This week’s focus Tower Rock State Park is brought to you by Central Montana!
Tower Rock, a 424-foot high rock formation which marks the entrance to the Missouri River Canyon in the Adel Mountains Volcanic Field.
Located where the plains and mountains meet you’ll find Tower Rock State Park.
This park’s namesake is an over 400-foot high rock formation along the Missouri River. The tower is made of igneous rock chunks blasted skyward from the Adel Mountain volcano 68 to 75 million years ago and then cemented together by volcanic ash.
Things to do at Tower Rock State Park:
✅ Plus so many more!
Visitors can learn about geology and history through five interpretive panels located at the trailhead. The trail to the base of the saddle is maintained for a quarter-mile and if you plan to hike this short trail, be sure to keep your eyes open and listen for rattlesnakes!
Did you know?
This day-use only park was once used by Native American tribes to mark the entrance to and exit of the buffalo hunting grounds in north-central Montana.
2325 Old US HWY 91
Cascade, MT 59421
Park Open Year-Round