Nestled along the banks of the Missouri River in Montana lies the charming and historic town of Fort Benton. Known for its rich history, stunning landscapes, and outdoor recreational opportunities, Fort Benton is a destination worth exploring. If you're planning a trip to this hidden...

Part I:  The Lower River or the "Breaks": Judith Landing to James Kipp Recreation "In addition to relishing the sought-after solitude amid the picturesque high prairie scenery, many visitors traverse the Missouri Breaks specifically to retrace the footsteps and paddle through the same spots as...

Prior to westward expansion, plains Indians survived and thrived in desert environments like the Montana Great Plains. They had a comprehensive knowledge of all living things around them. Foraging meant survival and to survive they had to learn about the plants and their uses through...

This is a question we get quite often. Just like almost everything in life, it depends on personal preference. While some people like warm days and cool nights, other people do not like temperatures below 60 degrees. Do you like long daylight or do you...

The story of the Corps of Discovery (more popularly known as “the Lewis and Clark Expedition”) continues to captivate Americans. Elements, events, and the personalities, of the famed exploration still resonates across time. And it is quintessentially American that participants came from many diverse backgrounds...

Located in the heart of the Midwest, the Missouri River has captivated onlookers for centuries. As one of North America’s longest rivers, it is often referred to as “The Big Muddy” due to its brownish-gray color and sediment-filled waters. But why is it called "Big...

The Missouri River is home to over 300 species of birds, making it a bird watching paradise. From the serene beauty of Bald Eagles soaring overhead to the vibrant colors of warblers and tanagers, there is something special for everyone who loves birds. But when...

In the United States it is well known that we love our pets. In 2020 statistics show that Americans owned an average of 1.46 dogs per household. That is why we often get asked this question. Boarding dogs can be expensive, and a lot of...

Are you looking for a fun and exciting outdoor adventure? If so, it's important to do your research before choosing a company. There are many different outdoor adventure companies out there, and not all of them are created equal. So, what should you look for...

When one is new to boating, it can be really intimidating learning those unwritten rules and etiquettes. To some this comes naturally because they grew up in the outdoor community. While to others, they must learn from experience. As it goes, experience only comes...

Lets talk Grizzly bear history! It appeared in North America during the last ice age, maybe 30,000 years ago, migrating as early humans did, across Beringia, the land bridge that provided the pathway from northern Asia to North America.  Ursus arctos horribilis.  The Grizzly bear.  Initially...