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We want to the center expecting the same old thing, but we're surprised to find such an interesting area. The kids had room to fun around, the dinosaurs caught their attention, the adults enjoyed looking through all the history. The dam was amazing to think...More
It's an earthen dam, built in the early 1930s. The history behind this accomplishment is very interesting, and you can learn all about the constructions and the challenges building it at the Interpretive Center at the base of the dame. Worth seeing if you are...More
Just one of Montanas beautiful spots with a lot of history behind it, There is a museum that explains a lot about how the dam was built, and it was a man made dam. The water in this dam supplies a lot of electricity to...More
We were on a trip east along US Highway 2 and decided to detour and visit the Fort Peck State Park campground -- we were not disappointed. This park sits on the edge of a huge lake, a reservoir formed by the damming of the...More
There is a nice developed campground, several areas for primitive camping, hiking, boating, fishing, kayaking. Large body of water. Gas, food, lodging, marina available. Everything you need for a vacation.
We knew we would be driving right by Fort Peck on our Montana road trip, so we decided to add the dam and reservoir to the itinerary. Was a little out of the way and had to take a gravel road to get to it,...More
We drove here from Glasgow, MT where we were spending the night after a long drive from Jamestown, ND. The Fort Peck Dam was built in 1933 by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. At one time it was the largest earthen dam in the...More