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A view of the upper course of the Belle Fourche River in Devils Tower National Monument
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Course and watershed of the Belle Fourche River

The Belle Fourche River (prounced bel FOOSH) is a tributary of the Cheyenne River, about 290 miles (470 km) long, in the U.S. states of Wyoming and South Dakota. It is part of the Mississippi River watershed traveling through the Cheyenne and Missouri rivers.

The point at which the river flows out of Wyoming and into South Dakota is the lowest elevation point in the state of Wyoming at 3,099 feet (945 m). This is the second-highest low point of any U.S. state.

Coordinates: 44°26′05″N 102°18′12″W / 44.4347094°N 102.3032179°W / 44.4347094; -102.3032179

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