Montana Nature August 20, 2017
9 Of The Most Enchanting Man Made Wonders in Montana
There’s no doubt about it: Montana has some of the most
incredible natural wonders on Earth. But we also have plenty of manmade attractions and architectural masterpieces worth checking out, and these 9 are definitely some of the finest.
1. St. Ignatius Mission
This gorgeous church from the 1800s is listed on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places. The architecture and design are exceptional.
2. Kootenai Falls Swinging Bridge
Take a short walk over this swinging bridge and you'll see Montana in a whole new way. This bridge can be found on the short hike to Kootenai Falls near Libby.
3. Fort Peck Dam
The Fort Peck Dam is the highest of six major dams along the Missouri River. The dam has a power-generating capacity of 185,250 kilowatts - pretty impressive.
4. The Garden of One Thousand Buddhas
Located on the outskirts of Arlee, the Garden of One Thousand Buddhas was dedicated as an as an International Peace Center. Walking through the beautiful garden is definitely relaxing.
5. Going-to-the-Sun Road
Whoever thought to pave a road that winds its way through some of Glacier National Park's most beautiful scenery... well, we thank you.
6. Cathedral of St. Helena
Our Cathedral of St. Helena dates back to the early 1900s, but its majestic beauty is timeless.
7. Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument
This monument memorializes the site of the Battle of the Little Bighorn, which took place in 1876.
8. Garnet Ghost Town
Montana has some pretty amazing ghost towns from our earlier days, but Garnet is our most intact ghost town. Visiting feels like walking back through history.
9. Our Lady of the Rockies
Our 90-foot statue dedicated to the Virgin Mary is simply spectacular.
Montana’s manmade wonders are beautiful, but nothing quite compares to our stunning