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Sacrifice Cliff

Billings, MT
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Ranked #25 of 30 attractions in Billings
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- May 3, 2013
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Billings, Montana
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59 reviews 59 reviews
42 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2013

Sacrifice Cliff is easily seen from many areas in Billings. The story I've heard is that a smallpox epidemic occurred during early contact of Native Americans with whites. The Natives had absolutely no immunity to the dreadful disease. Brave warriors road their horses off the cliff believing their sacrifice would save their people.

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Amarillo, Texas
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167 reviews 167 reviews
50 attraction reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2012

This is a beautiful site, with a great view of Billings, the rim rocks, the bluffs overlooking the Yellowstone River, and the mountains in the distance. Now, at the bottom of the cliff, is development. However while standing there you can imagine what it looked like in the past, with no development, when two Native Americans rode their horses over... More

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ENGLEWOOD
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122 reviews 122 reviews
36 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2012

It is beautiful on a clear day---you can see all of Billings, and several mountain ranges in the distance, too. It has an interesting history, too; the name has great significance :)

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Billings, Montana
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15 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2011

Beautiful views on a acreage managed by Bureau of Land Management on land donated by Vince and Loiuise Larsen

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