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Pompeys Pillar National Monument

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Address: , Pompeys Pillar, MT
Phone Number: 4068752400
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Steps lead you to a view

The steps are for anyone wanting to enjoy some heart- healthy exercise to see a beautiful setting. There's the mountain buttes in shades of grey to brown and red, as well as the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 23, 2015
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Canton, Georgia
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Canton, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

The steps are for anyone wanting to enjoy some heart- healthy exercise to see a beautiful setting. There's the mountain buttes in shades of grey to brown and red, as well as the blue Yellowstone river. Standing on-top gives you a clear picture of what makes our country seem so vast and parts still untouched. Its humbling to think these... More 

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Montana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

This small but well kept historical location is worth every minute. Knowing that Lewis and Clark stood on this very spot along the Yellowatone river makes a person really think. The park has a wonderful and very informative museum and during the year several activities take place here. Spend some time here and enjoy this historical location and learn some... More 

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Souther California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

This is a small National Monument and in two hours you can do almost everything including a short hike. The Visitor Center is small but informative. The walk to the rock is flat but then there are steps. The steps to the area where the signature is not steep and the steps are placed well. The additional steps to the... More 

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New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

This history-filled place has Clark's signature, proving his presence on this part of the Lewis and Clark trail. The visitor's center has nice displays and films giving the history of the area. You can walk to the top - all stairs - with benches for a rest. Make sure to walk over the the banks of the Yellowstone River.

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Rocky Hill, CT
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

Our tour bus stopped here long enough for us to walk up to the monument and see the signature "W. Clark" behind a glass covering. The monument site is not very large, but there are a few paths to walk on and you can walk to the river.

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Dubbo, New South Wales, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

The site is accessed via an excellent information centre. The climb is easy thanks to flights of stairs and there is a viewing area part of the way up for those wishing to view Clark's signature. The view from the top is spectacular. One word of caution; purchase insect repellent from the centre before starting out. We found hoards of... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

If you just want to stretch your legs its a good place to stop and do the stairs. Otherwise it isnt very interesting.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

We stopped here after a visit to Little Bighorn battlefield and on the way to the airport. So we only had about 20 minutes for the stop. We wished we had more time! It's a very well kept place- nice grounds and small museum. The river flowing beside it would make a lovely place for a picnic. The carving of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

You can't help but feel like a part of history when you see the signature of Clark on a sandstone rock. It has lasted over 200 years. What it must of been like on the river bank back then. The visitor center has a wonderful display and video that explains much of the Lewis and Clark expedition. The visit takes... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

We thought we knew the pathways of Lewis and Clark, but apparently we do not because we did not know about this. It is an imposing rock on the Yellowstone River. The more impressive fact is that it is the only spot with the physical evidence that they took the journey. The inscribed signature of Clark is on the middle... More 

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