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Nice area, not very busy

The actual downtown area was almost deserted when we were there. many of the buildings are indeed... read more

Reviewed July 19, 2018
trvlloop
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Belleville, Canada
Where it all started in Helena

In 1864, down on their luck and about ready to give up their quest for fortune, four miners... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Taylor B
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Chicago, Illinois
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The main street in the downtown business district, which takes its name from the four prospectors who discovered gold there in 1864.
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In 1864, down on their luck and about ready to give up their quest for fortune, four miners discovered gold in a stream that later became known as Last Chance Gulch in Helena, Montana. They established a mining camp, dubbed the new settlement Helena after...More

Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the one place in Helena that just doesn’t feel like Helena. Remind me of the river walk in San Antonio with out the river or humidity. My favorite place to go. Fun to stroll at night

Thank April D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a beautiful walking mall complete with sculptures and a little stream down the center of it The old buildings were put up for sale for $2 each and low interest funding was made available to refurbish these buildings. That was in the 1980's....More

Thank Kay B
Reviewed August 27, 2018

I love walking down Last Chance Gulch in Helena. As a young girl, I spent many a day walking down a street that was filled with traffic. It's nice to stroll through this area so many years later and see that Helena has kept some...More

1  Thank carr0ller
Reviewed August 27, 2018

It's been awhile but the entire town of Helena, MT was awesome. Loved the scenery, people and places to see.

Thank Mike O
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

This area could be terrific with the right venues. It is totally pedestrian and safe. But so little to look at. Totally disappointed.

Thank shari w
Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

While this is a nice area for a short walk, it is just average. There are a few interesting sculptures, a few restaurants and gift shops, but it just needs more development. We had no trouble finding free street parking close by. If you combine...More

1  Thank Fran4747
Reviewed July 19, 2018

The actual downtown area was almost deserted when we were there. many of the buildings are indeed historic, but we did notice that some of the signage had been created recently and made to look old, but overall it was a nice area to stroll...More

Thank trvlloop
Reviewed June 26, 2018 via mobile

This street is a shoppers and culture lovers zone. It is upcoming, but it needs a bit more time. There is a nice museum like shop with an enormous collection of clocks. Don’t miss!

Thank Ronald B
Reviewed June 18, 2018

Walk the historic last chance gulch. Stop at the library, parks, brew pubs, shops, and eateries. An ice ream cone may be in order!

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Saturday would be more fun and more time to wounder around to see things.
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