Gravelly Range

Gravelly
The Gravelly Range, highest peak Black Butte, el.wikipedia
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Beaverhead–Deerlodge National Forest

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Nearly all the range is part of the Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest.
The Beaverhead section includes most of the Pioneer, Gravelly, and Sapphire Ranges.

List of mountain ranges in Montana

List of mountain ranges of Montana
* List of mountain ranges in Montana

Mountain range

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10542 ft, is a mountain range southwest of Cameron, Montana in Madison County, Montana.

Cameron, Montana

Cameron
10542 ft, is a mountain range southwest of Cameron, Montana in Madison County, Montana.

Madison County, Montana

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10542 ft, is a mountain range southwest of Cameron, Montana in Madison County, Montana.

Bureau of Land Management

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In the northern part of the range is the Bureau of Land Management's Axolotl Lakes Wilderness Study Area, 7,804 acres in size, which is part of a larger roadless area of 47,000 acres.

Wilderness study area

Wilderness Study Areas(WSA)
In the northern part of the range is the Bureau of Land Management's Axolotl Lakes Wilderness Study Area, 7,804 acres in size, which is part of a larger roadless area of 47,000 acres.

Tiger salamander

Ambystoma tigrinumEastern tiger salamanderA. tigrinum
The Axolotl Lakes WSA is home to a unique form of indigenous tiger salamander.

Mixed coniferous forest

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This part of the Gravellies is characterized by open foothills rising to mixed coniferous forest interspersed with meadows.

Pronghorn

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Some of the highest-elevation pronghorn habitat in Montana is found here.

Caving

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On the eastern slope of the Gravellies, Cave Mountain is home to unique undisturbed grasslands and caves that attract spelunkers.

Westslope cutthroat trout

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The largest roadless area in the Gravellies features rolling basins cut by rocky canyons, old Native American campsites along the Gravelly Divide, and westslope cutthroat trout in the remote canyons of the Elk River.

Trumpeter swan

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The southeastern part of the range, near the Continental Divide, features a chain of lakes that provide homes to nesting trumpeter swans and bald eagles.

Bald eagle

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The southeastern part of the range, near the Continental Divide, features a chain of lakes that provide homes to nesting trumpeter swans and bald eagles.

Grizzly bear

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Grizzly bears have recently been confirmed to be living in the Gravellies.

Montana

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East of the divide, several roughly parallel ranges cover the state's southern part, including the Gravelly Range, Madison Range, Gallatin Range, Absaroka Mountains, and Beartooth Mountains.

Montana Vigilantes

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Less than a year after the Grasshopper Creek find, on May 26, 1863, gold was discovered along Alder Gulch, a tributary creek northeast of the Ruby River that lies between the Tobacco Root Mountains and the Gravelly Range and 70 mi east of Bannack.

Tobacco Root Mountains

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However, a map in Fenneman's Physiography of Western United States (1931) shows a long Jefferson Range to include what is now called the Tobacco Roots plus the Gravelly Range.

Snowcrest Range

The Snowcrest and adjacent Gravelly Range is one of Montana's most popular hunting grounds.

Ruby River

RubyRuby Valley
It rises in the Beaverhead National Forest in southwestern Madison County between the Snowcrest Range and the Gravelly Range.

Ennis, Montana

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The town is flanked by Tobacco Root Mountains to the northwest, the Gravelly Range to the southwest and the Madison Range to the east.

Montana Highway 287

In Alder, MT 287 leaves the valley of the Ruby River and heads east through Alder Gulch, a narrow valley along which the highway ascends the more moderate mountains between the Tobacco Root Mountains to the north and the Gravelly Range to the south.