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Last Chance Gulch

Helena, MT
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OWoeth a meander thru

Basically an old historic stretch of town that has now been gentrified- on a nice day it is worth... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
jfadds
,
chicago
Historical buildings and lore

ere is something for everyone here in the way of history, unique shopes and eats. This was... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Lois R
,
Kalispell, Montana
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Basically an old historic stretch of town that has now been gentrified- on a nice day it is worth an hour of your time

Thank jfadds
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

ere is something for everyone here in the way of history, unique shopes and eats. This was actually a mining gulch during the gold rush in Montana

Thank Lois R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

why didn't the city revitalize this area instead of adding another dead area in the great northern mall. so sad to see this - so few people around, so few stores, so few restaurants

Thank artmatterspgh
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

This historic meander through time was the highlight of our trip, we enjoyed plenty of history as well as plenty of good food and beer. My only complaint is I was here in April and it was a little chilly. If your a fan of...More

Thank Skattman
Reviewed 30 March 2017

This is certainly a pretty walk for anyone visiting the capitol city. There are a number of interesting shops and restaurants. The buildings are beautifully restored and interesting to view. Plus there is an ice cream shop.

Thank Patty W
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Last Chance Gulch holds a lot of History. Be sure & check out all the historical signs along the way. If you are a history buff this is a gold mine. If your not into history there is a lot of cute shops to check...More

Thank tia2017
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Last Chance Gulch is *trying*. There is an increasing number of new and unique shops and restaurants but it seems like they come and go rather quickly. Last Chance Gulch is rich with history and can be fun to visit during the summer months. It's...More

Thank desert-muse
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Many people do not realize that Last Chance Gulch is named for the Gold Rush days, when there was one last chance to find gold before the miners quit in anguish. As it happened, they did find the gold, and the name has stayed, and...More

1  Thank Patti C
Reviewed 12 October 2016

there is a lot of history around last chance gulch ...great way to get out and see something ... there used to be train that would take you on tours i dont know if there still is but it was fun.... if you look hard...More

Thank Dorian B
Reviewed 30 August 2016

This is a quaint spot to visit when in Helena. Downtown restaurants and shops, river built into the sidewalks to follow, a waterfall and some statues of bears to pose next to. We also enjoyed the musical garden.

Thank Pamela H
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Thomas F
We plan to be in Helena next July. Would it be more fun to walk around Last Chance Gulch on a Friday evening or on a Saturday during the day? If most things close up by 6 or so, we will probably go somewhere else that first night.
19 March 2017|
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Response from Dorian B | Reviewed this property |
Saturday would be more fun and more time to wounder around to see things.
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