Introduction to Montana state parks

Some generalities about Montana state parks, known for trails, mountains, etc, then list them out.

Beavertail Hill State Park Montana

Beavertail Hill State Park

Park Address: 29895 Bonita Station Rd, Clinton, MT 59825

Park Description: The park covers 65 acres, has an elevation of 3,615 feet, and offers river frontage, tipi rentals, a short interpretive trail, an amphitheater, campsites, and picnic areas.

Beavertail Hill State Park Visitors Guide

Lake Elmo State Park Montana

Lake Elmo State Park

Park Address: 219 Rolling Hills Dr, Billings, MT 59105

Park Description: The state park occupies 123 acres and is at an elevation of 3,199 feet (975 m). 

Lake Elmo State Park Visitors Guide

Giant Springs State Montana

Giant Springs State Park

Park Address: 4803 Giant Springs Rd, Great Falls, MT 59405

Park Description: Home to the world's largest freshwater spring & the Rainbow Dam, this park offers 2 miles of trails.

Giant Springs State Park Visitors Guide

Tower Rock State Park Montana

Tower Rock State Park 

Park Address: 2325 Old US Hwy 91, Cascade, MT 59421

Park Description: The centerpiece of the park is Tower Rock, a 424-foot-high rock formation which marks the entrance to the Missouri River Canyon in the Adel Mountains Volcanic Field.

Tower Rock State Park Visitors Guide

on a hike at Medicine Rocks State Park

Medicine Rocks State Park

Park Address: 1141 MT-7, Ekalaka, MT 59324

Park Description:  The park is named for the "Medicine Rocks," a series of sandstone pillars similar to hoodoos some 60 to 80 feet (18 to 24 m) high with eerie undulations, holes, and tunnels in them. 

Medicine Rocks State Park Visitors Guide

in the caves of Lewis and Clark Caverns

Lewis and Clark Caverns State Park

Park Address: 25 Lewis & Clark Caverns Road, Whitehall, MT 59759

Park Description: The state park includes two visitor centers, ten miles of hiking trails, a campground, and its namesake limestone caverns.

Lewis and Clark Caverns State Park

on top of a mountain looking at a mountain at  Makoshika State Park

Makoshika State Park 

Park Address: 1301 Snyder St, Glendive, MT 59330

Park Description: The state park encompasses badlands containing dinosaur fossils and rock from the Hell Creek Formation.

Makoshika State Park Visitors Guide