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Pompeys Pillar National Monument

Pompeys Pillar, MT
+1 406-875-2400
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Don't miss this lovely place

We were travelling by car from Bismarck, ND to Seattle WA, along the I94/I90 and caught sight of... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Brightievictoria
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Victoria
Wonderful historic site

Museum is well put together. Lots of interesting displays. The museum is handicap accessible, but... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2017
323Julie
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Leonardtown, Maryland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were travelling by car from Bismarck, ND to Seattle WA, along the I94/I90 and caught sight of the turning to the Pillar. As Australians, we knew a little of the Lewis and Clark exploration and were pleased to find a genuine historic sight. One...More

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Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

Museum is well put together. Lots of interesting displays. The museum is handicap accessible, but to view the pillar itself is not. There are quite a few steps up to see the Clark signature, but well worth the climb, as you can also see the...More

Thank 323Julie
Reviewed 4 October 2017

We were passing through this area so I made a point to see this as it is the only place where Lewis and Clark really left evidence where they actually were ,Clarke carved his name here. We arrived at the time listed as opening on...More

Thank simpleyme
Reviewed 3 October 2017

This is where CLARK (of Lewis and Clark) found the Yellowstone River (longest US river without a damn) and Missouri come together and where Clark carved his name in the sandstone rock. BLM has done a very nice job of display and presentation of the...More

Thank JMAC2239
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Even though Pompey’s Pillar is only 30 miles northeast of the large Montana city of Billings, it gets very few visitors and almost seems to be out in the middle of nowhere on I-94 -- which is in a way a good thing if you...More

Thank Gryfudd
Reviewed 28 September 2017

We enjoy seeing Lewis and Clark parks, and this was one of the best. The pillar itself -- and the view from the top on a clear day -- is marvelous. The Park Service did a good job of describing the history of how/when Clark...More

Thank jmch491
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

Glad we tracked this down! Appreciated the dedication of the volunteer who stayed there in the heat to answer questions. If you go be sure to climb all the way up - the view is worth it.

Thank notsogold
Reviewed 16 September 2017

on our way to a hotel before going to Yellowstone, I saw the sign for this place. never heard of it before then. pulled in, its $7 per car. worth the visit. so much to see and learn, the park rangers were super nice, got...More

Thank jeroda2015
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Three of us took the walk up to see Clarks signature, it was well worth the 200+ steps in 90 degree heat. The view from the top looking over the Yellowstone River was beautiful. Was also neat to know that Clark honored Sacajewa's contribution by...More

Thank Marti M
Reviewed 11 September 2017

As a way to kill some time, reluctantly drove the 30 minutes from Billings to Pompeys Pillar; glad I did. This site is located along the Yellowstone River, a place where Lewis & Clark as well as Custer camped. The tall "Pillar" is where Clark...More

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