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Address: 25 Lewis and Clark Caverns Road, Three Forks, MT 59752
Phone Number: +1 406-287-3541
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cavern tour at Lewis and Clark Caverns State Park

Ready to hike15 minutes uphill? Ready to duck into a cavern? Ready for the sensation of total darkness when they turn out the lights? Then you are ready to book a tour of the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed October 28, 2016
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Nanaimo, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016

Ready to hike15 minutes uphill? Ready to duck into a cavern? Ready for the sensation of total darkness when they turn out the lights? Then you are ready to book a tour of the Lewis and Clark Caverns State Park in Montana! You will need a fleece or light jacket, good walking shoes. Be ready to slide down a chute.... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

My mother in law who is 66, really wanted to go here. I was a little worried the caves would be too difficult for her to maneuver, but she did it and it was amazing. To think about how these caves were formed and carved for visitors is quite amazing. Be ready to walk, up hill, down hill, slide down... More 

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Abington, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016

What impressed me the most was the fact that they didn't insist or even recommend that you wear hard hats even though some of the areas were tight and you had to duck. The tour through the caverns was entertaining and interesting. It took about 2 hours and was definitely time well spent. There were lots of steps once inside... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 5, 2016

I must admit I am reviewing this based on only a partial experience. Arriving at the visitors center you are given a small card noting the conditions you need to meet in order to visit the cavern. Having been in dozens of caves both commercial and National Park Service I just glanced at it. Do not make that mistake nor... More 

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BONANZA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2016 via mobile

If you like caves, you have to stop here. From the parking area, there is a 3/4 mile walk up hill to get to the entrance. On a hot day, take your time. Bring a light weight jacket, it is very cool in the cave. The tour is approximately 2-1/2 hours. The history of the caves is great and what... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2016 via mobile

This is not for the very old or the out of shape. About a 3/4 mile hike up hill yo the cavern entrance. Lots of stairs, rock slide and cramped path through cavern. Our guide, Francis, was very good and a good leader for our group. This may not be the biggest cavern, but foot for foot, it is full... More 

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Helena, Montana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016

this is a must see. a bid of a walk to get to the cave, but well worth it, great for the whole family.

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Dighton, Kansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2016

We arrived for the early 9:30 tour. We had Jim who was very knowledgeable and funny. The walk up to the entrance took about 15 minutes with a 10% grade. We had about 15 in our tour group of all ages. If you needed a walker or walking stick this would not be for you. Lots of ducking and at... More 

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Montrose, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016

Our guide indicated this is the #1 state park in Montana and, once inside, it's easy to see why. However, be forewarned, it is not be those who are out of shape or have trouble hiking. There is a 300 foot elevation gain to get to the entrance and then it's all downhill. ramps, steps, and even a slide!!! The... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

With the exception of the grumpy and somewhat inhospitable camp "host" at the campground (and the ridiculously pricey showers!) this was a lovely place to visit. The campground was neat and unique. Not sure how fires, even if in the firepit, could be safe with dead grass literally covering the entire state park. So the fact the place hasn't burned... More 

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