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Western Montana Hikes & Attractions

Warm Springs Wildlife Management Area

The Warm Springs Ponds Wildlife Management Area (WMA) is one of the most unique wildlife viewing places in all of Montana. The ponds are artificial and were not built for their wildlife value. In fact, they were constructed to try and mitigate environmental damage resulting from mining in nearby areas. Just like Prairie Dog State […]

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Salmon Lake State Park

Salmon Lake is one of a chain of natural lakes located along the Clearwater River in northwest Montana. The 630 acre lake is a popular with anglers, boaters, campers and bird watchers. Located on the lake, Salmon Lake State Park provides excellent access and getting there couldn’t be easier. It’s right on MT Hwy 83 […]

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Painted Rocks Recreation Area and State Park

Painted Rocks Recreation Area and Painted Rocks State Park are located in the Bitterroot Valley south of Missoula, MT. Named for the green, yellow and orange lichens that cover the rock walls, Painted Rocks Reservoir is popular for fishing, water skiing and all other types of boating. On a typical summer day you’ll find everything […]