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Pictograph Cave State Park

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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.

Pictograph Cave State Park is a place to contemplate the origins of human habitation in Montana. The Pictograph Cave site was designated as a National Historic Landmark in 1964, because of its archeological significance. Today's visitors can enjoy a unique opportunity to explore the mystery of this extraordinary site and tour the new visitor center.

Prehistoric hunters who camped in Pictograph Cave left behind artifacts and over 100 pictographs, or rock paintings. The oldest rock art in the cave is over 2,000 years old.

Their interpretations are still subject to debate. The images of animals, warriors and even rifles tell a story more

Activities Available

ArchaeologyEducationHikingHistoryPhotographyPicnickingWildlife Viewing

Services and Amenities Available

ADA AccessibleGift ShopGrills/Fire RingsInterpretive DisplayMapsPets AllowedPicnic ShelterToilets (Flush)Toilets (Vault)TrailWater

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Hours:Summer Hours Memorial Day - Labor Day Park and Visitor Center Open Daily Park: 8 am - 8 pm Visitor Center: 9 am - 7 pm Shoulder Season September, April and May Park and Visitor Center Open Daily Park: 10 am - 5 pm Visitor Center: 10 am - 4 pm Winter Hours October - March Park and Visitor Center Open Wednesday - Sunday Park: 10 am - 5 pm Visitor Center: 10 am - 4 pm Park and Visitor Center Closed: Thanksgiving, Dec. 24, 25, 31 and Jan. 1


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