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Gates of the Mountains

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3131 Gates of the Mountains Rd., Helena, MT 59604
+1 406-458-5241
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Amazing tour

The Gates of the Mountains should be on everyone's list of adventures. From the scenery to the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Debbie S
Great guide

Our guide was very knowledgeable about the geology and history of the area. He used humor to keep... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Just north of Helena on the Missouri River.
  • Excellent80%
  • Very good16%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“bald eagles” (37 reviews)
“mann gulch” (34 reviews)
“boat ride” (62 reviews)
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3131 Gates of the Mountains Rd., Helena, MT 59604
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+1 406-458-5241
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"bald eagles"
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"mann gulch"
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"boat ride"
in 62 reviews
"lewis and clark"
in 51 reviews
"missouri river"
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"beautiful scenery"
in 26 reviews
"both sides"
in 10 reviews
"great tour"
in 20 reviews
"rock formations"
in 9 reviews
"hour trip"
in 8 reviews
"picnic area"
in 7 reviews
"two hours"
in 15 reviews
"nice trip"
in 5 reviews
"saw lots of wildlife"
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"human history"
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"recommend this trip"
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"flora and fauna"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The Gates of the Mountains should be on everyone's list of adventures. From the scenery to the wildlife and the historical information that some people never know. Just a wonderful experience!

Thank Debbie S
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our guide was very knowledgeable about the geology and history of the area. He used humor to keep us interested.. The ride was well organized from beginning to end. Highly recommend GOM tour

Thank seniorcush
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We took the cruise and found it very informative on the history of Montana. The tour guide was very knowledgeable of the area. A good way to spend a couple of hours.

Thank Adrian T
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I grew up in MT and never took this tour, so my daughter and I decided to do it during our annual visit. It was amazing! I booked our tickets ahead of time on line, and I'm really glad I did since our 2:00 tour...More

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Reviewed May 16, 2018

This is a great summertime trip. It is a couple of hours by a mountain lake and taking the boat trip with interesting commentary telling the story behind the area, from the Lewis and Clark Expedition to modern day forest fire fighting. The end of...More

Thank Theresa T
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Reviewed May 10, 2018

We had a wonderful prime rib dinner and then went on a boat tour. We saw a black bear, lots of elk and eagles. The captain was very knowledgeable about Lewis and Clark's expedition in the area and the more recent history of the area.

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Reviewed April 29, 2018

I love taking my out of town friends for a right through the Gates of the Mountains! I love the story-tellers who navigate the boat through those towering stone walls of the canyon - telling the story of Lewis and Clark, the antics of John...More

Thank pmarcil
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Reviewed March 6, 2018 via mobile

The guided tour is very interesting to listen to. This is a great activity to do on a sunny day and easy to do with kids. Definitely worth a trip to see the scenery.

Thank Kimmie K
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Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

Gates of the mountains is a fun little boat tour that I took as a child a few times and have enjoyed going back as an adult. There is a nice little picnic area and it is close to helena/butte/great falls/Missoula for a quick day...More

Thank 269natoshas
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Reviewed March 3, 2018

This is a beautiful down the Missouri and back. Highlights include wildlife on cliffs on both sides of river and history on Lewis and Clark journey in this same route.

Thank Barbara A
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Dr. D. E
June 9, 2018|
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Response from pattykayhunt | Reviewed this property |
Usually slow smooth sailing. It is not like being on the ocean at all.
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Betty T
May 30, 2018|
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Response from Adrian T |
$16 per adult
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George S
July 29, 2017|
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Response from Utah-Indy | Reviewed this property |
We always stay in the Marriott Residence Inn near I-15, Airport and Costco in Helena. Be sure to visit the Lewis and Clark Brewery. You'll be blown away by the building. We were just in Glacier in June and drove to... More
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