The beautiful Sun Canyon Drive on Sun Canyon Road starts out along the plains west of Augusta, and then weaves up the canyon past a 1913 Bureau of Reclamation dam. During the time of Lewis and Clark, the Blackfeet called the river that carved the canyon the Medicine River, but it is now known as the Sun River. The canyon, a gray-granite jumble with snowcapped peaks in the distance, is a weekend getaway spot for residents all along the front. There are opportunities for fishing, boating, hiking, and four-wheeling in the area. The road up here is an easily navigable gravel track for the most part, but it can be rugged in portions, especially if they've been trying to fix it. After you get to the national forest, however, the road is paved. Go figure.
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