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Nature at Its Best

Anyone who appreciates the history of this country and the explorations of Lewis and Clark needs to... read more

Reviewed August 30, 2018
JJN96
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Tucson, Arizona
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I cannot believe how beautiful this river is while we visited Helena National Park. It is... read more

Reviewed August 5, 2018
shari w
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Saint Joseph, Michigan
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The Missouri River and the dams that form major lakes in the area provide great fishing opportunities.
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Reviewed August 30, 2018

Anyone who appreciates the history of this country and the explorations of Lewis and Clark needs to explore the Missouri River here is Montana. From Three Forks headwaters, though the Gates of the Mountains and the Great Falls, the river is beautiful, sparkling and inspiring.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank JJN96
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

I cannot believe how beautiful this river is while we visited Helena National Park. It is tremendously gorgeous. Fish weren't biting but I enjoyed the river.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank shari w
Reviewed July 3, 2018

The Missouri River seemed to be everywhere we went in Montana. I could picture the Native Americans along the shore fishing or perhaps a bear searching for a snack.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Gidget2015
Reviewed June 18, 2018

The Missouri in Montana has hundreds of miles of easily floatable experience. People who are looking for floats that last from one day to a week (with tent camping on the banks) will love this river. Look up the Missouri Wild and Scenic River on...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank OttoSeitz
Reviewed January 3, 2018

Interesting guide and scenery. Impressive surrounding mountains and wildlife. Well worth it. Recommended when in Helena, Montana.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank ShiShiJoJo
Reviewed August 28, 2017

Viewed the place where the Missouri River starts by the 3 rivers flowing together. The river and banks are sand and gravel and the water is crystal clear, not like most rivers at home.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed August 18, 2017

The whole stretch from below Canyon Ferry dam to Pelican rapids is worth checking. Rent a raft, drive the frontage road or get a floaty and jump in!

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank TeG85
Reviewed July 20, 2017

We were there in the dead of summer and caught some great trout, Rainbows and Brownies. The largest checked in at 7lbs, 8 ozs. Not bad for fishing in July. Beautiful area.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank desertbells
Reviewed July 10, 2017

One of the best and most scenic rivers in the western US. Lots of put-ins and take-outs. River is pretty easy - no rapids and if you want to hit a rock you'll have to buy one.

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank J G
Reviewed May 6, 2017

Had a great time fly fishing the Mo. The spring conditions were in full force but the fishing was still good.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Jack K
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