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Madison Buffalo Jump State Park

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6990 Buffalo Jump Rd, Three Forks, MT 59752-9420
+1 406-994-4042
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Worth the visit!!

Recommend taking the hike up to the ledge the views of wild flowers on the way up are beautiful... read more

Reviewed yesterday
jessslikestotravel
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History lesson came alive

What a great experience this was. After learning about this in my history class, I got to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
FtMacTompkins
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Fort McMurray
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good38%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
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“gravel road” (8 reviews)
“viewing area” (4 reviews)
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6990 Buffalo Jump Rd, Three Forks, MT 59752-9420
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+1 406-994-4042
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Reviewed yesterday 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

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

Thank FtMacTompkins
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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

Thank Michael S
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Reviewed September 30, 2017

The Indian tribes that hunted buffalo knew what they were up against and devised ingenious ways of getting the big beasts to arrive at this site. A must visit locale if you are in the area. So glad we made this side trip. Loved the...More

Thank Monica58860
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Reviewed September 1, 2017

Take your trekking poles and a supply of water and enjoy the hike up to the jump. We didn't make it all the way up but in my younger day.........there is an interruptive center at the top of the first hill. It gives you an...More

Thank Elaine M
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Reviewed August 27, 2017 via mobile

This is a cool place to visit. It is very interesting and the interpretive panels are excellent, providing insight into the landform, how Indians used it to obtain buffalo for 2000 years, and how important it was to them. A short walk to the viewing...More

Thank AlaskanTiki
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Reviewed July 4, 2017 via mobile

Followed directions on our iPhone and drove out to Buffalo Jump State Park. The last two miles is on a well-maintained gravel and dirt road. When you turn in, you are in a large gravel parking area. A covered display area contains some info about...More

Thank Texan78541
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Reviewed June 25, 2017 via mobile

This was a great park. Even though you must take a gravel road to get there, it is not a bad drive and it is worth it. I like things off the beaten path. It was not crowded at all. Only one other car. An...More

Thank ash922
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Reviewed June 4, 2017 via mobile

We decided to come here on a whim. The last few miles leading the the park are not paved and I got rock chips all in my brand new truck. It is a pretty bumpy and dusty ride. The cliff itself was interesting but a...More

Thank tripcasey
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Reviewed May 28, 2017

NIce, quite and beautiful. For those who complain that the walk is too long, or its too long to get their etc. Just stop please. This is MONTANA! You hike and walk every flippin where so if you don't like hiking just go to Vegas...More

Thank Travelerforlife1
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