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Interesting Historical Site

We visited the Buffalo Jump State Park as a family. As someone who appreciates and reads history, I... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Jacob B
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Jumping Buffalo?

I had no idea what a buffalo jump was before this visit. Native Americans drove a herd of buffalo... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
DadOdwg
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6990 Buffalo Jump Rd, Three Forks, MT 59752-9420
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the Buffalo Jump State Park as a family. As someone who appreciates and reads history, I found it very interesting. It is easy to find, but just be aware that you will travel on a dirt road for a bit. There was plenty...More

Thank Jacob B
Reviewed 10 July 2018

I had no idea what a buffalo jump was before this visit. Native Americans drove a herd of buffalo up and over the high blind bluff where they would fall to their death. Then they would harvest the meat for food, hides for shelter, clothing,...More

Thank DadOdwg
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

Not sure what people expect...its off the beaten path, and a 1/4 mile to a resting place...the interpretive kiosk. The path is dirt and a bit of an incline up. I use a cane and was able to make it. There are many other paths...More

Thank Richard S
Reviewed 21 June 2018 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

Thank jessslikestotravel
Reviewed 8 June 2018 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
Reviewed 3 December 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
Reviewed 30 September 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
Reviewed 2 September 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
Reviewed 28 August 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
Reviewed 5 July 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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