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Gates of the Mountains Reviews
The boat ride to the gates is a very pleasant and beautiful trip. I have been many times and every time I see things from a new perspective. If you are just visiting or have gone many times like I..... more »
Great experience even though it was pouring rain. 9 family members went including 3 small children and 2 bigger kids. Saw great sights a couple goats and several eagles. Heard amazing stories of this.... more »
Our family was driving between national parks and stopped at Gate of the Mountains for the boat tour. We enjoyed the ride with our captain Brian. It’s an out and back trip and the captain informed and entertained us on the way out. He shared information about the Lewis and Clark Expedition, the Mann Gulch fire, plants and animals in the area, and the history of the settlers that started the boat tours.
My husband and I had been before and enjoyed it so much, we took my mother. Very informational, educational and fun!! Great for all ages! The ride is smooth, the guides are awesome, and the scenery is beautiful! We saw several bald eagles this trip. We will most definitely be back again. Next year we want to do the bat tour!
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