What Are The 10 Longest Rivers In Montana?

We have a feeling you might know the longest river in Montana, but do you know the other 9?

The difference between the longest and second longest is almost twice as long as the length of the second longest, that's how big the longest is.

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Montana is home to a very famous river, we're talking Hollywood famous.

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However, that river, the Blackfoot River, doesn't make the list of the 10 longest rivers in Montana.


Montana also is home to the shortest river in the world.

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Although there is some debate on whether that is the shortest river in the world.

That said, we're not here to talk about short rivers, we're here to talk about the longest rivers in Montana.

Missouri River from the shore

The Missouri River Is Montana's Longest River

It's 2,340 miles in length and starts near Three Forks, named as such because it's where the Gallatin, Madison, and Jefferson Rivers all meet to form the Missouri River.

Those 3 rivers, while very important to the size of the Missouri, won't be one of the 10 longest rivers in Montana.

So how long is the Missouri? Well, it's the longest river in America and when combined with the Mississippi River it is the 4th longest river in the world.


So, what about those other 9 rivers, how big are they?

Well, compared to the Missouri, they're pretty small, but we still think they are worthy of praise.

Take a look at the gallery below to find the top 10 longest rivers in Montana 👇

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