Fort Benton attracts visitors with its significant historical presence, and the town's charm keeps people from ever wanting to leave. The mighty Missouri River flows through town with a paved walking trail that parallels it. These five city lots sit within walking distance to the Missouri River. Build your dream home in the close-knit Fort Benton community. Grab your pole and head down to the river for relaxation under the sun. Watch the deer wander by from your porch and take in the majestic sunsets that are painted across the Montana Big Sky. This location puts you within proximity of prime bird, deer, and elk hunting and a short drive to the Shonkin/Highwood Mountains. Fort Benton provides a well-groomed golf course, grocery store, pharmacy, clinic, and several amazing restaurant choices. The rural small-town feel is one that you can't help but appreciate. Adjacent parcel of five city lots is also available for separate purchase. Local Area Small town Fort Benton, MT has the charm to leave a big impression on the hearts of many. For example, Forbes named Fort Benton one of the fifteen prettiest towns in America, and National Geographic Travelers warns tourists not to miss Fort Benton. Community cordiality is a reoccurring theme in the town known as the Birthplace of Montana, so you can expect a friendly wave from the passerby. History is rich in this area and history buffs often seek the information that the local museums, trails, and monuments have to offer. Fort Benton is a living tribute to the days when the West was wild where you can walk in the footsteps of Lewis and Clark! Additionally, Fort Benton is located on the banks of the mighty Missouri River giving it a unique and spectacular perspective of wildlife and views. Here you can walk on the same riverbank as Lewis and Clark and the Corp of Discovery did two hundred years ago. Float the majestic Missouri River, stroll Front Street, and shop the accommodating stores, hit up a landmark event, or relax and journey back into time at the historic Grand Union Hotel. This fascinating region defines Big Sky Country with its brilliant blue sky overhead, the Majestic Rocky Mountains awaiting in the distance, and the friendliest people you will find in the state. Area Attractions Missouri River Get swept away on this majestic river that offers up memorable float trips and big fish! From Fort Benton to the North Dakota border, the Missouri River flows through beautiful scenery and peaceful environments. Access to this portion of the river is limited due to the towering canyons with fascinating rock formations and large arid buttes. This allows floaters and anglers the peace and serenity they long for. The Missouri River is a large part of the area's history. Its blue waters offer anglers the opportunity to catch huge Northern Pike, Walleye, Catfish, and Smallmouth Bass. The high nutrition of the water allows fish to get big...and the stories are even bigger! Longer float trips on this portion of the river are popular and can be scheduled with local outfitters. Canoeing and kayaking are part of the activities that locals and tourists partake in all while casting in a line to try their luck. Further down the river, the Missouri River Breaks astonish floaters and historians dropping their jaws in sheer awe of the unique and formidable landscape.
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