LONESOME HIGHWAY Montana s Missouri River Country LONESOME HIGHWAY By Rick and Susie Graetz From the center of the state at Lewistown, it is miles to Sidney and just a few miles farther to the Dakota line. Montana s Official State Website STATE MAP Order a FREE State Map Montana Maps Maps you can view online Bicycle maps, city maps, county maps, railroad maps, road construction and closures maps, and many Beartooth Highway s Wild Wild West Beartooth Highway The History of a Wild Highway It could be said that events leading to the construction of the Beartooth Highway were set in motion on March , when the Congress of the United States set aside Yellowstone National Park, the world s first national park, a Montana s Flathead Convention and Visitors Center Official The Flathead Valley The Flathead, as locals call the valley, lies just west of the Continental Divide in northwest Montana Here you ll find the gateway to Glacier National Park, and the home of both Whitefish Mountain Resort and Blacktail Ski Area. Taft The Wickedest City in America Spokane Historical By the early s, the rough and tumble frontier towns of America were dying off, slowly becoming gentrified and developed into respectable settlements Taft, Montana was one town that wasn t going to go down quietly Home to pimps, prostitutes and murderers, Taft earned the title, the wickedest city in America given by a visiting Chicago Tribune reporter. Great Northern Historical Trail Montana Trails The Great Northern Historical Trail extends miles between the lakeside town of Somers and the mountain valley community of Kila The trail follows part of the route of the old Great Northern Railway, which was later bought by Burlington Northern. Top Visitor Attractions in Montana TripSavvy The majestic Rocky Mountains, the wide open prairies, and the clear winding rivers make Montana a vacation wonderland The state s colorful human and natural history, touching on everything from Lewis and Clark to paleontology to Old West mines and mining towns, is the subject of many attractions that appeal to visitors from around the world. Montana s Glacier National Park A Travel Guide TripSavvy If you want a truly stunning outdoor getaway, visit Glacier National Park With alpine meadows, pristine lakes, and rugged mountains, the park is a hiker s paradise There is also a lot of history to explore, from historical lodges and transportation to stories of Native Americans Plan a visit to Sweetgrass Hills cowboyhvn utting abruptly out of the surrounding plains about ninety miles east of Glacier Park and tight against the Canadian border is a most impressive cluster of volcanic outcroppings, the Sweetgrass Hills, that would be called mountains if they occurred most anywhere else. Montana Map Go Northwest Travel Guide Montana map shows Interstate Highways, cities and towns, as well as points of interest including Glacier National Park, Flathead Lake, Yellowstone National Park and the State Capital, Helena.