Glasgow is a small northern Montana community with an approximate population of 3,500. Glasgow is on what Montanans call the “highline” a 500 mile stretch of Route 2 along the top of the State of Montana. Glasglow is also home to Fort Peck Dam and massive Fort Peck Lake.
Glasgow does have an Amtrak station, the Amtrak Empire Builder rail line. During construction the Fort Peck Dam actually failed as a result of unexpectedly low shear strength in bentonite clay seams beneath the dam.
Population: Approx. 3500
Location: Northeast Montana
Popular Events & Activities
Glasgow Montana has a number of community events that are fun for the whole family.
May – Blues and Brews Festival
June – Catfish Classic on the Milk River
July – Annual Governors Cup Walleye Tournament
August – Northeast Montana Fair
Glasgow Fishing, Golf & Outdoors
The areas surrounding Glasgow have an abundance of opportunities to hike, canoe, boating, fishing to name a few.
Fork Peck Lake
Charles M Russell National Wildlife Refuge
Fort Peck Dam Tours
Glasgow Golfing and Marina
Horizon Hills Golf Course
11 Mi W of Saco Montana 406-527-3233
Sunnyside Golf & Country Club
NW of Glasgow Montana 406-228-9519
Fort Peck Marina Inc
Marina Rd Fort Peck Montana 406-526-3442
Multiple Campgrounds Around Fork Peck Lake
Roads to Glasgow
Glasgow Montana can be reached directly off of Route 2 from the east and west.Coming from the south, take 24 for a scenic drive by Fort Peck Lake.
Glasgow’s Closest Major Airport
Glasgow International Airport
Glasgow Real Estate
Did you know?…Fort Peck Dam completed in 1940 is the largest earth-filled dam in the world. The dam measures 21,026 feet in length (over 3 miles!) and its maximum height is 250.5 feet.