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Giant Springs State Park and Fish Hatchery

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Address: 4600 Giant Springs Rd, Great Falls, MT 59405
Phone Number: +1 406-727-1212
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Description: See. Do. Explore. The possibilities at Giant Springs are limitless- there...
See. Do. Explore. The possibilities at Giant Springs are limitless- there is so much to see & do with over 4500 acres of front & backcountry & 20 miles of trail. Most people come for the beautiful springs (first described by Lewis and Clark in 1805), BUT there is so much more to do! Giant Springs offers opportunities for Biking, Hiking, Picnicking, Fishing, Hunting, Boating, Bird/wildlife watching, Photography. There is also much to see: The Springs, River Overlooks, the Fish Hatchery, The Falls and More! Visit the ranger station for guided tours/walks, children's activities, summer programming or for questions.
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What a gem.

This is a must see attraction for great falls. There is a trout fish hatchery great for viewing free.has very large fresh water spring and great park. Great place for picnics or... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
Tom R
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Great Falls, Montana
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Great Falls, Montana
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

This is a must see attraction for great falls. There is a trout fish hatchery great for viewing free.has very large fresh water spring and great park. Great place for picnics or just walk around and view.

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GREAT FALLS
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8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

I brought an out of town guest to the springs yesterday. Rolling hills of green grass, tall trees, a lovely breeze off the Missouri River. There is a fee for out of state vehicles. First we went to tour the fish hatchery and saw some huge Rainbow Trout in a circular pond. We then went to the Roe River, the... More 

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Herriman, Utah, United States
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Fun place to take the family. The springs are very neat and the kids enjoyed being able to walk out over the water on the walkways. Fish are visible in the spring pools as well. Beautiful park adjacent to the springs where you can throw the ball around. Playground as well.

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Butte, Montana
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11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

The giant spring is beautiful to watch, the park around the spring is well kept and a great picnic place. The spring is located on a waking path that winds along the riever

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Jason P, Manager at Giant Springs State Park and Fish Hatchery, responded to this review

We are delighted we could provide such an excellent experience, hope you come back soon! Francine Sanchez 2015 AmeriCorps Ranger More 

Oakland, California
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72 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

This is an amazing natural phenomenon. The water trickles thru layers of limestone before bubbling out here at the springs, taking an estimated 50 years on its way. The water in the spring in incredibly clear, a marked contrast to the Missouri River, which it joins after traveling down the shortest river in the country (and maybe the world). The... More 

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Jason P, Manager at Giant Springs State Park and Fish Hatchery, responded to this review

Seems like your learned a lot, we are glad you were able to enjoy such an informative visit. Much Thanks, -Francine Sanchez 2015 AmeriCorps Ranger More 

Albany, Oregon
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40 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

This park is an easy place to get to while in Great Falls. I've visited several times for a peaceful stop during business trips. The Roe River is a cute stop to stop.

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Jason P, Manager at Giant Springs State Park and Fish Hatchery, responded to this review

Glad you were able to find this little gem and that it provides such a tranquil stopover site on your business trips. Hope you continue to return. Much thanks, Francine Sanchez 2015 AmeriCorps Ranger More 

Great Falls, Montana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

I grew up in Great Falls but have never taken my kids to Giant Springs. If you are at the Lewis and Clark interpretive center Giant Springs is a half a mile down the road. Excellent displays and seeing the lunker trout I remember when I was a kid was Great.

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Jason P, Manager at Giant Springs State Park and Fish Hatchery, responded to this review

We are delighted that you got share your Giant Springs State Park experience with the kiddos! Thanks Francine Sanchez 2015 AmeriCorps Ranger More 

Redlands, California
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54 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

The park is lovely, cool and inviting, and the Springs are fascinating. Millions of gallons of fresh water surge from the ground and flow down the short Roe River til it reaches the Missouri River. I have enjoyed visiting this area for years, and still am amazed by the sight of the clear, cold water as it bubbles up in... More 

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Billings, Montana
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22 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Rivers edge nice but would like to see more i depth info on fish hattachery. Great little feeding area but no real education for the kids

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Jason P, Manager at Giant Springs State Park and Fish Hatchery, responded to this review

Sounds like you enjoyed the feeding pond, but maybe missed the hatchery's visitor center. The visitor center provides lots of information on the hatchery as well as many of the fish they care for and that occur in Montana. Additionally it gives you a peek into the area where they raise the little guys. Hopefully next time you'll be able... More 

Portland, Oregon
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19 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

This is the perfect place for a family picnic! The grounds are beautiful! Little ones can feed the fish for .05. I love coming here when I can!

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Address: 4600 Giant Springs Rd, Great Falls, MT 59405
Phone Number: +1 406-727-1212
Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Great Falls
Average Prices: USD 6 - 6

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