Three Forks, Montana
Campgrounds and RV parks are located very near to Three Forks.
The settlement history of the city of Three Forks began with the Lewis & Clark Expedition. The name is derived from the convergence of three rivers, the Jefferson, Madison and the Gallatin to form the Missouri River. Warring native American tribes met to battle at this location and the site later became a trading post with the white men and the Crow tribe.
Lewis & Clark Caverns State Park boasts limestone caves with stalactites and stalagmites creating an underground fairyland. The colourful history of the area is displayed at Headwaters State Park or the Headwaters Heritage Museum in downtown Three Forks.
The proximity of prosperous Bozeman assures the continued rapid growth of Three Forks for years to come. The bulk of the working population of Three Forks is employed by a variety of manufacturing companies, a further small percentage works for the government and about 10% are self-employed.
- Lewis & Clark Caverns State Park, first state park
- Three Forks Road Bike Rides, Lewis & Clark Trail
- statue of Sacajawea, the Lewis & Clark Expedition interpreter, in park
- Missouri River Headwaters State Park
- Headwaters Golf Course, 9 holes, public
- Madison Buffalo Jump