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Giant Springs State Park

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Address: 4803 Giant Springs Rd, Great Falls, MT 59405-0902
Phone Number: +1 406-727-1212
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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 overview of river

There is a fish hatchery, but a disease has affected the fish this year so they can't be released and there's little to see there. Then you walk to the bubbling springs which... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 289 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

There is a fish hatchery, but a disease has affected the fish this year so they can't be released and there's little to see there. Then you walk to the bubbling springs which take about 50 years to come underground from distant mountains and then exit into one of the shortest rivers in America. From here there is a short... More 

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Pensacola, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Lovely walk along the shortest river in the world. The spring bubbles continuously, flowing over verdant plants until it empties into the Missouri River.

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Thank Shermanmom1
Great Falls, Montana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

They had a concert that evening..and it was just a beautiful night...a great location, just heavenly.

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Thank GTF2015
Great Falls, Montana
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33 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful is the only word to describe this Experience. Solitude and one with nature Is the first thing that comes to mind. No tour is required, just take in the serenity Of the experience

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Haslett, Michigan
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3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was an unexpected scenic stop on our long road trip out west. Kudos to Great Falls for providing such a beautiful park for citizens and visitors. Nice trails and many viewpoints.

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Great Falls, Montana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Right down from the Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center, you will find an oasis of green grass, beautiful shade trees, picnic areas, a playground and a fish farm all within an easy walk of the banks of the Missouri River. You can sit or walk next to the Roe River (the shortest river in the world) as it flows into... More 

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Jacksonville Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

On a hot afternoon, walking around the Giant Springs can be refreshing. No swimming. There are benches around the springs and Missouri River to relax and read. Also, there is a large grassy sloped area for a picnic or nap. State parks are free to Montana residents.

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Thank Carol C
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is a cute little park with small Rapids of the Missouri River . It is not more than a 15 minute walk around it . Not really worth the stop .

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Great Falls, Montana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I went for a bike ride on Sunday the 21st. We went by Giant Springs State Park. It was beautiful and relaxing. A good group of people, but not packed. Everyone lounging around visiting and walking the area. A vender was selling water and juice. (Very nice). The information window was open and a very pleasant lady... More 

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Whitefish, Montana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What a wonderful walking/biking path along the river. The park is so pretty a wedding was going on while we were there.

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