Montana Grant-Kohrs Ranch National Historic Site map and highlights

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Montana Grant-Kohrs Ranch National Historic Site map and highlights

Map of Grant-Kohrs  Ranch National Historic Site in Montana
Basic information for visitors to the  Grant-Kohrs Ranch National Historic Site In southwestern Montana, in  Deer Lodge.     
Grant-Kohrs Ranch National Historic Site in southwestern Montana, in Deer Lodge.     
Established by Canadian fur trader John Grant and expanded by  cattle baron Conrad Kohrs, the site was the headquarters for one of the  largest 19th-century range ranches in the country. The 1,500-acre park  is maintained today as a working ranch, and the 90 historic structures  serve as a living museum of the frontier cattle industry of the  1860s-1930s. The site was authorized in 1972.
      
WHAT TO SEE & DO     
Bird-watching; observing cattle, poultry, and horses; touring  ranch and outbuildings; walking nature trail. Facilities: Visitor  center, guided and self-guided tours, hiking trails. Bookstore. Programs  & Events: Ranger-led ranch house tours, self-guided walks of ranch  outbuildings. Living-history programs on blacksmithing, chuck-wagon  cooking, 1890s cowboy life (May-Sept.). Western Heritage Days (2nd full  weekend, July). Tips & Hints: Plan two hours for visit. Busiest July  and Aug., least crowded Jan. and Feb.
      
FOOD, LODGING & SUPPLIES     
Camping: None at site. In Deer Lodge: Indian Creek RV Park (745  Maverick La., tel. 406/846-3848; 50 sites; $19; flush toilets, showers,  hook-ups).  Hotels: None in park. In Deer Lodge: Western Big Sky Inn  (210 Main St., tel. 406/846-2590; 20 rooms; $50). X Restaurants: None at  site. In Deer Lodge: Four Bs Restaurant (130 Sam Beck Rd., tel.  406/846-2620; $6-$12).  Groceries & Gear: None in park. In Deer  Lodge: Ace Hardware (506 2nd St., tel. 406/846-2461), Valley Foods IGA  (711 Main St., tel. 406/846-2684).     
      
FEES, HOURS & REGULATIONS     
Free. No smoking or pets beyond parking lot or visitor center areas. Site open June-Aug., daily 8-5:30, Sept.-May, daily 9-4:30.     
      
HOW TO GET THERE     
Via 1-90 to Deer Lodge exit; follow signs, park at north end of  town. Closest airports: Butte (36 mi), Helena (60 mi), and Missoula (80  mi).     
      
CONTACTS     
Grant-Kohrs Ranch National Historic Site (266 Warren La., Deer  Lodge, MT 59722, tel. 406/846-2070, fax 406/846-3962,). Deer Lodge  Chamber of Commerce (1171 Main St., Deer Lodge, MT 59722, tel.  406/846-2094).
Grant-Kohrs Ranch National Historic Site. Basic information for  visitors to the Grant-Kohrs Ranch National Historic Site In southwestern  Montana, in Deer Lodge
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