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Virginia Falls

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Address: Going to the Sun Road, Glacier National Park, MT

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Breathtaking!

This was my favorite waterfall in the park! We parked at the Sunrift Gorge pullout at about 7:30 am and were just the 3rd car there. We then hiked to Baring Falls, St. Mary... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
JD11125
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Omaha, Nebraska
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Loved the hike to Virginia falls! You will se St. Mary falls on the way, which is also amazing. You start off in this crazy strange forest of burnt trees and wildflowers before getting into the woods. There is a pool down from the falls that's ideal to stick your feet in and relax. Great,easy hike!

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Omaha, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was my favorite waterfall in the park! We parked at the Sunrift Gorge pullout at about 7:30 am and were just the 3rd car there. We then hiked to Baring Falls, St. Mary Falls, and then Virginia Falls. It took us about 2 1/2-3 hours total, including time spent admiring the falls. There were very few people on the... More 

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Tempe, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you finish this waterfall then you will also finish St Mary waterfall. You can check both the beautiful waterfalls in 1 moderate hike. There is a 3rd one between the two. Reach to Virginia falls, induldge in a cool wet breeze at its bottom, relax and listen to the woods and splashing water.

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Melissa, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a great hike. You start out in a fire recovery area with beautiful fireweed and other flowers. The bare trees give good views to the lake and the peaks. Some of the fire-ravaged trees are so interesting with the way that they burned and the patterns on the trunks. We saw deer here. St. Mary Falls is so... More 

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Myerstown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My son and I did the St. Mary Virginia Falls Hike early morning. There were few people on the trail. Both falls were spectacular.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Altitude may affect your breathing, just take it slow. Well worth the effort, just beautiful and refreshing! It you use the pit toilet, hold your breath and try not to look!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This hike was beyond any expectations that I had. There are a few areas that can be strenuous, but overall it is very easy. The area was burned in the summer of 2015 and this has allowed the wildflowers to explode. There is such a beautiful tapestry of colorful flowers intertwined with the charred remains of the forest. It is... More 

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Wasilla, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You will enjoy ever bit of this trail. The trail begins with burned trees from an old forest fire with the many wildflowers in bloom. Next, you are rewarded with a beautiful waterfall, and then another and another. Don't stop until you get to Virginia Falls. It is a bit of a challenge, but just rest and keep going. The... More 

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College Station, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fairly easy hike up to Virginia Falls. You get to see St Mary Falls first on the hike. Loved the hike! Highly recommend!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

About a 3 mile hike, easy and flat most of the way. We were sandals so we could get our feet way at the base of the falls. You have to climb down to a safe spot but the kids liked it. Even saw a deer right on the trail as we were walking. Good times

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