Lewis and Clark Caverns

Park in Montana, USA

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Lewis and Clark Caverns State Park
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Map showing the location of Lewis and Clark Caverns State Park
Location in Montana
LocationJefferson County, Montana, United States
Nearest townWhitehall, Montana
Coordinates45°50′21″N 111°53′12″W / 45.83917°N 111.88667°W / 45.83917; -111.88667Coordinates: 45°50′21″N 111°53′12″W / 45.83917°N 111.88667°W / 45.83917; -111.88667[1]
Area3,015 acres (1,220 ha)[2]
Elevation4,921 ft (1,500 m)[1]
DesignationMontana state park
Established1935[3]
AdministratorMontana Fish, Wildlife & Parks
WebsiteLewis and Clark Caverns State Park

Lewis and Clark Caverns State Park is a 3,000-acre (1,200 ha) public recreation and nature preservation area located twelve miles (19 km) east of Whitehall in Jefferson County, Montana. The state park includes two visitor centers, ten miles of hiking trails, a campground, and its namesake limestone caverns.[2] The Lewis and Clark Caverns Historic District was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2018.[4]

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