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Gates of the Mountains

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Address: 3131 Gates of the Mountains Rd., Helena, MT 59604
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  Just north of Helena on the Missouri River.

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Everyone should see this landscape.

Excellent for many outdoor activities. Float, canoe, or speed boat. Get there early to have your own camp. The tour is a great quick way to see the gates but I would recommend... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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Helena, Montana
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Helena, Montana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Excellent for many outdoor activities. Float, canoe, or speed boat. Get there early to have your own camp. The tour is a great quick way to see the gates but I would recommend spending time on your own.

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Helena, Montana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I have been through the Gates numerous times and it is absolutely stunning every time. I met some new friends and we will stay good friends! They are from Florida.

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Helena, Montana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Took all of our family from out of state on this tour the day after our daughters wedding. It was relaxing and a great time. The only thing was we called ahead as we had a group of over 20 and where we thought we would be allowed on the boat first, that wasn't the case so none of us... More 

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Helena, Montana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A very interesting trip up the Missouri River. The history of the useage of the river, its inhabitants, the animals, pictographs and the illusion of the gates opening and closing. Narrative history of the Mann Gulch Fire and those that lost their lives and the evolution of wild fire fighting that came from this fire.

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Helena, Montana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

If you are plannng on visiting Helena, you have to plan on going on the Gates of The Mountains tour. Very relaxing & beautiful.

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Helena, Montana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Always love bringing visitors to 'the gates'. Surrounded by beauty and history. The boat ride is so worth the trip. The guides can spot all the wildlife and historical features of the canyon. Bring your binoculars if you have them and a jacket because it is sometimes cool on the water.

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Valley Forge, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2016

This was a boat great boat ride. The guide knows his area history. It was great to see so many bald eagles. If you are in the area, this is a must experience. We went in August, wear a hat, sunscreen and take bug repellent. This is a good trip for people interested in the local area. Teens and kids... More 

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Pasadena, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016

We really enjoyed this boat tour in the Gates of the Mountains. The scenery is beautiful and our tour guide was excellent. He gave a running commentary on everything we saw, answered many questions, and pointed out eagles and other interesting birds as well as interesting flora.

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Helena, Montana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

Very nice trip down the waterway through scenic mountain rock walls. It's good for family or just a couples get away for the day. You can stop along the way and take a hike and be picked up by the next boat. I it's very family-friendly and the history is something interesting and educational.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2016 via mobile

This is an activity suited for all ages as long as they can walk unassisted. The boat ride out was relaxing and informative. We then spent 2 hours hiking and exploring the area, which is just beautiful. Be sure to take some bottles of water. The history of that area is amazing.

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