7 East Montana Geologic Formations Worth Visiting

From spirited volcanoes and craggy mountain peaks to glassy crater lakes and imposing rock formations forged from every natural element known to man, the world’s geological wonders never cease to amaze. Luckily for us, Montana is undeniably packed with natural wonders of all kinds! But while Montana’s lush western half gets plenty of fame (and crowds), we’re big fans of the road less traveled and the unique geology that can be found beyond the most notorious social media hotspots. These seven underrated geologic formations in central and eastern Montana might be hidden gems to many, but they’re 100% worth a visit any time of the year.

How many of these incredible places in eastern and central Montana can you tick off your bucket list? Are there any we should add?

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Address: Terry Badlands, Montana 59349, USA

Address: Medicine Rock Road, Medicine Rock Road, Montana, USA

Address: Pryor Mountains, Montana, USA

Address: Pompey’s Column, MT 59064, USA

Address: Missouri Breaks Interpretive Center, 701 7th St, Fort Benton, MT 59442, USA

Address: Makoshika State Park Road, Makoshika State Park Road, Glendive, MT 59330, USA

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