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Belt Creek
Cliffs in Sluice Boxes State Park
Belt Creek flowing below the cliffs of
Sluice Boxes State Park
Location of Belt Creek in Montana.
Location of Belt Creek in Montana.
Mouth of Belt Creek in Montana
Native name kɔyɔ́ɔteihíniicááh
Country Cascade and Chouteau County, Montana
Physical characteristics
River mouth 2,792 feet (851 m)
Basin features
River system Missouri River

Belt Creek (Gros Ventre: kɔyɔ́ɔteihíniicááh, lit.'belt river' ) is a tributary, approximately 80 mi (129 km) long, of the Missouri River in western Montana in the United States.

It originates in the Lewis and Clark National Forest north of Big Baldy Mountain, in the Little Belt Mountains in western Judith Basin County. It flows northwest through mountainous canyons (Limestone Canyon) past Monarch, through Sluice Boxes State Park, and flows through Armington and Belt. It finally joins the Missouri approximately 15 mi (25 km) northwest of Great Falls of the Missouri.

It is named for the Little Belt Mountains, which it flows through.

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