The First People's Buffalo Jump is located southwest of Great Falls and is one of the few buffalo jumps available to the public. They have a fabulous museum and the view from the actual jump gives you a sense of what the Great Plains look like:
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Looking from the jump. Depending on where you stand, it is 30 to 50 feet to the bottom:
Local resident is unimpressed by tourists:
This is Giant Springs in Great Falls. It puts out 150 million gallons a day at a consistent 54 F and flows as a 200 foot river (The Roe River) into the Missouri River. The water is exceptionally clear.
I would have jumped into that water if it was around here as hot as it's been :)ReplyDelete
It hit about the mid-90s during the day but came right down to the mid-40's at night. Compared to your heat nightmare and mine, delightful.Delete