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Lewis & Clark Caverns


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Lewis & Clark Caverns


Camp, hike and experience amazing geologic wonders at Montana's first and best-known state park showcase of one of the most highly decorated limestone caverns in the Northwest.



Park open all year,
Cave open only May 1 to September 30 and for Holiday Tours in December. Cave is closed the rest of the year.

Visitor Center
Visitor Center open all year except closed Thanksgiving, Dec. 24, 25, 31 and Jan. 1
Summer hours:
8:30 am - 5:00 pm daily
Open until 7pm in mid-summer
Fall and Winter hours:
8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Caverns Tours - Access to cave by guided tours only.
Summer tours operate May 1 to September 30. Tours are 2 hrs long and leave approximately every half hour:
5/1 - 6/14: 9am - 4:30pm
6/15 - 8/19: 9am - 6:30pm
8/20 - 9/30: 9am - 4:30pm
$12 for adults (12 yrs. and up), $5 for children (6 yrs. - 11 yrs.), 5 yrs. and under are free.

Wild Cave Tours
Offered only in summer.
$30 per person, ages 12 and over; reservatons required

25 Lewis and Clark Caverns Rd.
Whitehall, MT 59759
Latitude/Longitude: (45.82289 / -111.85082)



Campground Map

Reserve Campground

2015 Interpretive Programs

MT State Parks Guide

Photo of Lynette Kemp, Lewis & Clark Caverns State Park Manager
Lynette Kemp has a wealth of experience at Lewis and Clark Caverns State Park—she has worked there 24 years! Lynette began her career as a federal grain inspector in Texas, then served as a soil conservationist in New Mexico, an irrigation research assistant in Idaho and finally made it to Montana, where she worked five years with the Department of Natural Resources and Conservation. Lynette is originally from Illinois and has a degree in Agronomy from the University of Arkansas.


Mailing Address:
Lewis & Clark Caverns State Park
PO Box 489
Whitehall, MT 59759

Phone: 406-287-3541

Lewis & Clark Caverns


Activities Available
  1. Bicycling
  2. Big Game
  3. Bird Watching
  4. Camping
  5. Canoeing
  6. Deer Hunting
  7. Fishing
  8. Group Camping
  9. Hiking
  10. History
  11. Hunting
  12. Lewis And Clark
  13. Nature
  14. Photography
  15. Picnicking
  16. River Fishing
  17. RV Camping
  18. Tent Camping
  19. Visitor Center
  20. Wildlife Viewing

Services and Amenities Available
  1. ADA Accessible
  2. Camp Host
  3. Electricity
  4. Established Fire Pits
  5. Firewood for Sale
  6. Gift Shop
  7. Holiday Event
  8. Interpretive Display
  9. Maps
  10. Parking
  11. Pets Allowed
  12. Picnic Shelter
  13. Playground
  14. Public Restroom
  15. RV Dump Station
  16. RV Hookups
  17. Shower
  18. Toilets (Flush)
  19. Toilets (Vault)
  20. Tours
  21. Trash Removal
  22. Water

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