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Wahkpa Chu'gn Archaeological Site

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Address: 1745 Hwy 2 West, Havre, MT 59501
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Very informative. This is a must for anyone at all interested in the history of the lives of the past cultures and cultures. The dig sites are so full of evidence of what was... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed October 29, 2016
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Wandering River, Canada
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Wandering River, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016 via mobile

Very informative. This is a must for anyone at all interested in the history of the lives of the past cultures and cultures. The dig sites are so full of evidence of what was happening in the time period...1500 to 2000 years ago.

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Moose Jaw, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 6, 2016

We visited here and were lucky enough to end up with a private tour. The guide was friendly and knowledgable and even though she has done it for four years still engaged us. Worth seeing if you are in Havre.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

Hannah and Paul were very knowledgeable. We were very fortunate to visit while they were working. I greatly appreciated their insight into the events and discovery of the jump. I also appreciated that they were willing to answer many questions even though we didn't have time for the tour. They are great ambassadors for this location.

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Portland, Oregon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2016

Obviously the result of passion and dedication, this site is important in understanding the peoples of this area over the centuries. To actually see the buffalo jump and the surrounding geography, elevation, river, etc., helps to bring to life a way of live that might otherwise be forgotten. I highly recommend.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

If your interested in the ways if early Indian tribes and how they lived and got there meat and how they processed the Buffalo I suggest you take the tour you would be amazed

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Havre, Montana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2015

The stairs down to the site are quite long but have a handicap site. This site is very interesting and the digs have many years of layers showing every time the buffalo were run over the cliff.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2015

Hanna was an excellent guide, we had fun even though the weather didn't cooperate near the end, we got rained on.

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Grass Valley, California, USA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 16, 2015

This was a really great tour! The guide was very knowledgeable and friendly. We really enjoyed the displays and learned a great deal about the history in this area and were fascinated by how this particular area was found and enjoyed the interactive activities. We highly recommend this tour and would definitely come back again.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 8, 2015 via mobile

Unique location right behind shopping mall. Excellent guided tour by very on knowledgeable persons that gets you up close and personable with digs! A very interesting, well done part of Western History. Must do for all ages!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 10, 2015 via mobile

The young girl who did our tour was very knowledgeable and so friendly. It is a summer job for her, but she clearly loves teaching. She was kind to our teens and our toddlers. We were a busy group. Thank you for hiring staff that truly care about history and make it fun.

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