Montana: what to see between mountain landscapes
What to see in Montana, attractions and places to visit in a state with spectacular mountain landscapes, including valleys and numerous massive.
The Montana is part of the confederation of the United States of America and is one of the largest states. The Montana is bordered to the north by Canada for a few hundred kilometers to the east with North Dakota, south to Wyoming and South Dakota and south west by Idaho.
From north to south are numerous massive including the Madison Range, Gravelly Range, the Gallatin Range, Big Belt Mountains to, the Tobacco Roots, the Bridger Mountains, Absaroka Mountains and the Beartooth Mountains that form the largest plateau of the United States place above three thousand meters above sea level where the Granite Peak which, with its almost four thousand meters, is the highest mountain in Montana.
Many of the valleys, with spectacular landscapes that open up between a solid and the other, exploited for agriculture mainly thanks to the rivers rich in water. Some are also exploited for tourism and among them deserves mention Bitterroot Valley, Big Hole Valley, Flathead Valley and Gallatin Valley.
If you move to the east you go to the region of the Great Plains in the middle of a flat landscape interrupted here and there by the Island ranges, which are massive blocks, and gullies, which are particular tracts of land eroded by flowing water.
Places to visit in Montana
Rifts or the Missouri Missouri Breaks, are steep valleys covered with gullies that characterize the area going from the central part of the state to the north. Some rivers are very rich in fish and therefore ideal for fishing, while others, having huge water flow, are used to meet the water needs of this state as well as to generate electricity.
The Clark Fork River is richer in water followed by the Flathead and Kootenai. In addition to the great rivers there are also significant as the Flathead Lake which is the largest freshwater lake in the US located to the west of the Great Lakes region.
They are part of Montana also the Glacier National Park, which is a part of Yellowstone National Park, and the National Bison Range, a large reserve designed to protect the breed of the American bison. Do not miss some Indian reservations where there are the tribes of the Cheyenne and Feet Blacks.