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A great piece of Montana History

The sacrifice cliff is an area south of Billings that can be viewed by the road, or hike below the... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2016
shana442
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Billings, Montana
you don't visit here, you just look

There are several versions on Sacrifice Cliff. In the 1840s, the Crow Tribe was hit by a smallpox... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2015
641bix
,
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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Billings, MT
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Reviewed 3 October 2016

The sacrifice cliff is an area south of Billings that can be viewed by the road, or hike below the area. The cliffs are named after Native Americans blind folding and riding their horses of the cliff in hopes that their sacrifice would end the...More

1  Thank shana442
Reviewed 24 September 2015

There are several versions on Sacrifice Cliff. In the 1840s, the Crow Tribe was hit by a smallpox epidemic, and the local PR guys will tell you that 600 warriors rode over that cliff -- but here is the problem. First, they do not know...More

Thank 641bix
Reviewed 3 September 2015

Couldn't take the hike because the first thing We saw was sights saying be careful as they braking into cars, this went on In every place we went to in billing. Very sad town :(

Thank wearetheones
Reviewed 13 August 2015

This is truly a great area to see, unfortunately you cannot get here anymore. The area has been blocked off and their is no longer any parking. Access can only be had by walking from the nearby Four Dances area.

3  Thank MTTraveling
Reviewed 3 May 2013

Sacrifice Cliff is easily seen from many areas in Billings. The story I've heard is that a smallpox epidemic occurred during early contact of Native Americans with whites. The Natives had absolutely no immunity to the dreadful disease. Brave warriors road their horses off the...More

12  Thank Jan B
Reviewed 12 December 2012

This is a beautiful site, with a great view of Billings, the rim rocks, the bluffs overlooking the Yellowstone River, and the mountains in the distance. Now, at the bottom of the cliff, is development. However while standing there you can imagine what it looked...More

5  Thank TrueTexasTraveler
Reviewed 26 August 2012

It is beautiful on a clear day---you can see all of Billings, and several mountain ranges in the distance, too. It has an interesting history, too; the name has great significance :)

3  Thank Teresa L
Reviewed 3 June 2011

Beautiful views on a acreage managed by Bureau of Land Management on land donated by Vince and Loiuise Larsen

3  Thank Dick43_11
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