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Jul 28, 2014 - Fort Peck Dam & Lake, MT.
We took a 40 mile round trip to Ft. Peck Dam on the Missouri River. It is a very impressive Lake in the middle of nowhere. It also had some areas that were visited by Lewis and Clark, such as communication hill and the Milk River that they named. Fort Peck Dam as the largest embankment dam in the United States with the fifth largest man-made reservoir. Fort Peck Dam was completed in 1937 and contains 1.25 billion cubic yards of earth, and extends four miles. The Spillway structure is as impressive as the Dam itself. We could not get a...Jump to full entry