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Lewis & Clark National Historic Trail

Scenic Drive
Prairie of the Knobs – Blackfoot Challenge

Driving Directions

The trail in the Blackfoot River valley can been accessed from HWY 200 between the town of Bonner, just east of Missoula, MT and the town of Lincoln is located 58 miles northwest of Helena, MT.

Points of Interest and Highlights along the Drive

Several points of interest are identified on a Road to the Buffalo Brochure accessible online at:

Route Description

The Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail is one of 21 long distance trails that are part of the National Scenic and Historic Trails. It traverses from St. Louis, MO to Fort Clatsop, OR and returns. The section that borders the southern boundary of the Crown of the Continent area is Lewis' return route which he traveled in 1806. He followed an ancient indian trail to the buffalo that had been used by indians for thousands of years.

Starting Milemarker or Town

Bonner to Lincoln, Montana