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Crystal Park, Polaris

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#81 of 121 in Parks in Montana
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  • This was such a fun experience for our whole family! Caution, there are very aggressive mosquitos that don't seem to care if you're covered in bug spray. Regardless, we went close to dusk and found th...  more »
  • Crystal Park in the Pioneer Mountains of Southwest Montana is for rock hounds of all ages. It is a bit off the beaten path and at 7,800 feet above sea level.  On your honor, pay a small fee to dig to ...  more »
  • Kind of hard finding a place that hasn't been dug. Holes are every where, but we found some good crystals. You can't dig 4' from the trees and the trees are every where. Kinda fun mining for crystals.  more »
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  • This is such a fun place! Great for kids and anyone who enjoys rock hounding. Bring a cooler and shade umbrella along with your digging and sifting equipment. Its totally free! Please respect the land, clean up after dogs, and don't litter.
  • Great place to take the kids and let them dig and explore. Many crystals can be found just lying around. The serious collector can get their fix with several hours of digging.
  • Great place to go and find crystals, water pump on site has nice cold water. REMEMBER TO PAY FOR THE PARKING OR YOU COULD GET TOWED. No cell service so plan accordingly. It is very hot up there in the summer and since the elevation is higher sunscreen is a must, also cover sensitive areas cause I burned my shoulders even with sunscreen. Rules are important as you can get asked to leave if you don't follow them. Don't dig within 5 feet of any tree. No big shovels, only hand trowels and such, most the crystals are pretty easy to find so no need for the big shovels anyway. No holes deeper then 5 feet. No dogs off of leashes. Dig only in designated areas. The area does have walking paths and we saw a lot of wildlife such as elk and moose up here. There is a ghost town over the ridge a few miles, a hot spring in driving distance, and the creek actually has fish, a day license in Montana is $15 for fishing. There is a spot for a camping up the road from the park, free camping, first come first serve. has place for trailers but no amenities.
  • Great place lovely area
  • This place is a great spot to get list and find some great finds!

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