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Gates of the Mountains, Helena

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  • The guided tour is very interesting to listen to. This is a great activity to do on a sunny day and easy to do with kids. Definitely worth a trip to see the scenery.  more »
  • Gates of the mountains is a fun little boat tour that I took as a child a few times and have enjoyed going back as an adult. There is a nice little picnic area and it is close to helena/butte/great fa...  more »
  • This is a beautiful down the Missouri and back. Highlights include wildlife on cliffs on both sides of river and history on Lewis and Clark journey in this same route.  more »
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  • Great way to see this lake. Friendly knowledgeable staff.
  • This was the first time my family and I went on the tour. We had a wonderful time. We were on the newer boat which was great as it had AC and a bathroom. There is also an area for outdoor seating. The captain was very knowledgeable about the area and had great stories. The ride was about 2 hours long and I would absolutely do it again and would recommend it.
  • It was 92 degrees today and the place we had to wait had no air conditioner, so most went outside under a covered shelter. We were told the boat for the 2 hour ride was air conditioned, but it was not. The boat had 3 air conditioners but we're not setup to handle this heat. So, the windows were opened. I suggest that you wear a hat and if you are older and can not take the heat, choose another day.
  • Great tour of a Lewis and Clark discovery and milestone of the Corps of Discovery. Relaxing two hours with informative talk from tour guide. Senior discount available.
  • The views are spectacular! The gentleman that did our boat trip was an incredible story teller. If you're in Helena or Great Falls, Montana, this is a definite "must see"!
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