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Had a great time. Beautiful setting. It’s great they have an outhouse at the top of the hill so you... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jeffgems
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Snellville, Georgia
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Worked nearby & sent everyone of who wanted to "chill out" & have fun.

Children love this place as it's like a huge sandbox of beautiful crystals. Follow the red dirt as... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
2liberty41
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Bozeman, Montana
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Dillon/wise River Ranger District, s.W. Montana, Polaris, MT
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a great time. Beautiful setting. It’s great they have an outhouse at the top of the hill so you don’t have to walk all the way back!

Thank Jeffgems
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Children love this place as it's like a huge sandbox of beautiful crystals. Follow the red dirt as digging in that will open the door to most crystals. Wild flowers abound. All a great "kodak momemt". Bring water, be prepared for rain. Just enjoy the...More

Thank 2liberty41
Reviewed 30 March 2018

You will love it, digging for crystals it is 6 miles up the road from Grasshopper Campground or Elk hire hot springs

Thank Al D
Reviewed 14 December 2017

This was such a fun experience for our whole family! Caution, there are very aggressive mosquitos that don't seem to care if you're covered in bug spray. Regardless, we went close to dusk and found the conditions perfect weather wise. We got our shovels, our...More

1  Thank OnYourMarkTravel
Reviewed 11 November 2017

Crystal Park in the Pioneer Mountains of Southwest Montana is for rock hounds of all ages. It is a bit off the beaten path and at 7,800 feet above sea level.  On your honor, pay a small fee to dig to your hearts content. Bring your...More

Thank BeyondRoadSigns
Reviewed 20 September 2017

Kind of hard finding a place that hasn't been dug. Holes are every where, but we found some good crystals. You can't dig 4' from the trees and the trees are every where. Kinda fun mining for crystals.

Thank bvrtal
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

Bring shovels! We found lots of quartz, citrine, amethyst, and smoky quartz. We got sweaty and hot digging, but had a lot of success. We also saw deer and it us dog friendly. I travel with my cat, too, and he also had fun. Loads...More

Thank manicsunrise
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

My wife and I spent four hours at the park digging for quartz crystals. We had a great time and enjoyed the park immensely. There is a day use charge for the park of five dollars. It is well worth it and I would encourage...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Much fun💕. You can spend the day. Picnic and digging at your leisure. Bring a chair(if so inclined). Sit and dig and enjoy the beautiful surroundings!!

Thank Kay L
Reviewed 19 August 2017

Despite the excellent reviews, I really didn't expect much. I really wanted my daughter to be able to experience the forest, though, since everything else we were doing on the trip was in the valley, so I figured it would be worth doing since she...More

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I believe it is May 15th when the park opens. This time of year there is still snow everywhere.
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