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Giant Springs State Park

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Address: 4803 Giant Springs Rd, Great Falls, MT 59405
Phone Number: +1 406-727-1212
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8:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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See. Do. Explore. The possibilities at Giant Springs State Park are...

See. Do. Explore. The possibilities at Giant Springs State Park are limitless- there is so much to see & do with over 4600 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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Good place to visit.

Went here at about 9am very peaceful it was interesting to see a fresh water spring at it's source and it is big. Along with the shortest river is interesting to see. All in all... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Andy B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Went here at about 9am very peaceful it was interesting to see a fresh water spring at it's source and it is big. Along with the shortest river is interesting to see. All in all a great place.

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Denver, Colorado
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very nice state park and the spring is amazing. Clean with tables, playground and a trout hatchery. (they do not allow fishing in the hatchery)

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Saint Paul, Nebraska
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

It was a beautiful place to stop and enjoy the water! It was beautiful scenery and the fishery was interesting. Too bad you're not able to walk through the tanks like they were able to in the past.

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Florence, Mississippi
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our Air Force grandson took us here to visit. It was the most beautiful place with cottonwood trees and the rustling river. The five clear springs. I could have stayed all day.

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Thank Travelinround2013
Jason P, Manager at Giant Springs State Park, responded to this review

I'm glad you found your visit so peaceful. Giant Springs can be so refreshing just to sit, relax, and take in the views. Please come back to visit us! Tamara Tollett Giant Springs State Park Ranger More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great spot to stop and enjoy the beautiful view! Easy parking lot and short walk to see. I highly recommend it!

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Thank 553sharik
Jason P, Manager at Giant Springs State Park, responded to this review

There is so much to see here at Giant Springs! The sandstone rock formations that are responsible for the series of waterfalls; the Springs that flows from the Madison Aquifer; and the Roe River! Thanks! Tamara Tollett Giant Springs State Park Ranger More 

Lewistown, Montana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you go to great falls, take the time to at least drive along Riverview and see Giant Springs. Most travelers will be on 10th Avenue, so this beautiful place must be sought out. a must see!

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Thank sisterzeal
Jason P, Manager at Giant Springs State Park, responded to this review

Giant Springs State Park is a wonderful place to visit, with spectacular views, features, and wildlife watching! Thanks for the great review! Come join us for one of our summer events! Tamara Tollett Giant Springs State Park Ranger More 

Chesterland, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 394 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I came to this park in July while visiting Great Falls on a business trip. To be frank, I was a little disappointed at first, but I came away very happy I had visited because of some unique and in one case in particular beautiful attractions. If you know what to look for and expect, this is a pretty amazing... More 

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

Wow, thank you for putting the time and thought into this review. Residents pay their State Park's Day Use Fees when they register their vehicles, and non-residents pay when they visit a Montana State Park. I'm glad that you enjoyed your visit to Giant Springs State Park! Tamara Tollett Giant Springs State Park Ranger More 

Minneapolis
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful state park where the shortest river in the US meets the longest river in the US. Walking paths along the Missouri River. Great photo opportunities!

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Thank CindyLouMinneapolis
Jason P, Manager at Giant Springs State Park, responded to this review

Yes, many people take advantage of the beauty of Giant Springs for photo opportunities. There are so many spectacular things to see here! The series of five Dams and four waterfalls; the Roe River, the shortest river in the World; and the Missouri, the longest river in the Country! Thanks for the comment! Come back to see us soon! Tamara... More 

Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 174 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a gorgeous place to visit. Such amazing scenery here. Plenty of overlooks to stop and get photos. Plenty of trails to explore too.

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Thank Madjude
Jason P, Manager at Giant Springs State Park, responded to this review

Giant Springs does boast some great views and magnificent scenery. The River's Edge Trail System is a great way to access some of these amazing sights. Thanks for your comment! Come back to visit us again! Tamara Tollett Giant Springs State Park Ranger More 

Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very peaceful park, nice springs and water views, a great place for a picnic or a walk, good place for dogs and kids and the River's Edge Trail right there too.

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Thank concertina61
Jason P, Manager at Giant Springs State Park, responded to this review

The River's Edge Trail system is one of the many highlights of Giant Springs State Park! The trail will take you to any of the five dams in the Park, and there are waterfalls below four of the dams. And, of course, there is the magnificent Springs itself. Thanks for the comment! Tamara Tollett Giant Springs State Park Ranger More 

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