Saco is in the heart of the Milk River Valley. The Saco Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture Museum is located in a renovated one-room county schoolhouse; the Huntley School. The school was named after Chet Huntley who attended the school and went on to become a famous TV newscaster. Nearby Nelson Reservoir provides good fishing opportunities, swimming, boating, camping, picnic area and boat ramp. An area landmark is Sleeping Buffalo Rock, a boulder left behind by a glacier that once covered the region, resembles a sleeping buffalo and has many Indian legends attached to it.