Historical Fort Benton, Montana combines an incomparable recreational atmosphere with friendly, upright residents making for the ideal small town to call home. This spacious 2,480 sq. foot home provides its new owner with possibilities. For example, the full basement has its own entrance/exit and kitchenette. This allows for a rental situation to bring in extra income. Three bedrooms are on the main floor and each floor has a full bathroom. An attached two car garage is rare in town; plus, each stall has its own drain for when your vehicle is warming up and dripping snow and ice! The backyard is securely fenced in with a splendid stamped concrete patio space. There is also a built-in fire pit for those late evenings of star gazing and swapping memories around a crackling fire. The Missouri River runs through town with a designated walking trail. Many blazing sunsets can be admired while watching the geese, pelicans, and deer share the benefits of the Mighty Mo. Fish every evening! Connect with the community while commuting a short drive to Great Falls. Central Montana sure feels like home!
Small town Fort Benton, MT has the charm to leave a big impression on the hearts of many. For example, Forbes named Fort Benton as one of the fifteen prettiest towns in America and National Geographic Travelers warns tourists not to miss Fort Benton. Community cordiality is a reoccurring theme in the town known as the Birthplace of Montana, so you can expect a friendly wave from the passerby. History is rich in this area and history buffs often seek the information that the local museums, trails, and monuments have to offer. Fort Benton is a living tribute to the days when the West was wild where you can walk in the footsteps of Lewis and Clark! Additionally, Fort Benton is located on the banks of the mighty Missouri River giving it a unique and spectacular perspective of wildlife and views. Here you can walk on the same riverbank as Lewis and Clark and the Corp of Discovery did two hundred years ago. Float the majestic Missouri River, stroll Front Street, and shop the accommodating stores, hit up a landmark event, or relax and journey back into time at the historic Grand Union Hotel. This fascinating region defines Big Sky Country with its brilliant blue sky overhead, the Majestic Rocky Mountains awaiting in the distance, and the friendliest people you will find in the state.
Get swept away on this majestic river that offers up memorable float trips and big fish! From Fort Benton to the North Dakota border, the Missouri River flows through beautiful scenery and peaceful environments. Access to this portion of the river is limited due to the towering canyons with fascinating rock formations and large arid buttes. This allows floaters and anglers the peace and serenity they long for. The Missouri River is a large part of the area's history. Its blue waters offer anglers the opportunity to catch huge Northern Pike, Walleye, Catfish and Smallmouth Bass. The high nutrition of the water allow fish to get big...and the stories are even bigger! Longer float trips on this portion of the river are popular and can be scheduled with local outfitters. Canoeing and kayaking are part of the activities that locals and tourists partake in all while casting in a line to try their luck. Further down the river, the Missouri River Breaks astonish floaters and historians dropping their jaws in shear awe of the unique and formidable landscape.