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River's Edge Trail

Great Falls, MT
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Ranked #5 of 25 Attractions in Great Falls
Type: Jogging Paths/ Tracks, Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas, Biking Trails, Trails, Sports
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Great Falls, Montana
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

The trial is a wonderful asset to Great Falls. You can run,bike,,walk, roller blade etc. on this trail. It is wheelchair assessable too. It is a beautiful area and can be enjoyed by all.

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Lititz, Pennsylvania
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94 reviews 94 reviews
41 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

If you just traveled into Great Falls and you need to stretch your legs, you can do part of this trail along the river. The bird viewing was great - but I'm told you need to travel further out of town to get to the best parts of this walk.... Do so, because sticking to the Great Falls area made... More

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Philadelphia
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48 reviews 48 reviews
9 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Walked the trail a couple of times during a recent business trip. It runs behind a number of motel so it's literally right there. It's an easy walk and it was nice to see folks out with their dogs - helped with my "missing-my-dogs-at-home syndrome." It runs along the Missouri and right into town. The weather was beautiful so it... More

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California
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75 reviews 75 reviews
20 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

We are walkers and observers/birders. We would have done more if we had the time. Maybe bicycle out to then end. There are bicycle rentals nearby. It's just well done. The people are friendly. There are directional signs and maps at most/all intersections. There are some dog parks too.

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Portland Oregon
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74 reviews 74 reviews
9 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

This is a nice place to hike if the weather is nice. Having read a book like undaunted courage makes the location interesting.

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Perrysburg, Ohio
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Traveling from Yellowstone to Glacier, we stopped in GF for lunch and then drove to the dam area for a after lunch walk. The falls and dam are beautiful, very quiet and lots of diverse plants to observe. Refreshed and ready to tackle the last portion of our drive

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Seattle, Washington
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Okay, to be fair, G. Falls is centrally located and most outdoor activities require a bit of a drive. That said, River's Edge Trail is an excellent place for running, biking, rollerblading, etc. Some areas are a little on the rough side for blading. Recently discovered the trail area near Rainbow dam/good for trail running and mountain biking. River's Edge... More

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Vancouver Island, British Columbia
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117 reviews 117 reviews
14 attraction reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Easy walk but pretty boring. You see pretty much the same view if you were to follow the road alongside on your car. Do it for exercise but don't schedule your vacation around it.

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Tampa, FL
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79 reviews 79 reviews
10 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

My wife and I and our son walked part of this trail. We started at Rainbow Falls and walked as far as the Lewis & Clark Museum before turning back. Great views of the river and some of the falls. This part of the trail is out in the country so it quiet and relaxing. While walking this trail we... More

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Calgary, Canada
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

A lovely walk with lots to see and has many information post along the way, which I found helpful since I am not from the area. We walked from the Lewis and Clark interpretive centre to the Giant Springs/fish hatchery. It was a very nice way to spend the morning.

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