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Last Chance Gulch

Helena, MT
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Seven blocks of eclectic shops and services

Don’t miss this street , based on the original 1864 mining claim. Lots of unique shops. Fine and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Helena, Montana
via mobile
terrific little walk

pedestrianised old historic road has many interesting old building. also lots of sculptures evoking... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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The main street in the downtown business district, which takes its name from the four prospectors who discovered gold there in 1864.
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good42%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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Helena, MT
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Don’t miss this street , based on the original 1864 mining claim. Lots of unique shops. Fine and casual dining , bars and services. Even a micro brewery and two wine bars!

Thank groupleader45212
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

pedestrianised old historic road has many interesting old building. also lots of sculptures evoking the past which really are delightful. shops small but a bit touristy

Thank Chrissie M
Reviewed 29 October 2017

we walked around, saw quite a variety of shops and restaurants I enjoyed seeing the small tour train go by.

Thank Tereasa P
Reviewed 12 September 2017

Seems to be one of the main shopping areas downtown. A large section is pedestrian only which is nice. Has some great historic buildings and statues depicting cowboys and gold miners. Just a mile from the capitol complex and a few blocks from the historical...More

Thank hulagirl78749
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Lots of unique shops and restaurant for tourists and residents alike. All the shop keepers were friendly and helpful.

Thank Lynne L
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Interesting facts surrounding the last chance gulch. Probably more of a tourist trap now but lists of shops.

Thank seafoodjunkiestan
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

We love the pedestrian areas with nice shops, and this has a lot. It is the historic area where gold was first discovered in Montana in 1864. You can take a walking tour of the historically significant buildings and areas or you can just enjoy...More

Thank Kay M
Reviewed 19 August 2017

Take time to stroll up and down the gulch walking mall. Lots of funky shops and places to eat. Friendly and an easy stroll.

Thank TeG85
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Last Chance Gulch has a rich history, and it is now a pleasant pedestrian mall for much of its length. A mixed bag, however...

Thank Thomas F
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Take a walk up the gulch and notice the architecture of the stone buildings. Also there are great little shops and galleries and at the very top is the library. There are restaurants from a practical, but tasty, Taco Del Sol to the extraordinary Italian...More

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Thomas F
20 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.