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Pictograph Cave

STATE PARK

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Pictograph Cave

STATE PARK

The Pictograph, Middle and Ghost caves were home to generations of prehistoric hunters. A loop trail allows visitors to view the rock paintings, known as pictographs, that are still visible in Pictograph Cave. Start your visit at the new visitor center.

ALERTS / CLOSURES

ALERTS / CLOSURES
Visitor Center Closed
In keeping with Covid-19 guidelines, all Montana State Park visitor centers will be closed until further notice. Park gates will be open.


HOURS & LOCATION

SEASON & HOURS
Hours listed below are normal operating hours and may not apply when there is a special restriction or closure. Check Alerts.

Off Season
Third Monday in September - Third Thursday in May
Park and Visitor Center
Open Wednesday - Sunday
Closed Monday & Tuesday, and Thanksgiving, Dec. 24, 25, 31 & Jan. 1
Park: 9 am - 5 pm
Visitor Center: 10 am - 4 pm

Peak Season
Third Friday in May - Third Sunday in September
Park and Visitor Center
Open Daily
Park: 9 am - 7 pm
Visitor Center: 10 am - 6 pm

LOCATION
3401 Coburn Road
Billings, MT 59101
Latitude/Longitude: (45.73800 / -108.43300)
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MEET THE PARK MANAGER
Photo of Jarret Kostrba, Pictograph Cave State Park Manager
Jarret Kostrba is Park Manager at Pictograph Cave State Park. A Montana native, he began working in State Parks in 2004 and since then has held different positions at Missouri Headwaters, Madison Buffalo Jump, Bannack, Cooney and Pictograph Cave state parks. Jarret holds a bachelors degree from the University of Montana-Western in Environmental Interpretation, with several minors in the natural sciences.

CONTACT

CONTACT INFO
Mailing Address:
Pictograph Cave State Park
3401 Coburn Road
Billings, MT 59101

Phone: 406-254-7342
Email: jkostrba@mt.gov

Pictograph Cave

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Activities

  1. Archaeology
  2. Cultural
  3. Education
  4. Heritage
  5. Hiking
  6. History
  7. Photography
  8. Picnicking
  9. Visitor Center
  10. Wildlife Viewing


Amenities
Some amenities are seasonal. Check with the park for availability.
  1. ADA Accessible
  2. Gift Shop
  3. Grills/Fire Rings
  4. Interpretive Display
  5. Maps
  6. Pets Allowed
  7. Picnic Shelter
  8. Toilets (Flush)
  9. Toilets (Vault)
  10. Water


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