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City of Glendive

City of Glendive


lat: 47.106401 long: -104.7107931

The city of Glendive,  located along the Yellowstone River, is home to just over 5,000 people and is known as the Gateway to Makoshika. Originally founded in 1881 by the Northern Pacific Railway, Glendive acted as a stop along the transcontinental railroad.

Today, the town offers a quaint downtown area with several shops and restaurants. Access to the river draws in many summer visitors each year, with activities such as fishing, boating, hiking, and searching for the famous paddlefish of the Yellowstone River. Visitors can take in the history of Glendive by participating in the North Side Historic Walking Tour, which takes you through residential areas and across the historic Bell Street Bridge.

Glendive is a major stop along the Montana Dinosaur Trail. Makoshika State Park, located within city limits, is a hotspot for dinosaur fossils. The visitor center even has a full Triceratops skull that was discovered in the park.

Additionally, during the summer, locals and visitors alike can stop by farmers markets, festivals, and educational events at the park. Fair season brings in people from all over to participate in rodeos, live music, and agricultural activities.

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Lewis and Clark Highway

lat: 44.97475 long: -113.44537
Hauser Hiking Trail

A trail starting at Hauser Dam and overlooking the Missouri River.

lat: 46.765794328365 long: -111.88708305359
Judith Landing to Woodhawk Wilderness

lat: 47.7400888 long: -109.6276312
Decision Point

lat: 47.9249036 long: -110.4985534
Blue Mountain

lat: 46.8148437 long: -114.1806973
Mcnamara to Bonner

lat: 46.9502198 long: -113.3787584
Blackfoot River Beginning

lat: 46.9502198 long: -113.3787584
Travelers Rest State Park

lat: 46.753308 long: -114.0899468
Rogers Pass

lat: 47.0763322 long: -112.370577
Old Buffalo Trail 1

lat: 46.9547545 long: -113.5255417
Tower Rock Trail

lat: 47.188617 long: -111.8101938
James Kipp Landing

lat: 47.6276519 long: -108.6854877
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