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Good History

Great piece of history and a nice little hike to stretch your legs .Good for pictures as well... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
April J
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Keystone Heights, Florida
Interesting Historical Site

We visited the Buffalo Jump State Park as a family. As someone who appreciates and reads history, I... read more

Reviewed July 27, 2018
K1946EFjacobb
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Atascadero, California
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6990 Buffalo Jump Rd, Three Forks, MT 59752-9420
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great piece of history and a nice little hike to stretch your legs .Good for pictures as well , good for the kids to run the trail.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank April J
Reviewed October 5, 2018

This is one of only three Jumps surviving in the state. It was however disappointing after we had visited the excellent First Peoples Buffalo Jump also in Montana. Whilst signage is good to get there, you follow a dirt road for 7 miles to end...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Julie P
Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

We went here not knowing what to expect, well it is a cliff. Some minor hiking and some beautiful pictures of the prairie. Nice historic spot about buffalo and how they hunted them 200 years ago. If you have time one here, it’s about 20...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Ifonlyyou
Reviewed September 22, 2018

Not really that much to see, you really have to use your imagination, but if you like history and education, this would be one place to stop.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Onedaylady
Reviewed July 27, 2018 via mobile

We visited the Buffalo Jump State Park as a family. As someone who appreciates and reads history, I found it very interesting. It is easy to find, but just be aware that you will travel on a dirt road for a bit. There was plenty...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank K1946EFjacobb
Reviewed July 9, 2018

I had no idea what a buffalo jump was before this visit. Native Americans drove a herd of buffalo up and over the high blind bluff where they would fall to their death. Then they would harvest the meat for food, hides for shelter, clothing,...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank DadOdwg
Reviewed July 7, 2018 via mobile

Not sure what people expect...its off the beaten path, and a 1/4 mile to a resting place...the interpretive kiosk. The path is dirt and a bit of an incline up. I use a cane and was able to make it. There are many other paths...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Richard S
Reviewed June 21, 2018 via mobile

Recommend taking the hike up to the ledge the views of wild flowers on the way up are beautiful, and the view at the top is so peaceful. On the way back down I visited the area with the history of the land, very informative....More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank jessslikestotravel
Reviewed June 7, 2018 via mobile

What a great experience this was. After learning about this in my history class, I got to experience for myself. I did the 1 mile hike up, definitely need good sturdy shoes, bug spray and may be long pants as it is rattlesnake territory. Views...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Leona_running
Reviewed December 3, 2017

This place is one of the best historical open and natural Montana State Parks around. The history of the Indian practice of channeling and running huge herds of buffalo down over a cliff to their death, in order to harvest the hides, meat, bone and...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Michael S
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