to Havre & Montana's Hi-Line
Photograph courtesy of David Lewis
elcome to Havre, located
on Montana’s Hi-Line. Many
charming communities make
up this area that follows the
northern line of the railroad, first built in
the late 1800s.
The area is rich in history of the
American West. Havre was settled more
than 100 years ago, after James J. Hill
forged the Great Northern Railroad, now
Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway,
across the Great Plains.
Havre quickly became the transportation hub of the area, providing goods and
supplies to the area trappers, miners and
military stationed at Fort Assinniboine.
Area museums and attractions set the
stage for a visit, showcasing and re-creating local history.
The Havre Daily News is pleased to
bring this community tourism information
guide for visitors to the area. Recreation
can be found in town at city parks, the
golf courses, historical attractions and art
Western hospitality is no catchpenny
phrase in Havre. Hospitality and friendliness are a charming part of the town’s
personality, as genuine and as real as the
surrounding hills. Havre is a town where
visitors are warmly welcomed whether the
stay is an hour, a day or a week.
Outstanding outdoor recreation
opportunities beckon with camping and
fishing in Beaver Creek Park located in
the Bear’s Paw Mountains and at Fresno
Reservoir. Beaver Creek Park, 10,000
acres in size, provides a beautiful natural
Historical and archeological sites
await visitors, including the bison kill site,
on the western edge of Havre, and Fort
Assinniboine, one of the largest forts in the
nation built at the end of the Indian Wars
just south of Havre.
The arts also embrace Havre, from
art shows to theater productions performed by local actors and concerts and
shows by nationally recognized talent.
A variety of attractions also exist in
surrounding communities. Numerous museums, historical sites and other attractions
are all awaiting within a few hours drive
A smiling welcome awaits visitors,
who can use this guide to find activities,
accommodations and services while they
enjoy Havre and the Hi-Line.