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Charles M. Russell Wildlife Refuge

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Lots of wildlife

We traveled through the South section the end of January which meant only about 11 miles was open... read more

Reviewed 30 January 2017
Bob K
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Eagle River, Wisconsin
This is Montana

One of Gods beautiful creations! If you want to get a real concept of what Montana is you have to... read more

Reviewed 17 January 2017
maryv861
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Fort Peck, Montana
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A 1.1-million-acre wildlife refuge surrounding Fort Peck Lake.
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30 Jan 2017
“Lots of wildlife”
17 Jan 2017
“This is Montana”
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Fort Peck, MT
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Reviewed 30 January 2017

We traveled through the South section the end of January which meant only about 11 miles was open. Within that trip we were able to see and photographed many of them: A pair of golden eagles and a Martin Prairie dogs and a coyote searching...More

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Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

One of Gods beautiful creations! If you want to get a real concept of what Montana is you have to see this area.

Thank maryv861
Reviewed 2 September 2013

This is a little slice of heaven in northern Montana! It is easy to access and has good facilities. We are so fortunate to live within a few hours of here so we can make this a regular weekend trip/

2  Thank Page M
Reviewed 2 October 2012

This refuge is a real treasure and worth the drive to experience. We were fortunate to be there during the elk runting season. We saw hundreds of elks--with the males preening and bugling to attract the ladies. It was incredible to view the beauty of...More

2  Thank cmb12150
Reviewed 10 July 2012

We visited the Refuge driving north from Lewistown on 191. We stopped at the campground on the south side of the bridge crossing the Missouri and then crossed the river on the highway and took the 21 mile auto tour. Because it was mid day...More

4  Thank JerryInLodi
Reviewed 6 February 2012

We travel through the CMR regularly to go fishing and boating at Fort Peck Lake. A wonderful unspoiled area.

Thank djmccabe2016
Reviewed 15 January 2012

We like to "hunt" the elk with our camera. What a thrill to hear the bugle and then find the one who made that magnificent sound and capture him for our scrapbook. Simply awesome!

Thank SurferBear
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