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“scenic” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Berkeley Pit

Berkeley Pit
Ranked #3 of 28 things to do in Butte
Certificate of Excellence
Williston, North Dakota
Level Contributor
145 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
“scenic”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 1, 2014

This was very interesting and educational. We enjoy chatting with the staff and the bathrooms were clean and stocked.

Visited July 2014
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English first
Butte, Montana
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195 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
“Amazing place”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 24, 2014

The site is truly amazing to view. The only thing that I did not like anymore about this place is that they now charge people to see this site. I remember well the days of a free attraction. Oh yeah, This site is listed as the worlds most contaminated body of water.

Visited June 2014
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Thank 2014AD
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USA
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622 reviews
214 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 345 helpful votes
“Good Viewing platform”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 17, 2014

You walk out to a viewing platform to see the pit, there are interpretive signs and a audio which gives information about the water level

Visited June 2014
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Thank One2travelUsa
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Orlando, Florida
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132 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 165 helpful votes
“interesting history”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 16, 2014

Green energy's dirty little secret ,copper mining. This operation is closed down but there are many like it to supply the copper needed to build electric motors.

Visited June 2014
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Thank bobncamille
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Kalispell, Montana
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284 reviews
138 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 240 helpful votes
“Visit and Learn”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 1, 2014

The Berkeley Pit is a sight in Butte worth visiting and learning about. This depressing scene should serve as a warning to all. The pit is a current vision of what the world could look like if those who oppose any environmental rules and regulations are elected to office. In a country where a growing number of politicians advocate the abolishment of the E.P.A. and total environmental deregulation, this tragedy is hopefully a wake up call.

Visited May 2014
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