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. helps you discover and book trips to all of America's public places.
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