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First Peoples Buffalo Jump 9:15 am - Moderate

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Gibson Park

River's Edge Trail

Great Falls, MT 59401

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Every person must sign up and each family needs to sign up separately. Children must register with legal guardian.

Length: 3 miles
​Elevation gain: 500 feet, (50 flights of stairs)
Meet: 9:15 a.m. Gibson Park Bandshell to coordinate caravan
Travel Distance to Trailhead: 18 miles
Total Time: 3 hours
Age limit: None; children with legal guardian
Max. Number: 20
Difficulty Level: Moderate
Coordinators: Alice Southworth

Follow the park’s loop trail with Park Ranger Alice Southworth for views of the famous buffalo jump. Tread where ancient bison hunters procured mass quantities of meat and hides. Learn how the First Peoples used native plants to survive on the prairie. Hike is good for active families. View the exhibits in the Visitors’ Center afterwards.

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Gibson Park

River's Edge Trail

Great Falls, MT 59401

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