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Beautiful scenery and great crystals!

Crystal Park is located in the Pioneer Mountain Scenic Byway 25 miles west of Dillon Montana. It... read more

Reviewed July 27, 2017
Blackfoot, Idaho
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Digging for crystals

It's a beautiful place to look for quartz crystals. Kids love to dig on dirt and had a blast when... read more

Reviewed July 10, 2017
Mary L
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Dillon/wise River Ranger District, s.W. Montana, Polaris, MT
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Reviewed July 27, 2017 via mobile

Crystal Park is located in the Pioneer Mountain Scenic Byway 25 miles west of Dillon Montana. It is atop a mountain covered with holes previously dug by rock hounds in search of quartz crystals, smokey quartz crystals, and amethyst crystals. The crystals are found in...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed July 10, 2017 via mobile

It's a beautiful place to look for quartz crystals. Kids love to dig on dirt and had a blast when they found a lot. Remember to bring bug/insect spray because mosquitoes swarms all over! Their bites and buzzing sounds just a nuisance! Restrooms have no...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed April 12, 2017

We have been going to Crystal park for about 20 years with our family, friends and scouts. It has always been a great time for all. Some trips we have found awesome crystals and sometime only regular, but we have always found an incredible fun...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

We have 3 kids under 10 and the kids had a blast. We bought a shovel for the park but in retrospect, we would have been fine without it. We had a hammer and wish we had more. We found some great crystals by breaking...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank SLC_SD
Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

My mom and I stopped here on our way to Bannack. We brought along a shovel and trowel. That's really all we needed to have a great time! Wonderful place for kids to dig, get dirty and find some crystals! We'll be back!

Date of experience: July 2016
2  Thank Traci H
Reviewed July 18, 2016

We bought a large shovel at the supermarket in Dillon. You definitely need a large shovel that you can press down with your feet if unless you want to dig where other people have already been digging and loosened the soil. You need a bucket...More

Date of experience: July 2016
2  Thank Outdoorpartner
Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

OK so my wife and I went to crystal park on a nice retreat. We loved it. Hugh hit for us, so we ended up taking our family with my wife's side of the family with teens and my in laws. And at first everyone...More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank Michael W
Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

Some friends and I took our kids, all under the age of 6, for a morning hike here. The kids had a blast trekking though the hillside looking for crystals. There were also an abundance of picnic tables where anyone could have a nice picnic,...More

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank Tesssa U
Reviewed March 27, 2016

A family adventure awaits in the scenic Pioneer Mountains in Southwest Montana on the byway between Polaris and Wise River. A picnic area at the base and trails that lead up the mountain to the digging sights. We have been here many times and have...More

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank Rob M
Reviewed February 3, 2016 via mobile

Mountain is pretty dug up...not alot of crystals. Used to be a great place when I was younger. Still a gorgeous location though.

Date of experience: September 2015
2  Thank TimbreC
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March 7, 2016|
Response from TimbreC | Reviewed this property |
I believe it is May 15th when the park opens. This time of year there is still snow everywhere.