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Three Forks is a small urban city, about 30 miles west of Bozeman, in Montana, one of the United States of America.

View of the Bridger Mountains from Three Forks

Get in[edit]

Three Forks is on the route between Yellowstone National Park and Glacier National Park. Use I-90 (exit 278), US-287, or Montana Highway 2. There is also a small airport called Pogreba Field nearby.

Get around[edit]


One can view the scenery.

Madison Buffalo Jump State Monument
  • 1 Madison Buffalo Jump State Park, 6990 Buffalo Jump Rd, +1 406 285-3610. Daily, daylight hours. Situated on the edge of a valley created by the Madison River, this high cliff was used by Native Americans for at least 2,000 years. Native people stampeded vast herds of bison off this cliff, using them for food, clothing and shelter. $6/car. Madison Buffalo Jump State Park (Q1883353) on Wikidata Madison Buffalo Jump State Park on Wikipedia
  • Headwaters Heritage Museum, 202 S. Main (at the corner of Main and Cedar). June 1 through September 30. Free.
  • 2 Missouri Headwaters State Park, 1585 Trident Rd. Missouri Headwaters State Park (Q1939190) on Wikidata Missouri Headwaters State Park on Wikipedia


If you're into rodeos, then you are in for a treat. Three Forks is home to the Three Forks Rodeo, and several other horse related events.

  • 3 The Three Forks Rodeo and Parade. annually in July. The Three Forks Rodeo and Parade offers two evenings of real rodeo action in a small town setting. There is music, food, bull and bronc riding, crafts, a hometown parade.
  • 'Montana Antique Aircraft Association Fly-In is an annual event at Pogreba Field.
  • One of the local favorite outdoor activities is a trip to Lewis and Clark Caverns State Park. The park offers guided tours with exceptional and friendly staff daily from May 1st to September 30th. They also have camping, rental cabins, and a quaint cafe and gift shop. Be prepared though; the tours are two miles long and take two hours and there are over 600 stairs to navigate.





Go next[edit]

Routes through Three Forks
MissoulaButte  W I-90.svg E  BelgradeBozeman
HelenaTownsend  N US 287.svg S  West YellowstoneYellowstone N.P.
Butte ← Jct S MT-41.svg  W MT-2.svg E  END

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