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Lewis and Clark Caverns State Park

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Address: 25 Lewis & Clark Caverns Road, Whitehall, MT 59759, USA, Latitude/Longitude: (45.82289 / -111.85082), Three Forks, MT 59752
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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... read more

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Carver, Minnesota
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Carver, Minnesota
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

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 family on!

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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 to be apart of something that's hundreds of years in the making. Im so glad... More 

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Kalispell, Montana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
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.

Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
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, though. It made for a fascinating diversion.

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Denver, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1,287 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 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 set foot in the caves - Teddy Roosevelt named the park Lewis & Clark. Admission... More 

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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
Pembrokeshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
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 a fairly steep walk up to the cavern entrance which you can take at your... More 

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Missoula, Montana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 174 helpful votes
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 jokes and banter do a good job of putting people at ease in what can... More 

Thank DDawnC
Clarkston, Washington
1 review
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 caves are awesome..

Thank susansnider2016
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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 the tour starts to have time to take a few rest breaks. Coming from Florida,... More 

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