Who’s up for a fun road trip? Montana has the most beautiful natural wonders, including over 120 named waterfalls, and so we’ve mapped out a way for you to see some of our great state’s best falls, in our Southern Montana waterfalls road trip. Since the state is so large, it’s best to explore them one region at a time. This trip focuses on the southern part of the state and includes only Montana waterfalls that are easily accessible by car or a reasonably short hike. This way you and your companions can see them all in one day, though we recommend taking this trip over a weekend.

The journey is mapped out in Google Maps for your convenience. Use it as a guideline for your most gorgeous road trip yet. Without further adieu, let’s check out this ultimate Southern Montana waterfalls road trip:

Next, we’ll show you how to see some of Northern Montana’s most beautiful waterfalls! So, who will you bring on this adventure to see waterfalls in Montana, and what will be on your road trip playlist?

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What are the best waterfall hikes in Montana?

If you enjoyed our Montana waterfalls road trip, you'll love these waterfall hikes in Montana:

Montana is home to Glacier National Park which spans over 1,500 square miles of breathtakingly gorgeous wilderness and is packed with more than 700 miles of stunning hiking trails. There are so many waterfall hikes to take, it’s easy to find a trail, no matter what your experience level is. For a moderately challenging trip, head out on the 6.7-mile Avalanche Lake trail located near Lake McDonald and marvel at the beauty of its numerous cascading waterfalls. For a shorter trek, St. Mary and Virginia Falls Trail is just 2.9 miles located near Siyeh Bend and is a great hike the whole family will enjoy. Outside of Glacier National Park, hike Kootenai Falls located in Lincoln County. For the brave traveler, follow the trail to the swinging bridge for views of the rushing Kootenai River.

Does Montana have any natural wonders?

Big Sky Country is rich in a diverse natural history offering unforgettable wonders accessible across our state. Some of the many natural wonders in Montana are:

What are the best road trips through Montana?

In addition to our epic Montana waterfalls road trip listed above, the multitude of road trips through Montana is truly wondrous:

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