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Address: West Yellowstone, MT
Description: Site of the largest earthquake in Montana's history.

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Interesting history lesson

Good area for hiking and a history lesson about the 1959 earth quake. I stopped by on my way out of West Yellowstone.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 29, 2015
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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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60 reviews 60 reviews
13 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

Good area for hiking and a history lesson about the 1959 earth quake. I stopped by on my way out of West Yellowstone.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

visitor center very informative, memorial wall interesting all around good for adults and children 6+to adult

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Yacolt, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Everything about Yellowstone was beautiful and a must see!abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyzabcdefghijklmnop

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Irwin, Idaho
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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

A geological wonder, the earth can make you feel really small sometimes, quake lake is one of those places.

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Challis, Idaho
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Drove through here a few years ago, stayed just a short time, picked up book about the place. When I got home I read the book over and over, could wait to come back the the area again If you can read all you can about the place before you visit and it will mean so much more to you... More 

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Hudsonville, Michigan
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Don't miss this drive. So amazing, and you can stop at roadside signs to read about what happened geologically. Incredible views and history.

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Pocatello, Idaho
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48 reviews 48 reviews
9 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

a drive along the madison river road is always a great sight. Take it all the way from West to Ennis!

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Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
9 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

I recently saw Quake lake for the first time. It is a very interesting area with an intriguing past. Worth a visit. There is a small visitors center, but the lake itself is the main draw. Take the time to read the history on the posted information signs by the visitors center. Do a little fishing, boating, or take some... More 

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Great Falls, Montana
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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

driving by and being from MT thought we'd pull off on our way to West Yellowstone. Only to pull partway up the road to a closed museum. A little disappointed, but will try again on our next road trip that way.

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Bozeman, Montana, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Only open in summer, but the Visitor Center is full of amazing information about the creation of this lake and earthquakes in general.

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