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List of National Natural Landmarks in Montana

From List of National Natural Landmarks, these are the National Natural Landmarks in Montana. There are 10 in total.

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Name Image Date Location County Ownership Description
1 Bridger Fossil Area 1973 Carbon federal (Bureau of Land Management) Contains fossils of Deinonychus antirrhopus.
2 Bug Creek Fossil Area 1966 McCone federal (Charles M. Russell National Wildlife Refuge) Produced abundant remains of small, Cretaceous mammals.
3 Capitol Rock 1976 Carter federal (Custer National Forest) A remnant of the once continuous blanket of Tertiary deposits that covered much of the Great Plains.
4 Cloverly Formation Site Cloverly Fm.jpg 1973 Big Horn tribal land (Crow Nation) Contains early Cretaceous vertebrate fossils.
5 Glacial Lake Missoula Orillas fósiles del lago Missoula.jpg 1966 Sanders private Contains the best examples of giant flood ripples in the North American continent.
6 Hell Creek Fossil Area Hell Creek.jpg 1966 Garfield mixed- state, private The type locality for Tyrannosaurus rex, Ankylosaurus magniventris, and Brachychampsa fontana fossils.
7 Medicine Lake Site 1980 Sheridan federal (Medicine Lake National Wildlife Refuge) An exceptional example of the processes of continental glaciation, including till, outwash, eskers, kames, and terrace deposits.
8 Middle Fork Canyon 1977 Gallatin federal (Bureau of Land Management) An outstanding example of a canyon cut across the grain of the geologic structure by a superposed stream.
9 Red Rock Lakes National Wildlife Refuge Upper Red Rock Lake and Centennial Mountains.jpg 1966 Beaverhead federal A series of relatively undisturbed, high-altitude ecosystem types representative of pre-European settlement conditions.
10 Square Butte (mountain) Square Butte, MT (36185049786).jpg 1980 Chouteau federal (Bureau of Land Management) One of the best examples of banded magmatic rock in the United States.