Beargulch Pictographs - Lewistown

If a picture paints a thousand words, then you'll discover hundreds of ancient stories when you visit the Bear Gulch Pictographs, 23 miles southeast of Lewistown. Among the 2,000 pictographs (paintings) and petroglyphs (etchings), you'll see figures of warriors holding shields and clubs, and ochre red elk and bison, along with other designs drawn by Native Americans depicting scenes from their lives. Tours are $15.00 per person, but the entire family (up to 4 adults) is only $40.00.

Visitors of all ages are welcomed, from 6 months to 101 years. Our tours range from singles, to families, to family reunions, regional corporate meetings with catered lunches, to fossil digs and days spent with archaeologists and paleontologists. Schools from the area are touring and doing research in several areas from fossils to ancient art classes to local history and ancient history and advanced biology. There is a primitive campground for your pleasure.

Mailing Address
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Street Address
2749 Fairview Road
Forest Grove,  MT 59441

Phone: 406-428-2439
Fax: 406-428-2439

Bear Gulch Pictographs is located 23 miles southeast of Lewistown, Montana, and 17 miles southwest of Grass Range in the foothills of the beautiful Little Snowy Mountains at 2649 Fairview Road in Forest Grove, MT. See our website at for printable directions.


Wednesday - Sunday 10:00am or by reservation

Cash, Personal Check (In State), Personal Check (Out Of State), Travelers Checks

Group Reservations Required, Late Cancellation Fee, Reservations Accepted, Reservations Recommended, Walk-Ins Welcome

Books, Guide, Parking, Public Restroom, Tour, Trail

Archaeology, Bird Watching, Camping, Cultural, Cultural Tours, Hiking, History, Horseshoes, Natural History, Paleontology, Photography, Picnicking, Sightseeing, Wildlife Viewing