Elevation: 5020 FT
County: Sweet Grass
Originally settled by Norwegians, Melville is pure Montana ranching country 20 miles north of Big Timber along Sweet Grass Creek. Melville is home to the first Lutheran congregation in Montana built in 1914. This little white church makes for a fun and scenic road trip.
Hike the Crazy Mountains. Camp at Halfmoon Campground and Hike Big Timber Creek Trail. This trailhead provides access to numerous day hikes and backpacking opportunities. Landmarks include Conical Peak, Sweet Grass Creek, Twin Lakes, Blue Lake and the Big Timber Creek Falls.