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River's Edge Trail

Great Falls, MT
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Ranked #4 of 24 Attractions in Great Falls
Type: Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas, Trails, Biking Trails, Jogging Paths/ Tracks
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Seattle, Washington
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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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111 reviews 111 reviews
12 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 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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76 reviews 76 reviews
8 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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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Thomasville, Georgia
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405 reviews 405 reviews
191 attraction reviews
301 helpful votes 301 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

This trail offers a nice shady walk but unfortunately the opposite side of the river offers some vistas that are less than appealing. Enjoyed the exercise, not the view.

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Inverness, Montana
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

We have visited different sections of this trail on different visits to Great Falls and loved it every time. It's a beautiful, paved, right-on-the-Missouri-River path that people of all ages and abilities can enjoy, and connects many of Great Falls' best landmarks. This trail is truly one of the best features of GF!

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Great views. Clean and safe trail. Shared space with cyclists and other runners. Great for fishing as well.

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Great Falls, Montana
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Wonderful & peaceful the trails are nice to walk or bike. bathroom facilities along the trails. Picnic benches and canopy when you want to rest. very enjoyable and beautiful walk along the river. Bring your Camera many photo opps

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Midland City, United States
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52 reviews 52 reviews
21 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

Wow! To say something like this is basically right in the middle of town. I took three gentleman there while on assignment in Montana for several months & staying at the Townhouse Inn. They really needed something good & basic to do with their free time before they got themselves in some trouble or something from being out on the... More

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Billings, Montana
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

We had some time to kill and wanted a walk, so we followed the riverside path. What a great path! It twists and turns along the river, or you can walk through historic Great Falls. If the weather would have been warmer we would have kept exploring.

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