Gates of the Mountain Boat Tour | Helena, Montana

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. 

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Latitude: 46.822933 Longitude: -111.977588 Elevation: 3735 ft
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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 Departure

Open end of May through end of September

Length of Tour

2 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 Groups

All 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).

Accessibility Notes

The boats are wheelchair accessible. 

Pet Friendly Notes

Service animals

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