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St. Mary Falls

Address: Glacier National Park, MT
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Type: Waterfalls, Nature & Parks
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Atlanta, Georgia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
19 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This falls can be reached two ways: one by taking the NPS boat from Swiftcurrent and they will drop you off for 30 minutes to see it, or two, hike inform the Going-to-the-Sun Road on the East side of the park and about a 6 mile hike.

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Yokohama, Japan
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87 reviews 87 reviews
36 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

I gave it a score of 2 but it can very well be a 5 for those who are keen to having close encounters with predators. I'm not a hiker. So know that this is the opinion of a city girl who loves nature but knows nothing about hiking. The trail head for St. Mary Falls had a warning sign... More 

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Melbourne, Florida
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30 reviews 30 reviews
24 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

Caught these falls on our way out to see Virginia Falls. Nice moderate hike. Completed it in a few hours.

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Missoula, Montana
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78 reviews 78 reviews
29 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

We often take this hike, especially with visitors to Montana, as it requires fairly easy exertion and has great reward for the effort. Because it is on the easier side of hikes, this is a well-traveled path and you will encounter others along the way. It's a little over two miles round trip to St. Mary Falls, a tiered waterfall... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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80 reviews 80 reviews
35 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Gorgeous. Parking fills up - so you may need to take the shuttle from St. Mary Lodge. Hike was longer than posted due to road construction. There was water to wade at one point on the trail. Trail is rocky - so take your time If you've gone that far, don't miss Virginia Falls - a close add on to... More 

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Titusville, Florida
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Nice hike. Falls beautiful. Water color just amazing. Would highly recommend this hike. a few up and downs but nothing major.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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41 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

I already commented on St. Mary Falls through another post but it is certainly a nice hike and beautiful falls.

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Waukesha, Wisconsin
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

I recommend hiknig to theses falls as the view is wonderful, but if you hike this far, I recommend continuing on to Virginia Falls as this falls is even better.

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Durham, United Kingdom
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46 reviews 46 reviews
18 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

do not stop there I you don't mind going up on a go trail. The signs to Virginia Falls are not always clear, but if you take a map you can deal with it. There are cascades between St Mary falls and Virginia Falls, do not stop there. Virginia Falls are further up at the end of the trail.

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Houston, Texas
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11 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

How many waterfalls can you hike to? Well, this one is not a far hike and of course it is gorgeous. There is a wooden bridge across the river so you will be right in front of the water fall. The hike is not too strenuous. I looks like they are adding more parking areas here. The hike to the... More 

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