The town of Rosebud parallels
the south shore of the Yellowstone River, ten miles east of Forsyth on
Interstate 90 and . Rosebud County was formed in
1901 from part of
This area was explored by fur trappers and
traders, with nearby
Rosebud Creek (after which the town of Rosebud takes its name)
especially popular for beaver. This is also near the spot where Lt. Col.
George Armstrong Custer camped along the banks of Rosebud Creek on the way
to his ultimate defeat at the
Battle of Little Bighorn
in 1876. North of Rosebud on MT 446, Far West State Recreation Area, along
Yellowstone River, offers
swimming, fishing, boating (a boat ramp is provided) and tent camping.
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