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Lewis and Clark Caverns State Park

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Address: 19 miles west of Three Forks on Montana 2, Three Forks, MT 59752
Phone Number: 406-287-3541
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Spectacular Cavern tour

Not for the faint of heart but it`s a great tour.There is some duck-walking,some sliding on the butt,and a lot of places to bump ones head but worth the trouble.Glad I did this... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Rex B
Gillette, Wyoming
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Gillette, Wyoming
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not for the faint of heart but it`s a great tour.There is some duck-walking,some sliding on the butt,and a lot of places to bump ones head but worth the trouble.Glad I did this after years of driving by the signs.The deeper you go the more spectacular the formations.Our guide was great-knew the system and history well and was very pleasant.

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Longmont, Colorado
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123 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Be warned....there are over 600 stairs and tight squeezes in the tour. The hike up to the entrance is about 1/2 mile and is a moderate grade. The information on the website is lacking. I was on a tour with a pregnant woman and I am not in great shape. It was difficult for both of us. The guides are... More 

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Great Malvern, United Kingdom
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125 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015

The history around this area is very interesting. Our guide actually told us that Lewis & Clarke never discovered these caverns, although they were on the nearby river. If you suffer from claustrophobia this is not for you. as you had to bend quite low in many parts and in one section you had to slide over the rocks. Walking... More 

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Kingston, TN
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78 reviews
52 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

You need to be fairly agile for this tour. First you have the three-quarter mile walk uphill to the cavern entrance. Inside is another three-quarter mile walk requiring many steps, stooping over and sideways to get through many tight spots, and even a short slide (definitely fun for the kids). We were added on to a school group of 4th... More 

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Lincoln, Canada
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

The cave tour is very good but is very strenuous. On warm days the walk on the trail to the entrance will be taxing for many people. The cave itself is fascinating but be aware there are lots of stairs and low passageways. The tour is definitely worthwhile and interesting. I found that our tour guide was difficult to understand... More 

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Midland City, Alabama
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40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

Nice little excursion to see some natural beauty. Over 500 feet below the surface. Be prepared to walk, stoop, bend, slide, and practically crawl. Wear good shoes and bring a jacket. 48-50 degrees in the cavern.

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Duvall, Washington
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42 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

Not very far off the interstate, and definitely worth the stop. We stayed nearby in our camper, and made a 2 night one day stay out of this- and were really glad we did!

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Albany, Oregon, USA
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24 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

Great tour through the cave, and our guide was very entertaining and informative. Definitely worth a visit. Be prepared though, there is a long hike uphill to get to the cavern entrance, and it will be a challenge for those not in good shape.

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Alpine, California
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015

This was a last minute trip. We got out our map and searched for a 4 hr radius and this is were our finger landed. We have visited many caverns in the western states and they are all unique. We were pleasantly surprised by the length of the tour and the historical facts that were shared along the way. Our... More 

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Olympia, Washington
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49 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015

I saw this attraction on a map and suggested that it might be an interesting stop, and indeed it was. It's a little out of the way, but not a long drive from the freeway and if you have a couple of hours to spend, it is well worth it. The only way to see the cave is to join... More 

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