Day Two – Driving With Dixie

Hello, we are in Malta, MT now, 730 miles into our trip! We had a great day yesterday even though we were very frustrated with our technology stuff. We saw Makoshika Dinosaur Museum in Glendive. The boys liked the way the displays were set up. They are noticing that displays are made differently in different museums. Jake enjoyed the forest habitat and the t-rex fighting off the stegosaurus.     In Garfield County the stygie … Read more

Dino Road Trip – Driving With Dixie

A couple of gals (grandmas) from northeast Montana plan to treat their grandkids to a road trip to visit as many stops along Montana’s Dinosaur Trail as they can. They’ll be doing daily updates as they travel along the trail. We’ve dubbed their trip “Driving’ With Dixie” since Grandma Dixie was the lead organizer for this great road trip. Dixie, her sister and a several grandkids plan to start their trek in southeast Montana, Ekalaka … Read more

Havre, MT Has A New Baby

Yes, you read that title correctly! The new baby in Havre is actually a cast of a very old baby and can be viewed at the H. Earl Clack Museum located on US Hwy 2 in Havre’s Holiday Village Mall. The infant Maiasaura cast is one of several dinosaur displays at the Clack Museum which is on Montana’s Dinosaur Trail. Visitors to the Clack will also see 75 million year old dinosaur eggs and embryos. … Read more

Diggin’ For Dinosaurs in Montana’s Russell Country

With the varied terrain in Russell Country, it isn’t difficult to imagine different dinosaurs roaming some of the landscapes. Grab a Montana Dinosaur Trail brochure and let’s go exploring dinosaurs! Our first stop is the Old Trail Museum in Choteau, MT. This is where a discovery by Marion Brandvold, at what is now called Egg Mountain, changed how paleontologists viewed these creatures. Maiasaura, which translates to “good mother lizard”, was found here along with a … Read more