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“Excellent experience”
Review of Berkeley Pit

Berkeley Pit
Ranked #2 of 30 things to do in Butte
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed March 5, 2012

Even though you can see the pit from the highway as you approach the city, it's worth going to the observation deck because you can see it up close and there are some surprises.

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Reviewed February 13, 2012

Seen one you've seen them all I suppose. It's big, but they are all over!

Thank realist1Montana
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Reviewed December 16, 2011

The Pit was known as the Biggest Hole In the World and cruelly the Biggest Hole in the World in the Biggest Hole in the World. The Pit swallowed up entire neighborhoods in Butte and destroyed the memories and stories that went with those neighborhoods. It is really a fantastic sight because it shows you how much damage we can do to the earth in the pursuit of money. Incidentally, the Pit is the EPA's largest Superfund site.

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Bigfork, Montana
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Reviewed May 12, 2005

The pit contains a poluted lake which you can't tell is poluted. There is a waterfall on the N/E side of the lake and the layers in the hills around it are neat. There is a bunch of history behind it that you can view at the observation area after going through a walking tunnel through a hill to get there.

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Reviewed September 25, 2017
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