The Smallest River Runs Through It

The Smallest River Runs Through It (HM1K9A)

Location: Great Falls, MT 59405 Cascade County
Country: United States of America

N 47° 32.078', W 111° 13.779'

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From here you can witness one of the shortest rivers in the country flowing into the longest river. The Roe River ranks as one of the shortest rivers at only 201 feet in length. The Missouri River is the longest in the country stretching 2,540 miles, 200 miles longer than the Mississippi River.

The Roe River gets its name from the term "Roe", which commonly means fish eggs. Learn about the various stages of fish growth and the hatchery process by visiting Giant Springs Fish Hatchery Visitor Center. Each year one million rainbow trout are raised here. You may also enjoy feeding the fish in the nearby show pond.

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The Roe River flowing out of Giant Springs, photo courtesy of Ben Chovanak
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HM NumberHM1K9A
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Placed ByMontana State Parks
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Date Added Wednesday, April 29th, 2015 at 2:01pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)12T E 482715 N 5264604
Decimal Degrees47.53463333, -111.22965000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 47° 32.078', W 111° 13.779'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds47° 32' 4.68" N, 111° 13' 46.74" W
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Area Code(s)406
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4803 Giant Springs Rd, Great Falls MT 59405, US
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