The Gates of the Mountains is a natural area located north of Helena, MT. A two hour boat tour guides you through the area. The tour is full of history including the natural history of the area as well as the expedition of Lewis and Clark, the Mann Gulch Fire, and the collapse of Hauser Dam. It is a leisurely, family friendly tour of a beautiful area rich in history.
About the Vessel
There are three vessels that seat between 49 and 104 people. All boats have seating and standing areas allowing the passengers to move around freely for viewing pleasure.
Seasons Open and DepartureOpen end of May through end of September
Length of Tour2 hours
Costs and Fees
Adult (18-59) $16
Senior (60 and Over) $14
Child (4-17) $10
Military (With ID) $14
Under 4 Free
Appropriate Age GroupsAll ages
How to Find the Departure Point
The Gates of the Mountains Marina is on the south end of Holter lake just 20 miles north of Helena off Interstate 15 at exit 209 (Gates of the Mountains).
The boats are wheelchair accessible.
Pet Friendly Notes