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Monument Peak Lookout

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About This Campground

Monument Peak Lookout offers guests an impressive yet rustic room with a view. The lookout, built in 1936 by the Civilian Conservation Corps, is perched atop Monument Peak, boasting spectacular 360 degree views of the Little Belt Mountains. The lookout was once used to spot forest fires but was…

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1 Review of Monument Peak Lookout

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Lindsay B.
Reviewed Jun. 6, 2016

Monument Peak

Reserve this lookout on Recreation.gov for an amazing trip. The only downside is that this place is FULLLLL of dead flies when you get there. Mentally prepare yourself. Bring 100% of your own bedding to not sleep on dead flies. But once it's cleaned out its an amazing experience.

  • The road to the cabin is a bit difficult. 4-wheel or all-wheel drive is a must with some reasonable clearance.

Location

Monument Peak Lookout is located in Montana

Directions

From Great Falls, go east on U.S. Highway 87/89 about 22 miles (just past Belt) and turn right (south) at the rest area onto U.S. Highway 89 (heading toward Monarch and Neihart). Go about 9.5 miles and turn right on County Road 340. Drive 8 miles to the junction with Road 349 and turn left (south), then drive 4.3 miles to Forest Road 839 and turn right (south). Go 8.5 miles and turn right on Road 268. Drive 3.5 miles to the lookout. Snowmobiles, cross-country skis or snowshoes are required for access during most of the winter.

Coordinates

46.9977777 N
111.09833318 W

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