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Interesting piece of history

Interesting location and if you're following Lewis and Clark - a must. The actual headwaters is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Julie P
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Headwaters

Went with the intent of having out picture taken at the Headwater of the Missouri. Well laid out... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Quest545657
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The Jefferson, Madison and Gallatin Rivers merge to form the Missouri River, which was an important geographical area for early native Americans, traders, trappers and settlers.
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U.S Hwy 286, Three Forks, MT
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting location and if you're following Lewis and Clark - a must. The actual headwaters is understated although there is a plaque and plenty of parking. You can then drive further down the Missouri and stop at various vantage points. Our favourite was overlooking the...More

Thank Julie P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went with the intent of having out picture taken at the Headwater of the Missouri. Well laid out and easy to find. A lot of hiking if you want.

Thank Quest545657
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a simple but good stop along the way from Butte to Bozeman along I-90. The Missouri River is the longest river in the U.S. and this state park shows where the three rivers join to create the headwaters of the Missouri River. The...More

Thank 2beans2000
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

Beautiful vistas of the confluence of 3 rivers. Well maintained facilities. Excellent and well-located interpretive signs. Several hiking trails with varied experiences are available.

Thank Joy B
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

This park is just a few miles off of I-90, a little east of Butte - so it is very easy to get to. There is a $6.00 per vehicle day use fee. The highlight of the park is the confluence of the Madison and...More

Thank Doc_Cody
Reviewed 7 August 2018

You can still imagine what Lewis and Clark must have thought when they got here and the Missouri split into three rivers. Despite having visited Montana 8-10 times this was my first time here and it was a good decision.

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Reviewed 3 August 2018

A pretty state park at the confluence of the three rivers that become the Missouri. Pleasant hiking on short trails.

Thank Buddy S
Reviewed 24 July 2018

This is a wide open space is where three rivers meet to form the Missouri. It probably broke Lewis' & Clark's hearts to realize that there was no water passage to the Pacific... but it is a serene, dramatic trail (with a well paved road)...More

Thank Patricia R
Reviewed 23 July 2018

Check this place out and walk up to where Lewis and Clark once stood. Right outside of Three Forks. See where the confluence of the Gallatin, Jefferson and Madison Rivers for m the Missouri River!

Thank Page S
Reviewed 10 July 2018

This is the spot where Lewis and Clark arrived after departing from Wood River, Illinois near St. Louis. Bonus, the scenery is beautiful!

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Andrea F
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Sorry don’t know. It is a state park so you might contact MT State Parks office.
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