Colstrip, Montana was established in the early 20th century at the edge of Armell's Creek. The nearest towns are Lame Deer, Montana and Forsyth, Montana. Colstrip's rolling grass hills have sandstone outcroppings, ponderosa pines, and sagebrush. It is located near a coal strip mine, and coal-powered electricity generating plants. You may be visiting relatives, interviewing for a job, seeing a high school game, or just driving through, and you should enjoy Colstrip while you are here.
Colstrip is located 29 miles south of Interstate 94 on highway 39. There are no commercial buses, flights, or trains that service Colstrip. The nearest large city with a commercial airport is Billings, which is 120 miles from Colstrip. If you stay down town many businesses are within walking distance.
Colstrip City, 12 Cherry St, Colstrip, MT 59323, ☎ (406) 748-2300, . A good starting point for travel contacts is the Colstrip City.edit
Colstrip Park and Recreation District, ☎ 406-748-3326, . Every year on the last weekend in June, the town celebrates Colstrip Days. This is great opportunity to visit Colstrip, since there are tours, parades, plays, and other special events.edit
Ponderosa Butte Public Golf Course, Long Drive, Colstrip, Montana 59323, ☎ (406) 748-2700, . edit
Schoolhouse History and Art Center, 400 Woodrose Street, Colstrip, MT 59323, ☎ (406) 748-4822, . edit
Nearby Forsyth Montana is a pleasant river town on the Yellowstone River, and seat of the Rosebud County. Nearby Lame Deer is located on the Northern Cheyenne Reservation, and in the summer hosts a great Pow Wow.
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