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 Fort Owen State Park
 Near Hamilton




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Popular activities at Fort Owen include Bicycling and Photography.



General Information

Open:  All year
Stay Limit: NA
Trailers/RV: length 40ft
Elevation: 3398
Nearest Town: Hamilton, 19 miles
Size: 2.2 acres

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Fort Owen’s adobe and log remains preserves the site of the first permanent white settlement in Montana. Major John Owen established the fort as a regional trade center in 1850 and period furnishings and artifacts are displayed in the restored rooms of the east barracks. In 30 minutes you can browse through a small museum housed in preserved and partially reconstructed structures. This site is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Not available

Other Activities
Photography, Bicycling

25 miles south of Missoula on U.S. 93 to Stevensville Junction, then .5 miles east on Secondary 269.   (Lat 46.52,  Lng  -114.097)

Contact Information
If you have questions or comments please send mail to; Fort Owen, 3201 Spurgin Road  Missoula, MT 59804 or call (406) 542-5500.


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