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Seattle, Washington

Fremont Troll

A giant Troll lurks under a Seattle bridge overpass.
Ashford, Washington

Mount Rainier

The highest point in Washington state is a volcano covered in glaciers.
Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

Isa Lake

The only natural lake in the world that drains into both the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans.
Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

Lone Star Geyser

This Yellowstone geyser may not shoot as high as the nearby Old Faithful, but it erupts for considerably longer.
Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

The Crow's Nest at the Old Faithful Inn

An architect's childhood fantasy treehouse made real.
Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

Old Faithful Geyser

One of nature's most well-scheduled phenomenons resides in Wyoming's Yellowstone National Park.
Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

Morning Glory Pool

A beautiful geyser under environmental threat.
Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

Grand Prismatic Spring

The largest hot spring in the US is, as the name suggests, a stunning show of natural color.
West Yellowstone, Montana

Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center

The residents at this Yellowstone wildlife park will certify your cooler as "bear-proof."
Worden, Montana

Pompey's Pillar

The last physical evidence of the Lewis and Clark trail is one of their autographs etched into this giant rock.
Virginia City, Montana

Historic Virginia City

An entire town preserved as a historic landmark.
Glasgow, Montana

Fort Peck Dam

This record-setting hydraulic dam in the Montana badlands was one of FDR's most ambitious public works.
Three Forks, Montana

Madison Buffalo Jump State Park

For thousands of years, Native American hunters drove buffalo straight off this cliff in Montana's Yellowstone Country.
Butte, Montana

Our Lady of the Rockies

High in the Rockies the third largest statue in the U.S. opens her welcoming arms, and lights up the night sky.
Butte, Montana

World Museum of Mining

A sprawling museum located on the former site of the Orphan Girl Mine.
Anaconda, Montana

Anaconda Smelter Stack

A smoke stack so large, the Washington Monument could fit inside!
Anaconda, Montana

Washoe Theater

This tiny movie theater was the last one in the U.S. constructed in the Nuevo Deco architectural style.
Philipsburg, Montana

Granite Ghost Town

A little-visited ghost town state park offers a glimpse into Montana’s "Silver Queen."
Helena, Montana

Cathedral of St. Helena

Modeled after a famous church in Vienna, Austria—but in Helena, Montana.
Drummond, Montana

Garnet, Montana

This amazingly preserved gold rush town is a well preserved gem from the time.
Missoula, Montana

A Carousel for Missoula

A classic carnival ride that was carved to be untouchable.
Great Falls, Montana

Roe River

The shortest river in America flows for just 201 feet.
Fort Benton, Montana

Shep Memorial

A small Montana town commemorates the dog who waited at the train station every day for his owner to return.
Polson, Montana

Miracle of America Museum

With over 340,000 artifacts and counting, there is something for everyone at the "Smithsonian of the West."