We would like to welcome you to our web-site of Montana.
The capital of Montana is Helena. Montana is a Spanish-Mexican expression derived
from the Latin word montanus meaning mountain. The Rocky Mountains cover one third
of Montana. Because of these towering mountains, Montana is a part of the beautiful
valleys of both the Missouri and Columbia River. We are the 41st state, fourth
largest, and purchased in 1803 along with other states near us. Today the Big Sky
Country still has cowboys, bucking broncos, rodeos, Indians, wilderness, wildlife, and
ghost mining camps.
Montana has a few haunting ghost towns in our state, which are called Nevada City,
Virginia City, and Bannack. These places are very interesting and aged. All of
these buildings are very old and run-down.
to our town, Livingston, we have historical points along the road indicating that Lewis
and Clark have explored this area along the Bozeman Pass. We also have world
renowned parks such as Yellowstone National Park and Glacier National Park.
Here in Montana people farm and ranch as well as going on hikes outside and
exploring. We also like to go fly fishing, hunting, or horseback riding in the
wilderness, or at camp sites. We have dinosaur digs that you can dig for parts of
dinosaurs. Traveling through our state you can see moose, elk, bears, eagles,
falcons, antelope, hawks, buffalo, and many more interesting animals. There are some
areas that you could go on a vacation at parks, water slide places, attractive hotels, bed
and breakfasts, and skiing resorts. Montana is a unique, preserved combination of
modern and old western living.