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AROUND cardwell

Cardwell and its surrounding areas contain many attractions.

From hunting to fishing, hiking to trail running, or wildlife watching and exploring the historic Lewis and Clark Caverns,
Cardwell General Store and Campground is readily available and easily accessible to all traveling through this area of the state. ​

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Cardwell, Montana sits at the mouth of the narrow and winding Jefferson Canyon. On the intersection of MT Highways 2, 359 and Interstate 90, routes to both Yellowstone National Park and Lewis and Clark Caverns run through the town.  Click below for local events, things to see and do, equipment rentals, and more.  You'll be glad you came to Cardwell.



Cardwell Community Church, located at 795 Highway 359 in Cardwell, MT,  is a country church located amidst farmland and near the mountains. Sunday School begins at 9:40 am, worship services are at 11:00 am and 6:00 pm. Wednesday prayer meeting is at 7:00pm.

Directions: The Cardwell Community Church is located west of Bozeman on I-90. Take the Cardwell exit. Go south 8 miles. The Church is on the left



Drive eight miles through the twisting and beautiful Jefferson Canyon to explore Lewis and Clark Caverns State Park.  Experience amazing geologic wonders at Montana's first and best-known state park showcasing of one of the most highly decorated limestone caverns in the Northwest.

Open May 1 - September 30.  See Montana State Park website for full details.

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Using Cardwell General Store and Campground as your home base, an adventure-filled day in the nearby surroundings could include anything from hiking in the mountains, fishing, soaking in natural hotsprings, exploring Yellowstone National Park, hunting, stand up paddle boarding, skiing, and so much more.  

Pack a lunch at the General Store next door and get your fishing bait!  You're going to have a great day.  Count on it.

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