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Montana State #200 Highway Guide

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Welcome to Montana.
Welcome to Montana.
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Exit #101 Interstate #90 - City of Missoula
Exit #101 Interstate #90 - City of Missoula
NOTE: Highway #200 overlaps Interstate Highway #90 at this point east. City of Missoula, nestled in the Rockies of Western Montana is one of America's most sophisticated small towns-Missoula. With an area population of more than 75,000, Missoula has what you'd expect to find in a big city. Missoula is surrounded by millions of acres of National Forest, wilderness and recreation areas.
1.5
2.4
View from highway
Driving east.
Driving east.
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4.7
Exit #104 ( Orange Street )
Access to the Missoula City Center, services off highway, fuel gas, diesel.
3.7
6.0
Exit #105
Junction of highway #12. Access to the University of Montana, Visitor Information Center. Services off highway, fuel gas, diesel.
5.4
8.7
Exit #107
Access to East Missoula. Services off highway, fuel gas, diesel, north side of highway.
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10.4
Point of Information
Crossing the Clark Forks River.
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13.4
Exit #109
Junction of highway #200. NOTE: Highway #200 overlap of Interstate highway #90 ends at this point & heads northeast.
8.8
14.2
Roadside turnout with historical marker
East side of highway.
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14.3
Community of Milltown
Services at highway.
8.9
14.4
View from highway
Looking at the Blackfoot River.
Looking at the Blackfoot River.
9.1
14.6
Point of Information
Crossing the Blackfoot River.
9.2
14.8
Services at highway
Fuel, north side of highway.
9.5
15.3
Junction of highway #210
South to communities of Piltzville, Clinton.
10.2
16.4
Community of Bonner

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18.2
Roadside turnout
Paved turnout, no services, north side of highway.
12.3
19.8
Access to Public fishing area of the Blackfoot River
North side of highway.
14.7
23.7
Point of Information
Crossing the Blackfoot River.
18.1
29.2
View from highway
Looking at the Blackfoot River.
Looking at the Blackfoot River.
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Gold Creek Road
Junction of highway #126, access to Gold Creek.
19.1
30.7
View from highway
Driving east.
Driving east.
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32.6
Roadside turnout
Large gravel turnout, no services, south side of highway.
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34.0
Bear Creek Road

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40.4
Community of Potomac
Services at highway, fuel gas, diesel, north side of highway.
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50.3
Access to Garnet Ghost Town
South of highway. Montana's most intact ghost town was never built to last. Garnet endures along with the spirits of the rugged gold miners and their families who carved a community in the heart of the Garnet Mountain Range at the end of the nineteenth century. In 1898, some 1,000 people knew Garnet as home.
31.7
51.0
View from highway
Driving east.
Driving east.
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51.1
Roadside turnout
South side of highway.
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54.1
Sunset Hills Road
South side of highway.
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57.0
Point of Information
Crossing the Blackfoot River.
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57.1
Public access to the Blackfoot River
North side of highway.
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64.6
Point of Information
Point of Information
Crossing the Clearwater River
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65.4
Junction of highway #83
North to the communities of Woodworth, Seeley Lake. North to Salmon State Park Campground. Salmon Lake is a natural impoundment just south of Seeley Lake, and belongs to a chain of lakes on the Clearwater River. Popular activities in this woodland setting of Douglas fir, western larch, and ponderosa pine are fishing, boating, and other water sports. This park is situated on 42 acres of land at an altitude of 4,000 feet. There are picnic tables, interpretive displays, drinking water, 20 campsites, fire rings, firewood, grills, flush and vault toilets, trashcans. RV/trailers are limited to 25-feet in size.
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Junction of highway #83
Services at highway, fuel. Access to Placid Lake State Park. Lake Placid, situated on a branch of the Clearwater River, is known for its smooth water and excellent trout fishing. There are a number of facilities for swimming, picnicking, boating, and camping. Early logging practices substantiated by the massive stumps of western larch in the area are described on interpretive panels. The 32-acre park sits at an altitude of 4,100 feet. Facilities include 40 sites, group use area, picnic tables, firewood, drinking water, firewood, trash cans, flush toilets. RV/trailer are limited in size to 25'.
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Roadside turnout with historic information sign
Paved turnout, south side of highway.
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71.2
Access to Clearwater River
Access to campground
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Point of Information
Powell County, western boundary.
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Public access to River Junction
South of highway, 9 miles.
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76.8
Public access to River Junction
South of highway, 9 miles.
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Point of Information
Crossing Monture Creek.
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Community of Avando
Access to Brons Lake, south of highway.
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88.9
View from highway
Driving east.
Driving east.
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Point of Information
Crossing the North Fork Blackfoot River.
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93.7
Roadside turnout with historical marker
Paved turnout, north side of highway.
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95.3
Access to North Fork National Forest Recreation Area
North of highway.
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97.8
Access to Browns Lake
South of highway 3 miles.
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Roadside turnout
Gravel turnout, no services, south side of highway.
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Mineral Hill Fishing Area
West boundary.
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102.1
View from highway
Driving south
Driving south
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102.3
Junction of highway #141
South to community of Helmville.
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Mineral Hill Fishing Area
East boundary.
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108.4
Roadside turnout
Paved turnout, no services, north side of highway.
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109.9
Roadside turnout with scenic view point
Paved & gravel turnout, no services, south side of highway.
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111.6
Access to National Forest Ogden Recreation Area
South of highway.
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113.8
Roadside turnout
Gravel turnout, no services, south side of highway
71.7
115.4
Roadside turnout with scenic view point
Roadside turnout   with scenic view point
Gravel turnout, no services, south side of highway
71.9
115.7
View from highway
Driving east.
Driving east.
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117.8
Roadside turnout
Large gravel turnout, no services, south side of highway
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117.9
Point of Information
Lewis and Clark County, western boundary.
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121.1
Roadside turnout with scenic view point
South side of highway.
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Junction of National Forest Roadway #1824
Access to Lone Point
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122.7
Point of Information
Community of Lincoln.
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125.2
North Beaver Creek Road
Access to National Forest Beaver Creek Recreation Area
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126.6
Access to R V Park, Campground
North side of highway.
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126.9
Lincoln business area
Services at highway, fuel.
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Access to Lincoln Town Campsite
South of highway.
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Point of Information
Crossing Landers Creek.
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137.8
Junction of National Forest - Roadway #330 ( Copper Creek Road )
Access to Copper Creek Recreation Area.
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138.9
Access to National Forest Campground Aspen Grove
South side of highway.
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Hogum Creek Road
Access to National Forest Hogum Creek Recreation Area.
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143.9
Alice Creek Road
Access to National Forest Alice Creek Recreation Area.
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Roadside turnout
No services, both stdes of highway.
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145.6
Junction of highway #279
South to communities of Canyon Creek, Helena City.
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147.8
View from highway
Driving east.
Driving east.
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148.9
Roadside turnout
Gravel turnout, no services, south side of highway
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149.4
View from highway
Driving east.
Driving east.
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151.6
Truck chain up area
Paved area, both sides of highway.
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Access to Meadow Creek
South side of highway.
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Roadside turnout
Paved turnout, no services, north side of highway.
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Point of Interest - The Continential Divide
Point of Interest - The Continential Divide
Rogers Pass, elevation 5610 feet. Roadside turnout, paved, both sides of highway.
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Roadside turnout
Gravel, no services, south side of highway.
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157.8
View from highway
Driving east.
Driving east.
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Roadside turnout with scenic view point

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158.9
Helena National Forest
Eastern boundary. Located in west-central Montana, the Helena National Forest surrounds Montana's Capital City and offers close to one million acres of distinctive landscapes.
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Roadside turnout
Gravel, no services, south side of highway.
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Truck chain up area
South side of highway.
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169.9
View from highway
Driving east.
Driving east.
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Truck chain removal area
South side of highway.
106.7
171.7
Point of Information
Crossing Middle Fork Dear Born River.
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Access to wildlife viewing area
North side of highway.
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172.7
Truck chain removal area
Paved, south side of highway.
107.5
173.0
View from highway
Driving south.
Driving south.
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Junction of highway #434
South to communities of Wolf Creek, Holter Dam
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178.0
View from highway
Driving south.
Driving south.
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View from highway
Driving south.
Driving south.
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Point of Information
Crossing Dearborn Creek
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View from highway
Driving south.
Driving south.
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Junction of highway #287
South to communities of Holter Dam, Wolf Creek. North to comunities of Augusta, Golden Ridge.
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192.6
Point of Information
Crossing Flat Creek.
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196.0
Roadside turnout
Roadside turnout
Photos taken from roadside turnout.
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Point of Information
Cascade County, western boundary.
130.0
209.2
Roadside turnout
Gravel, no services, north side of highway
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211.5
View from highway
Driving south
Driving south
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218.1
Junction of highway #21
North to community of Augusta.
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218.4
Junction of highway #565
Community of Simms. North to communities of Fairfield, Greenfield.
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Roadside turnout with historical marker - Fort Shaw
Roadside turnout with historical  marker - Fort Shaw
Paved turnout, north side of highway. Fort Shaw, barring fur trading posts, the most important white settlements were the mining camps in the western mountains. To protect the miners and settlers from possible incursions of hostile tribes a series of military posts was established around the eastern border of the mining camps and settlements. Fort Shaw was established in 1867 was one of these. General Gibbon led his troops from here in 1876 to join General Terry and General Custer on the Yellowstone just prior to the disastrous fight with the Sioux and Cheyenne Indians at the battle of Little Big Horn.
141.4
227.5
Community of Fort Shaw.

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235.5
Community of Sun River

146.5
235.8
Point of Information
Crossing the Sun River.
146.8
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Roadside turnout with historical marker
North side of highway.
147.3
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Point of Interest
Crossing Mill Coulee Creek.
147.6
237.5
Junction of highway #89
North to Glacier National Park. NOTE: Highway #87 overlaps highway #200 at this point, east.
150.6
242.3
Roadside turnout
Paved turnout, no services, north side of highway
154.5
248.7
Community of Vaughn
Services at highway, fuel, gas, diesel, north side of highway.
154.8
249.1
Services at highway
Fuel, gas, diesel, north side of highway
154.9
249.3
Point of Information
Crossing Muddy Creek.
155.4
250.0
Junction of Interstate highway #15
North to the Cities Conrad, Shelby. South to the Cities of Helena, Butte.
155.6
250.4
View from highway
Drivingt south. Note Highway #200 and #89 overlap Interstate highway #15 at this
Drivingt south. Note Highway #200 and #89 overlap Interstate highway #15 at this point east
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262.3
Exit #282 ( North West Bypass )
Access to highway #87, north to Fort Benton, Havre.
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City of Great Falls -Welcome to Great Falls
City of Great Falls -Welcome to Great Falls
Lewis & Clark and The Corps of Discovery crew were awestruck by the 'grand spectacle' of the great falls on the Missouri River. Two centuries later, the spectacle remains unchanged while Great Falls has become a travel destination with much to offer.
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Exit #280 ( Central Ave West )
Access to Great Falls, west side business district.
165.6
266.5
Point of Information
Crossing the Sun River.
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268.4
Exit #238
Junction of highway #89 & #200 NOTE: Overlap of highways #89 & #200 leave Interstate #15 at this point east.
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268.4
Start / Finish of Highway Travel Guide - e&l
For continuance of Highway #200 east see Wyoming milebymile.com - Section 3 Highway #200 - Great Falls to Lewiston. See attached link.

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