Missouri Headwaters State Park

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Missouri Headwaters State Park


Location:4 miles northeast of Three Forks, off Highway 205, then onto Highway 286.
Facilities:23 campsites (3 tent sites, 20 trailer site, 1 @di site), group facilities for camping and picnicking, 1 rental tipi, picnic area (é), hiking trails (4 miles), interpretive trail, boat ramp (day-use only), restrooms, interpretive displays.
Activities:Camping, boating (é), fishing (é), hiking, bicycling (é).
Special Features:Park encompasses the confluence of the Jefferson, Madison, and Gallatin rivers where they converge to form the Missouri River. In 1805, Captain Lewis stood on a limesone cliff and saw the three rivers, which he named after the US President and two cabinet members who financed the Lewis and Clark expedition.
Address:c/o Region 3 Office
1400 S 19th St
Bozeman, MT 59715

Phone:406-994-4042
Web: fwp.mt.gov/lands/site_281910.aspx
Size: 535 acres. Elevation: 4,045 feet.

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