Things to do in Missouri River Country

Motorcycles

Taking a motorcycle ride, be it for an afternoon or a longer trip, is a rewarding experience when there is more room to roam. Stop from friendly town to friendly town and experience the charm of our remote communities. Marvel at the badlands formations, rivers, mountains, and plains that are found in Northeast Montana. Below are some recommended trips, but feel free to take the scenic route and any side roads that strike your fancy.

One Day Motorcycle Tours

FORT PECK LOOP—41 Miles

From Glasgow go South on Hwy 24—continue across the top of the Dam & Enjoy the Great View. Take Hwy 117 to Nashua, and then Hwy 2 back to Glasgow.

Things to see

JUST RIDE - 203 Miles

From Glasgow, go north on Hwy 24 to Opheim, Take Highway 248 to Scobey (you’ll be riding just 10 miles south of the Canadian border) then Hwy 13 South to Wolf Point, and West on Hwy 2 back to Glasgow. All 3 of these towns have gas, food, drinks, and friendly people. In Scobey you can walk the boardwalks of a life-size old west Montana town. Pioneer Town contains more than 50 buildings from the Homestead Era.

JUST RIDE MORE—345 Miles

From Glasgow, go north on Hwy 24 to Opheim, take Highway 248 to Scobey, then Highway 5 to Plentywood, Highway 16 South to Culbertson, and ride Hwy 2 back to Glasgow. There is food, lodging, gas in each of the towns above, with a town stop about every 50 miles. Lots of Open Space….let ‘er roll.

THERE’S GOLD IN THEM THAR’ HILLS—150 miles

From Malta travel south on Hwy 191 to Zortman. This sleepy little town in the foothills of the Little Rocky Mountains. Be sure to plan a couple hours to pan for Gold at the Zortman Motel & Gas Station. They will show you how it’s done. Zortman also has a great café, bar, and the original jail along with other mining era buildings. From Zortman you’ll go back to Hwy 191 and travel south approximately 5 miles. Turn North on Hwy 66 and you’ll travel through the Fort Belknap Indian Reservation to Fort Belknap. Return to Malta on Hwy 2.

Annual Motorcycle Rallies

June

Big Muddy Motorcycle Rally, Plentywood

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