Great Falls to Browning

Rocky Mountains

Distance (miles)

Great Falls Elevation (feet)

Browning Elevation (feet)

From Great Falls to Browning, Montana, US Route 89 is in the Great Plains on the eastern front of the Rocky Mountains. To follow 89 through Great Falls stay on 10th Avenue South until it crosses the Missouri River and merges onto I-315. Take the exit for I-15 North and then exit the Interstate at Vaughn (Exit 290). This road is Montana Route 200 to Sun River where highway 89 turns north to Browning.

Special Attractions

Great Falls

Great Falls


Five waterfalls on the Missouri River account for Great Falls name. Highlights of a your visit include the C. M. Russell Museum, Giant Springs Heritage State Park and the Lewis & Clark National Historic Trail Interpretive Center.




Choteau grew up in the center of Montana’s cattle and sheep county. Today it is a gateway town for recreation along the Rocky Mountain front. Enjoy a stroll on the well preserved Main Avenue and admire the classic Teton County Courthouse at the junction of US 89 and US 287.

View photo galleries of special attractions along US Route 89 between Great Falls and Browning…

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Towns, Cities and Reservations

Great Falls
Sun River
Blackfeet Indian Reservation

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Public Lands and Historic Places

Freezeout Lake State Wildlife Management Area



Missouri River
Muddy Creek
Freezeout Lake
Medicine Rive

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