Rock Creek Microburst Viewing Site, MT

US Forest Service

Rock Creek Microburst Viewing Site

This is the site of a spectacular weather event. In 1989, a "microburst," or tornado-like windstorm ripped down hundreds of trees in this canyon. An interpretive sign explains this phenomenon...[more]



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20 miles east of Missoula on Interstate 90, take Rock Creek exit #126 onto Rock Creek road. Drive 27 miles south on Rock Creek road. Travel slowly. Trailers, motorhomes and tow vehicles not recommended due to narrow and rough road.

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