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The Rimrocks

Rimrock Road, Billings, MT 59303
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Ranked #9 of 29 attractions in Billings
Type: Geologic Formations
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Bozeman, Montana
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35 reviews 35 reviews
8 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014 via mobile

The Rims are pretty cool and about all the scenery Billings, MT has to offer. On a recent visit to Swords park (I use a very generous term with "park"), the window of my car was smashed and my purse stolen about 2 minutes after I left my car. The police and many Billings folks assured me that this was... More

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Billings
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Trails, such as in Zimmerman park, along the rims are fabulous. My husband and I recently hiked there and had a wonderful time. There are several different trails to choose from ranging from easy to more difficult. Also there are wonderful views and interesting rock formations throughout.

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Pittsburgh
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14 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

Two of my favorite things to do are to climb around on rocks and look at amazing vistas. This park lets me do both at once! The great sandstone formations made me feel like a kid again by climbing to the top of them. The view of downtown Billings and the mountains and river in the distance was breathtaking. Few... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013 via mobile

I visit the rims frequently. The main walking trail is paved. I've seen people do everything from walk, to roller blade on the rims. The trail follows the natural landscae winding up and down. It's not a boring walk, and I enjoy walking it frequently. It's also a great place for picnics. There are a few scattered benches and tables.... More

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Rockhampton, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

We were amazed by the rimrocks when we were flying in to Billings. So different to anything else we had ever seen. Beautiful views over Billings on the way from the airport into town.

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Kansas City, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

I spent about an hour up here. The trails didn't really interest me but it was a way to wind down after a long weekend of working and traveling. Just sitting on the bluffs was spectacular taking the scenic drive was nice as well. I wish I had more time to spend and explore this area.

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259 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

The rims are the main landmark of Billings, and they stand like sentinels along the northern edge of the city. Nice for a walk along the top or a hike from bottom to top.

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Kailua-Kona
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

This trail system is convenient to downtown Billings and offers nice views of the Billings valley (not that it's too impressive) and has some actual pine trees, which is rare in the Billings area. The Rimrocks are made of sandstone, which have ancient sea worm holes in certain levels of the stone, which is fun for rock hounds. The trail... More

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Kalispell, Montana
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7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

the views were fantastic. we played around going from rocks to rocks, took pictures, we had our dogs. there was a guy on a mountain bike which looked a little scary. it was hot and dusty but it is the end of summer.

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Ontario, Canada
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30 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

It's only a short drive up to the Rim Rocks where you can take photos of the city of Billings below. There is also a path that you can ride a bike or hike. It was nice to get out of the car and walk around.

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