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Address: 342 Ulm Vaughn Rd, Ulm, MT 59485
Phone Number: (406) 866-2217
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Description: Explore the Native American way of life at this ancient pishkun, where...
Explore the Native American way of life at this ancient pishkun, where tribes hunted bison by driving them over cliffs.
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Who would have thought how dangerous it was to stampede a buffalo herd?

Very interesting place. Worth a stop to learn about this place. Visit the center first then drive to the top and look over the jump. If you are on I-15 and not stopping in Great... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
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Payson, Utah
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Payson, Utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Very interesting place. Worth a stop to learn about this place. Visit the center first then drive to the top and look over the jump. If you are on I-15 and not stopping in Great Falls, continue on the Vaughn Ulm road and save a few miles.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

I used to come out here years ago and hunt for arrow heads. The area is now a state park (with requisite $6 fee for non-Montana residents), includes several miles of trails, and a very nice visitor's center. There are lots of informative signs and displays available now and you can really learn and imagine what it must have been... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

As mentioned in other reviews, this is a short trip from Great Falls and a great history lesson. We went more "off-season" and therefore missed the interpretive talk. My friend, myself, and her 2 year-old visited and he loved the place. Visit the small, but friendly & informative visitor center. Admission is free for MT residents/same as other state parks/with... More 

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Butte, Montana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

The visitor center is a great place to get an interpretive talk about the three mile long cliff that was used as a Buffalo Jump. The staff is knowledgeable and friendly. The paths are well maintained so that you can see the area. There is a store in the visitors center and a great interpretative hall.

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Albany, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

I enjoyed walking at this park. I visited after reading about it from the Great Falls Tribune and thoroughly enjoyed the time I spent there. Not far from Great Falls.

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Vero Beach, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

We have all heard of the lemmings jumping off a cliff so we can now see how the Native Americans used a cliff for their buffalo "round-up." Interesting after seeing all the paintings of Indians on their ponies with bows and arrows riding next to bison trying to kill them. There was another way! There is a museum and then... More 

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Yuma, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Visiting friends who took us here. Had a great exhibit and woman gave a very informative talk about the way of Indian life. Droving up to the jump area is well worth it. The views were spectacular. Had our 1st encounter with a rattlesnake, while being here, on the walk way just past the restroom.

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Ambler, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

This park, located less than 10 miles from Great Falls, preserves one of the largest known buffalo jump sites and interprets native culture. Exhibits depict how Native Americans hunted bison by stampeding them over cliffs. The Center features several mounted buffalo, implements fashioned from buffalo remains and a furnished tepee made of buffalo hides. Rather than hiking the trail in... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

We visited here from great falls and it is only 9 miles outside of great falls downtown. We all enjoyed it, the staff are very knowledgable and there is lots of information available in the centre which was free. We walked 3 miles up to the the jump and it was a fun walk with a prairie dog town on... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

We didn't get to walk the trail to the cliff because of mosquito hordes. We sprayed ourselves but still had swarms of mosquitoes trying to get at us, bouncing off skin, collecting on clothes, and flying into eyes and mouth. The very small visitor center had a nice display about the Native American culture and habits but did not offer... More 

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