To put it very simply, the best way to sum up the region would be Lewis and Clark's description of the region: "The country on either side of the Missouri River is rich, high, and beautiful."
During migration periods, millions of waterfowl fill the sky above the many lakes and reservoirs that dot Montana's northeast corner. Fort Peck Lake has 1,520 miles of shoreline, and surrounding it is the C. M. Russell National Wildlife Refuge, which covers a million acres. Ranches and farms are found everywhere in the area, as they share the land with an abundance of wildlife.
Popular activities in the area range from giant fossil digs to world class fishing, summer theatre, rodeos, Powwows, country fairs, horse races, wagon train vacations, or just plain getting away from it all.
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