Troy
Libby
Lake Koocanusa
Eureka
Glacier National Parkp. 112
West Glacier and Flathead River's Middle Forkp. 119
Essex
Bob Marshall Wilderness Area
Great Bear Wilderness Area
North Fork of the Flathead Riverp. 123
Polebridge
McGee Meadows
Bowman Lake
Lake McDonald Valleyp. 126
Apgar
Going-to-the-Sun Road
Lake McDonald
Logan Pass to St. Maryp. 131
St. Mary Lake
Rising Sun
Gunsight Lake
East Glacier and Vicinityp. 135
Two Medicine
Many Glacierp. 138
Grinnell Glacier
Waterton Lakes National Parkp. 143
Butte, Helena, and Southwestern Montanap. 150
Buttep. 155
The Upper Clark Fork River Valleyp. 164
Deer Lodge
Drummond
Pintler Scenic Routep. 168
Anaconda
Georgetown Lake
Philipsburg
The Skalkaho Pass Road
The Big Hole River Countryp. 174
Big Hole National Battlefield
The Big Hole: Jackson, Wisdom, Wise River
The Lower Big Hole River: Divide, Melrose
The Pioneer Mountains
The Southwestern Cornerp. 180
Red Rock Valley
Horse Prairie Valley
Bannack
Bannack State Park
Dillonp. 185
Alder Gulch and the Ruby River Valleyp. 189
Virginia City
Nevada City
Ruby River Valley: Alder, Laurin, Sheridan
The Jefferson River Valleyp. 195
Lewis and Clark Caverns
Whitehall
Twin Bridges
I-15: Butte to Helenap. 197
Boulder
Basin
Helenap. 201
Townsend and the Upper Missouri Valleyp. 209
Townsend
The Upper Missouri Lakes: Canyon Ferry Lake, Hauser Lake, Holter Lake, and the Gates of the Mountains
The Missouri Headwaters and South-Central Montanap. 213
Bozeman and Vicinityp. 217
Three Forks and the Madison River Valleyp. 227
Three Forks
Missouri Headwaters State Park
Ennis
Cliff Lake and Wade Lake
Quake Lake and Hebgen Lake
Big Sky and the Gallatin Valleyp. 240
Livingston and the Paradise Valleyp. 246
Gardiner
Big Timber to Laurelp. 258
Crazy Mountains
Boulder Valley
Reed Point
Rapelje
Columbus and the Stillwater River
Absaroka-Beartooth Wildernessp. 264
Red Lodge
Beartooth Highway
Cooke City and Silver Gate
Yellowstone National Parkp. 272
West Yellowstone
Madison Junction
Norris Geyser Basin
Mammoth Hot Springs
Tower Junction
Billings and Southeastern Montanap. 284
Billingsp. 291
East Toward Miles Cityp. 299
Pompey's Pillar National Monument
Colstrip
Forsyth
Miles Cityp. 304
The Lower Yellowstonep. 308
Terry
Glendive
Makoshika State Park
Wibaux
The Southeastern Cornerp. 316
Baker
Ekalaka
Broadus
The Crow and Northern Cheyenne Reservationsp. 323
Hardin
The Crow Indian Reservation
Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument
The Northern Cheyenne Reservation
Custer National Forest, Ashland Division
Bighorn Canyon and the Pryor Mountainsp. 332
Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area-North District
Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area
South District
The Pryor Mountains
The Judith Basin and Central Montanap. 340
Lewistownp. 344
East of Lewistownp. 351
Charles M. Russell National Wildlife Refuge, Western Unit
Winnett
The Judith Basinp. 354
Stanford
Hobson and Utica
The Judith Gap
Winifred
White Sulphur Springs and the Belt Mountainsp. 358
Neihart
Monarch
The Shields River
Highway 12 and the Musselshell Valleyp. 363
Roundup
Harlowton
Crazy Mountains
The Big Open and Northeastern Montanap. 372
The Little Rocky Mountainsp. 377
The Fort Belknap Indian Reservation
The Little Rockies
Zortman and Landusky
The Milk River Valleyp. 379
Malta
Saco
Glasgow and Fort Peckp. 382
The Fort Peck Indian Reservation and Vicinityp. 386
Wolf Point
Poplar
The Northeast Cornerp. 389
Scobey
Plentywood
Medicine Lake National Wildlife Refuge
Fort Union and Vicinityp. 392
Fort Buford and the Missouri-Yellowstone Confluence
Culbertson
Highway 200: Fairview to Circlep. 396
Fairview
Sidney
Richey
Circle
The Big Openp. 399
Jordan
Charles M. Russell National Wildlife Refuge, Eastern Unit
The Hi-Line and North-Central Montanap. 404
Great Falls and Vicinityp. 408
Giant Springs Heritage Park
Black Eagle and Rainbow Dams
Ryan Dam
Fort Benton and Big Sag Countryp. 416
The Shonkin Sag
Highwood Mountains
Square Butte Natural Area
Upper Missouri River Breaks National Monument
The Hi-Linep. 423
Havre
Chinook
Chester
Shelby
Conrad
Blackfeet Indian Reservationp. 429
Cut Bank
Browning
Rocky Mountain Frontp. 431
Valier
Dupuyer
Choteau
Augusta
Bob Marshall Wilderness Area
Know Montana
The Landp. 440
Geography
Climate
Florap. 443
The Prairies
Coniferous Forests
Alpine Tundra
Faunap. 445
The Prairies
Coniferous Forests
Alpine Tundra
Environmental Issuesp. 448
Power Generation on the Go
To Burn or Not to Burn
The Gifts of Mining Past
Land Use
Historyp. 451
Early Inhabitants and Exploration
White Settlement and Indian Wars
Empires Gained and Lost
Government and Economyp. 461
The Peoplep. 464
Native Americans
The Immigrants
The Arts and Culturep. 468
Literature
Art
Theater
Recreationp. 473
Public Lands
Private Land
Outdoor Pursuits
Gambling in Montana
Spectator Sports
Shopping
Accommodations and Foodp. 481
Transportationp. 484
Getting There
Getting Around
Other Practicalitiesp. 489
Crossing To and From Canada
Tips for Travelers
Precautions
Money
Communications and Media
Maps
General Information and Services
Suggested Readingp. 495
Internet Resourcesp. 502
Indexp. 503
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