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Lewis and Clark Caverns State Park

25 Lewis & Clark Caverns Road, Whitehall, MT 59759, USA, Latitude/Longitude: (45.82289 / -111.85082), Three Forks, MT 59752
+1 406-287-3541
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Amazing!

A nice hike to the mouth of the cavern, we had a great tour guide. It was fascinating to hear about... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
jwfalk78
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Carver, Minnesota
Incredible

Although the hike to the entry point is fairly steep and a bit of a challenge if your out of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
adventure151099
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25 Lewis & Clark Caverns Road, Whitehall, MT 59759, USA, Latitude/Longitude: (45.82289 / -111.85082), Three Forks, MT 59752
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Reviewed 4 days ago

A nice hike to the mouth of the cavern, we had a great tour guide. It was fascinating to hear about the discovery and the work it took to create the passageway to see this amazing formation. This is a great adventure to take your...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Although the hike to the entry point is fairly steep and a bit of a challenge if your out of shape,it is well worth the effort because the tour of these caverns are unforgettable. Words can't express what your eyes will see and your able...More

1  Thank adventure151099
Reviewed 11 April 2017

The formations within are almost unbelievable - something you might find at Disneyland - except that these are real. If you are in the area, this is a stop you should take time to explore.

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Reviewed 2 April 2017

Way cool (figuratively and literally) caverns, though the name is somewhat misleading. It IS in L&C territory. If I recall, the party did note the condensation arising out of the vents, But the Corps NEVER DID explore the caverns. Don't let that scare you away,...More

Thank Joe-dines-out
Reviewed 6 March 2017

We enjoyed our visit to Lewis & Clark Caverns State Park, a large limestone cavern filled with spectacular stalactites, stalagmites, columns, and helictites. Because of the park's name, I had assumed that the explorers Lewis & Clark discovered the caverns but Lewis & Clark never...More

1  Thank denver60
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Beautiful caverns get ready to do a long hike up. I wasnt in the best shape and had to stop a few times to get up the hills. Ince inside it was wonderful

1  Thank BARB M
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

We decided to add the Lewis and Clark Caverns into our itinerary for the day. It made an excellent break on our journey. We paid $12 entrance pp (no seniors rate) and waited a short while for our 2 hour tour to begin. There is...More

2  Thank and13Tenby
Reviewed 8 January 2017

I've been wanting to get to the caverns in winter for one of their (partially) candlelit tours for a few years now, and we finally did. Our tour guide, Jim, was as sweet-natured a person as you could wish for, and I think his gentle/silly...More

Thank DDawnC
Reviewed 28 December 2016

First trip into the caverns 1974. Second trip 1978? Back then they had a really cool mechanical lift like a set of bleachers that everyone rode up to the top. Whatever happened to that? not sure I could walk it now. The formations in the...More

Thank susansnider2016
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

I was unsure of what to expect here, but we were driving from Glacier National Park to Yellowstone so we decided to stop. I'm so glad we did! The hill leading up to the entrance of the cavern is ....tough. Get there early enough before...More

Thank GatorGirl428
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Art A
Are they open year round, what are the open hrs. How much is the admission to visit ?
28 March 2017|
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Response from USAFret | Reviewed this property |
The park is open year around with limited hours in the winter months. The adult admission is $12.
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ambemily
Do you need to go with a tour to enter these caves or can you go without one? I live by the ape caves in Washington and am use to just going on my own without a tour and wanted to see if this was the same.
17 March 2017|
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Response from GatorGirl428 | Reviewed this property |
Tours only
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Sayles10
Do you think a senior in an average shape can do it? How steep and long is the hike up? Thank you in advance, Ruth
12 August 2016|
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Response from Ryan B | Reviewed this property |
Yes, if they are in good shape they should be fine, the guide gave us plenty of time to take breaks on the way up. I would be more concerned about once inside the caverns, the ground is very uneven and could cause a stumble... More
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