Visit Southwest Montana
Located just west of Butte, Anaconda grew around the Anaconda Copper Mining Company’s smelter. A symbol of the smelter, closed in 1980, still stands today in the 585-ft. smelter smokestack, the tallest free-standing masonry structure in the world. The downtown area features turn-of-the-century buildings, including a large early-day movie house, period street lamps, a courthouse situated at the end of Main Street, and beautiful park
To the west of Anaconda is the pristine Pintler Wilderness with its snow-capped peaks and high-mountain Georgetown Lake. Also close to Anaconda is Lost Creek State Park, a canyon park with steep limestone cliffs rising over 1,200 ft. from the canyon floor.
Features: Runaway Train
Television: Mein Amerika (German), Unsolved Mysteries
Commercials: AT&T Wireless, Dodge, Persil Laundry Detergent
Still Shoots: Marlboro Classics Clothing
Anaconda Leader: 406-563-5283
Bureau of Land Management, Western MT District: 406-533-7600
Beaverhead-Deer lodge National Forest: 406-683-3900
State Parks, Region 3: 406-494-1953
Fire Department: 406-563-2164
Highway Patrol, District 3: 406-494-3233
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