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Prairies to Foothills

Harlowton sits at the junction of US Highways 12 & 191, nestled between plains and several mountain ranges, in the heart of antelope country.

  • 1 Upper Musselshell Museum - Main Street. Dinosaur, Milwaukee Railroad and early settler history. Open Memorial Day to Labor Day (fee).
  • 2 Chief Joseph Park - Enter from Highway 12 or US 191 south. Campsites (fee), fire pits, picnic shelters, rest rooms, fish pond, playground, nature trails, volleyball, baseball, horseshoes.
  • 3 Jawbone Creek Country Club - North edge of town, scenic 9-hole golf course; open to the public.
  • 4 Spring Creek Campground - 30 miles west on Highway 12, partially paved road to campsite (approximately 4 miles). Campsites, fire pits, rest rooms, picnic tables, water (fee).
  • 5 Forest Lake Campground - 42 miles southwest on Highway 12 to junction of Highway 294. Rugged gravel road to campsite (approximately 9 miles). Campsites, fire pits, rest rooms, picnic tables (no fee).
  • 6 Deadman’s Basin - 20 miles east on Highway 12. Enjoy windsurfing, water skiing, fishing, picnics and camping.
  • 7 Two Dot - 12 miles west on Highway 12. Home of the historic Two Dot Bar and gateway to the streams of the Musselshell River.
  • 8 Judith Gap - 18 miles north on Highway 191. Scenic town located in the gap of the Little Belt and Snowy mountains. Snowmobiling, hunting, camping.
  • 9 Judith Gap Wind Farm - 90 electricity-generating wind towers standing 300 feet high rise on both sides of US Highway 191. Twelve miles north of Harlowton.
  • 10 Charles M. Bair Family Museum - 25 miles west of Harlowton on Highway 12, then one mile south on Highway 294. Open Memorial Day - Labor Day. Guided tours (fee). (406) 572-3314.

Harlowton Chamber of Commerce, (406) 632-4694.

Prairies to Foothills Day Trip Map