Fort Owen State Park

100 Stevensville Cutoff Rd
Stevensville, MT 59870

406-273-4253

Fort Owen State Park is the site of many "firsts" in Montana history and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

It was home to Montana's first Catholic church founded by Father DeSmet in 1841, and the state's first permanent white settlement. Also located here was Montana's first sawmill, first grist mill, first agricultual development, first water right, and the first school for settlers.

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