August 25, 2014

Upper Missouri River, Montana

Photograph by Ami Vitale

Paddling along the Upper Missouri River is the best way to see the diverse geology—and beauty—of the remote Upper Missouri River Breaks National Monument in Montana. White cliffs, rugged badlands, sandstone canyons, and fertile valleys stand out along the shores, and camping is permitted on all public lands bordering the waterway.

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