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Address: Helena, MT
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  Mountain good for hiking, biking, fishing and viewing wildlife.

  Mountain good for hiking, biking, fishing and viewing wildlife.

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This is a must hike if you're in the Helena area. The trail is a little difficult if you do not hike often, but it is well groomed and clearly marked. As you are hiking, you are... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Sara K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a must hike if you're in the Helena area. The trail is a little difficult if you do not hike often, but it is well groomed and clearly marked. As you are hiking, you are likely to run into very friendly dogs and humans and see gorgeous scenery. Highly recommend for anyone who wants to get out of... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

The views are typical outstanding Montana views, especially once you get to the top where "Devil's Kitchen" cave is. But if you don't like to hike or have joint issues, etc. this hike is not for you!

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Thank stevea7777
Kaysville
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Hiking up Mount Helena is free and well worth the views on the way up and at the top. It is quite a hike though and not for someone out of shape. There is plenty of parking at the base of the mountain, which is also free. Be sure to take a bottle of water with you as there is... More 

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Huntington Beach, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

So I'm biased about Mt. Helena in general because I only wanted to hike to the H, but I figured this would be the place to talk about it. First of all, parking is located off Reeder's Village Drive (itself off of Park Ave), and it's free. If you want the fastest way to get to the H, then you're... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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60 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

The view on the backside from the top of Mt Helena is gorgeous. Def worth the effort. If you are not used to the altitude - like me - this hill will be a tough one, but again the payoff is worth it. I'd say the 1906 Trail is a National Park quality walk Easily walkable from most anywhere in... More 

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Bothell, Washington
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79 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

Helena is my hometown, I honestly didn't appreciate it growing up, not until I moved to Seattle area for 12yrs, when I came back for visit first time back, I fell in love with Helena, it has grown some but the beauty around hasn't changed, people are so much more laid back compared to Washington and any other bigger city... More 

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Helena, Montana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

You don't need to worry about driving and looking at the buildings when you are on the tour train. The train driver has great knowledge of the history of buildings and areas that one is driven past on the tour. You will have some favorite spots that you can go back to look and spend addtional time--such as the Cathedral... More 

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Thank Glo6053
Preeceville, sk
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67 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

We spent three wonderful days doing the top ten AAA Gems in Helena. Each was well worth the time and price. Plenty to do and see and reasonably priced.

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Thank JoAnne2013
Helena, Montana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

70 miles of hiking and biking trails in Helena's backyard. For a cooler hike pick sunrise or sunset! It is best to have a map - there are so many trails. If you get lost, just head North and you are back home.

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Park City, Utah
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016

Grab your trail shoes, plenty of water, and be prepared for an aerobic workout! A trio of us hiked to the top, virtually non-stop, in the middle of a late June afternoon. While I don't advocate hiking mid-day, there were a few other hikers out as well. Even with trail signs, a map, and a phone, our only stops were... More 

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