Spectacular Images Reveal Why Visiting Montana is a Must

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The Treasure State is truly one of America’s most breathtaking places. If you’ve never been, these spectacular images reveal why visiting Montana is a must. Pictured above, Saint Mary Lake, located on the east side of Glacier National Park, is absolutely stunning, surrounded by massive, steeply rising mountains on three sides, with gently rolling prairie and forested hillsides set along its eastern shoreline.

Flathead Lake

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Montana is home to practically endless beautiful lakes. Flathead Lake is the largest natural freshwater lake west of the Mississippi in the lower 48 states, with over 200 square miles of water and 185 miles of shoreline.

Going To The Sun Road

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Going To The Sun Road is one of the most awe-inspiring scenic drives in the U.S. Along the way you’ll see wildflower meadows, alpine vistas and lots of wildlife like mountain goats, bighorn sheep and black bears as well as the occasional grizzly.

Kootenai Falls

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Kootenai Falls is one of the largest free-flowing waterfalls in the Northwest. These magnificent falls and surrounding area are considered sacred to the Kootenai Indians whose ancestors inhabited the region.

Yellowstone National Park

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Montana is also home to part of Yellowstone National Park, along with Idaho and Wyoming. It offers a multitude of stunning sights like brilliant Fountain Paint Pot, named for the reds, yellows and browns of the mud in this area.