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Address: Fort Benton, MT

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Just Stunning!

This bridge and walk along the river is breathtaking! If in Fort Benton it is definitely a must visit!

Reviewed 10 March 2017
Sarah P
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Reviewed 10 March 2017

This bridge and walk along the river is breathtaking! If in Fort Benton it is definitely a must visit!

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Thank Sarah P
Brighton, Colorado, United States
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Reviewed 15 September 2016

Ft. Benton is such an interesting town and the bridge is a real center piece. It's a great place to walk, hang out, watch the river or take in a sunset and it's absolutely free! There is a lot more than the bridge in Ft. Benton; several museums, a cool used book store, great scenery and the Missouri River literally... More 

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Thank SSwnto
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

This bridge is blocked at one side so it is totally a pedestrian walking experience. You can get lovely views of the river from both directions.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

There is a lovely paved walkway along the Missouri in Fort Benton, with interesting signage about the town's much rowdier past. The best part is being able to stroll across the river on an old bridge that has been converted to purely pedestrian use. There are benches and even a couple of picnic tables on the bridge where you can... More 

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Thank Wanderlust777
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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570 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 311 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

This is a replacement for the original bridge but still old. It used to be a toll bridge but today you can cross it but no further--the end is fenced off. It's a good view of the Missouri where steamboats used to run.

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Thank cfuller603
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104 reviews
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Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Peaceful walk with beautiful views of the river and downtown areas. After sunset the hanging lights come on, offering a peaceful ambiance.

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Thank lukqbwr4
Missoula, Montana
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7 reviews
Reviewed 14 July 2016

The walking bridge across the Missouri River never fails to please! Visitors get a beautiful view of the river, town, and surrounding landscape.

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Thank jlockman
Lewistown, Montana
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52 reviews
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Reviewed 11 July 2016

My Friend came all the way from Ohio and we visited FT Benton and sat on the bridge for awhile, looking over the Missouri River. It's a fine old Bridge and there are benches to sit on, so one can soak in the sights in FT Benton and the Missouri.

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Thank sisterzeal
Salmon Arm, Canada
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2016

A walk along this bridge took us across the river with views of the riparian areas. Very interesting.

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Thank Jean1873
Southern California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 July 2016

Loved walking across the Mighty MO - we've driven across it many, many times, but never got to walk on it. All that history!

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Thank DonnaR57

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