Montana March 16, 2016
12 Amazing Places In Montana That Are A Photo-Taking Paradise
If you know where to look, every bit of Montana is beautiful. From the mountain ranges to the badlands and the unbelievable beauty of Glacier National Park, this state is full of photo ops. Visit these 12 spots if you want to walk away with an amazing shot.
1. Cathedral of St. Helena
This Helena landmark was constructed at the turn of the century, and even after several renovations, it still looks straight out of the past.
2. Kootenai Falls Swinging Bridge, Libby
This bridge will give you the most breathtaking views of the Kootenai River Gorge just below Kootenai Falls.
3. Makoshika State Park
If the rocks don’t impress you, the dinosaur fossils certainly will.
4. Virginia City
With buildings that look like the backdrop of an old Western, taking photos when you visit Virginia City is a must.
5. Lake McDonald, Glacier National Park
It’s impossible to stop snapping photos of this masterpiece.
6. Giant Springs State Park, Great Falls
This is one of the most beautiful parks for taking photos, both portraits and landscapes—it’s home to one of the largest freshwater springs in the country.
7. Wild Horse Island State Park
Incredible views, lush, green land, wildlife… Wild Horse Island is as amazing as it sounds.
8. Fort Peck Dam
The largest hydraulic built dam in the world is definitely worthy of a photo shoot.
9. Grinnell Glacier, Glacier National Park
It looks just as surreal in real life as it does in photos.
10. Bighorn Canyon
You’ll want to remember the first time you see these views… and the fifth.
11. Garden of One Thousand Buddhas, Arlee
Snap some photos of the garden, which was built to help people of all faiths cultivate inner peace, with the beautiful Mission Mountains in the background.
12. Lamar Valley, Yellowstone National Park
This expansive valley spans parts of both Montana and Wyoming. If you’re hoping to photograph some wildlife, you’ll have an excellent chance of seeing some here.
Where are your favorite spots in Montana to take pictures?