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Montana United States #12 Highway Guide

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City of Helena
Highway 12 running Southeast from Helena is Also US Highway 287 until the Junction of 287 and 12 at Townsend.
1.0
1.6
Historic Point log cabin

2.0
3.2
Helena Coal Pile

3.0
4.8
National Forest Access

11.0
17.7
Burned forest

13.0
20.9
Pole Creek, beaver dam

15.0
24.1
Weasel Creek National Forest Access

16.0
25.7
Old brick house, White Earth Campground

19.0
30.6
Kimber Gulf Ranch

20.0
32.2
Silos Campground; Bureau of Reclamation and Bureau of Land Management
Access to Silos Campground
21.0
33.8
Crystal Park riding

22.0
35.4
Canyon Ferry Wildlife Area

23.0
37.0
Canyon Ferry Mansion Guest House

26.0
41.8
Park and campground
Missouri River, Indian Creek Road Conservation and Wolf Enhancement Area
26.0
41.8
Broadwater Museum and Historical Library; camping

27.0
43.5
Townsend and Junction of Highways 287 and 12

28.0
45.1
Townsend museum and tourist information

29.0
46.7
Townsend Fairgrounds

30.0
48.3
Canyon Ferry State Recreation Area, airport
Access to Canyon Ferry Recreational Area, Airport
31.0
49.9
Water Views

32.0
51.5
Vista- Mountain and Valley

33.0
53.1
Antonyk Ranch, Kamin Grove

34.0
54.7
Montana Elk Company

36.0
57.9
Little red tractor

37.0
59.5
Lippert Gulch Road

38.0
61.2
Creek and foothill views

39.0
62.8
Ross Gulch Road
National Forest Access
41.0
66.0
Helena National Forest Boundary

42.0
67.6
Cabin Gulch

43.0
69.2
National Forest Campground

44.0
70.8
Blacktail Road

45.0
72.4
Burned forest area
Cedar Bar Trail
46.0
74.0
Stream

47.0
75.6
Cabin tucked in woods

48.0
77.2
Carl Creek Trail

48.0
77.2
Big pines and winding mountain road

49.0
78.9
Helena National Forest
Skidway and campground
50.0
80.5
Ski Area

51.0
82.1
National Forest Access
Grassy Mountain Guest Ranch and Ski Area, Broadwater County line
53.0
85.3
Belt Loop Road

55.0
88.5
High point

56.0
90.1
Vista
valley views
57.0
91.7
Chain Up Area

58.0
93.3
Lone Pine Taxidermy

61.0
98.2
Big Belt Mountains

61.0
98.2
Historic Point: Smith River Valley
Big Belt Mountains to the west, Castle Mountains to the east. Gulches draining west slope of Big Belts from gold placer diggings; Castle Mountains have quartz mines; Fort Logan established in November 1879; White Sulfur Springs discovered in 1866; water quality identical to that in Baden Baden spa in Germany
62.0
99.8
Bucky Road

64.0
103.0
Ford Creek Ranch

66.0
106.2
Airport

68.0
109.4
Twisted metal clump
Stone Temple Ranch
72.0
115.9
White Sulphur Springs
Sky Lodge B&B, log house, Stockman Bar, Meather County Courthouse; Lewis & Clark National Forest; Arrowhead Meadows Golf
73.0
117.5
Junction with 89; Showdown Ski Area
North to Monarch, Armington, Lewis and Clark National Forest
74.0
119.1
Prairie dog town, dugout barn

76.0
122.3
Castletown turnoff
Castle Mountain Cattle Ranch, National Forest Access
79.0
127.1
Sluice water

81.0
130.4
National Forest Access

84.0
135.2
Jamison Trail Road National Forest Access

90.0
144.8
Checkerboard Bar
trailer park and small houses
91.0
146.4
Nelson's Corrals

92.0
148.1
Solberg's Cabins

93.0
149.7
Stands of fir, pine and cedar. Buffalo ranch

95.0
152.9
Cattle Ranch in Mountains

97.0
156.1
National Forest Access

98.0
157.7
Auto boneyard

99.0
159.3
Irrigation ditches

101.0
162.5
Belg Mountains

102.0
164.1
National Forest; Daisy Dean Access

103.0
165.8
Charles M. Bair Family Museum
north fork of Musselshell
103.0
165.8
Fishing Access
reservoir
105.0
169.0
Poultry farms, Meagher County line

108.0
173.8
Selkirk fishing access

109.0
175.4
Bug sculpture on fence

111.0
178.6
Wheat fields
82
116.0
186.7
Haymaker Ranch, Two Dot turnoff

118.0
189.9
Duncan Ranch Colony
farm produce
119.0
191.5
Crazy Mountains ahead, Belt Mountains to the east

120.0
193.1
Town of Two Dot
Named for a cattle brand
123.0
197.9
Historic point Crazy Mountains
Mountains named for emigrant woman who escaped from wagon train and was found near mountains; great cattle country
125.0
201.2
Needmore Land and Cattle Company Ranch

126.0
202.8
Army National Guard building, national forest access
No trees.
129.0
207.6
Jawbone Creek golf, Harlowtown Antiques, library, historic district and museum, Musselshell Veterans
Electric train engine display, historic 1908 Graves Hotel and Stockmans Bar; Milwauke Road Historic District commemorates 70 years, 28,000 settlers
130.0
209.2
Harlowtown, Montana
Refurbished depot, museum in old bank
132.0
212.4
Crazy Mountain views

136.0
218.9
Corrals

137.0
220.5
Winn Cook Ranch

141.0
226.9
River bottom

142.0
228.5
Many Gates Ranch

143.0
230.1
Rare Case International A tractor

144.0
231.7
Shoumut Montana stage stop

146.0
235.0
Woodpecker cutouts scattered for several miles
wetlands
147.0
236.6
OK Bar Ranch

148.0
238.2
Deadmans Basin fishing access

150.0
241.4
Sundance Wildlife Management Area
Wheatland County
151.0
243.0
Barber, Montana
Little white church in the vale
152.0
244.6
Mountains and rolling hills

153.0
246.2
Windmills

154.0
247.8
Green Mountain Angus Ranch; Sundance Wildlife Management Area

156.0
251.0
Red sandstone formations

157.0
252.7
Airport, elevators, Ryegate Bar

158.0
254.3
Wallys Ranch; Ryegate, Montana
Antiques, historic point where Chief Joseph and Nez Perce crossed Musselshell River in 1877. Chief Josephs tribe traveled from Idaho to Canada, and later surrendered to be confined to reservation
159.0
255.9
Log structure

164.0
263.9
High Point
Farmland views
166.0
267.1
Sandstone formations
Eroded and interesting
167.0
268.7
Railroad black bridge

168.0
270.4
Towering sandstone buttes

169.0
272.0
Cushman, Montana
Big Sky Angus Ranch
172.0
276.8
J C Jensen Ranch

174.0
280.0
Lavina, Montana
Nez Perce trail
175.0
281.6
Antique fence posts

178.0
286.4
Mountain views ahead and to east

179.0
288.1
Golden Valley/Musselshell County line

181.0
291.3
Deer Creek Road

184.0
296.1
Mountain views NE

186.0
299.3
Great old bridge, concrete dam

187.0
300.9
River Bottom

188.0
302.5
Verhove Polled Herefords

190.0
305.8
Harper Herefords

191.0
307.4
Current Creek Angus Ranch

192.0
309.0
River View

193.0
310.6
Pinetree Ranch

194.0
312.2
Mountains, pines, river
203 miles from historic Glendive, Montana
195.0
313.8
Historic Point, Horsethief Creek
Cow Country: open range, marker describes spring roundup
197.0
317.0
Roundup, Montana
Cow Belles corral; museum, Busy Bee Caf, Antiques, Leaning Cowboy
199.0
320.2
Roundup Cemetery
corrals
200.0
321.9
Pine hills to west

201.0
323.5
Mountain views to northeast

202.0
325.1
Old log homestead

203.0
326.7
Graffiti on cement barn

208.0
334.7
Horse Country

209.0
336.3
Nice Old Bridge

217.0
349.2
Yucca and pines in rocks, Musselshell River, ranchhouse and corrals

219.0
352.4
Junction of 310
South to Custer, Bighorn
220.0
354.0
Mountain views
Old wood elevator
223.0
358.9
Vistas to west

224.0
360.5
Ragged Point Road

226.0
363.7
Queens Point wayside rest, sheep wagon

227.0
365.3
Log Homestead

232.0
373.4
Melstone, Montana
gas and used tires
233.0
375.0
Oil Storage

234.0
376.6
Rosebud/Musselshell County line

236.0
379.8
Diving Buffalo Ranch

237.0
381.4
Reservoir

239.0
384.6
Hay wagon bed

244.0
392.7
Old abandoned Milwaukee Road roadbed

247.0
397.5
Alkalai flats

248.0
399.1
Old homestead Sumatra Post Office

250.0
402.3
Cell phone towers

256.0
412.0
Rock formation mushrooms

257.0
413.6
Ingomar, Montana (Sand Springs intersection, Road 102, Ingomar Road North)
visit historic, interesting Jersey Lilly bar in old Wiley Clark and Greening Bank building. Historic Point: Sheep Shearing Capitol of America; bustling town in 1910, now nearly abandoned
258.0
415.2
View of Ingomar, Montana

260.0
418.4
Alkalai flats

261.0
420.0
High Vista

265.0
426.5
Intersection

269.0
432.9
Windmill

277.0
445.8
Creek

280.0
450.6
Brick schoolhouse; Mission Valley Road
Ghost town, brick commercial building
284.0
457.0
Big Porcupine Creek Ranch

285.0
458.6
Big Porcupine Creek Road

287.0
461.9
Creek and wildlife

294.0
473.1
Buttes

295.0
474.7
Ralstons Arabians

297.0
478.0
Carterville Road
Agate/antique shop; historic log house
298.0
479.6
West Rosebud access, Slaughter House Creek Road
Fishing and campground on river
299.0
481.2
Forsyth, Montana (Junction of US Highway 12 & I-94)
West on I-94 to Billings, Bighorn, Custer. East to Miles City. North west via #12 to Townsend, Helena