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Wahkpa Chu'gn Archaeological Site

1745 Hwy 2 West, Havre, MT 59501
+1 406-265-6417
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Our Tour was Cancelled

We had come to have to go to Bear Paw Battlefield and to the Buffalo Jump. We called two days... read more

Reviewed 15 September 2017
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A fascinating and an historical place to visit.

I never knew that the common way that Indians killed buffalo was to herd the bison off a cliff... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2017
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1745 Hwy 2 West, Havre, MT 59501
+1 406-265-6417
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Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

We had come to have to go to Bear Paw Battlefield and to the Buffalo Jump. We called two days ahead and made a reservation for our tour and the day of the tour is was raining. Just a steady drizzle, but we came prepared....More

Thank J-W
Reviewed 6 September 2017

I never knew that the common way that Indians killed buffalo was to herd the bison off a cliff. Then the hunters would prepare the meat and the hides for their uses. This is also a very scenic overview of the area. I learned a...More

Thank 484karlc
Reviewed 2 September 2017

My Mom's family has a deep history in Havre, her late Sister (my Aunt) took me on this dig before it was a tourist attraction. Today this area is a protected and historically rich archeological site. The tour was guided and very informative, in fact...More

Thank Scott S
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

Great Historical significance! Managers are retiring so hope the Native community can manage this in the future. Three separate buildings full of archeological discoveries and actual bones and blood in the clay. Enjoyed the guide and learned so much!! Traveled from the top to site...More

Thank s2r2
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

This looks like a small place that might not capture too much history, but it certainly does. The guides are very informative and the preservation of the dig sights is fascinating!

Thank Shannon M
Reviewed 1 August 2017

We learned on this place from the reception desk at the hotel in Fort Benton. Otherwise, I am not sure we would have known about this treasure of history which contains the historical/archaeological record of bison kills by the native peoples over the past 2000...More

Thank Grizingraz
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

We dropped in quickly on our way out of Havre. You can see a little bit from the top and get an idea of what this site is all about without paying for the guided tour (which is what we did) but the only way...More

1  Thank ElizabethDonn
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

The Wahkpa Chu'gn site doesn't look like much at first, but don't let that deter you from going on tour. This site is full of archeological treasures and left in place for you to see. Ancient peoples up to 2000 years ago used this site...More

1  Thank Elizabeth B
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Very informative. This is a must for anyone at all interested in the history of the lives of the past cultures and cultures. The dig sites are so full of evidence of what was happening in the time period...1500 to 2000 years ago.

Thank firebaghc
Reviewed 7 August 2016

We visited here and were lucky enough to end up with a private tour. The guide was friendly and knowledgable and even though she has done it for four years still engaged us. Worth seeing if you are in Havre.

1  Thank Saskwatches
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Bill R
28 September 2016|
Response from s2r2 | Reviewed this property |
They close after Labor Day weekend.