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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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08:00 - 19:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 19:00
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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A beautiful peaceful place

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.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 16 July 2016
Travelinround2013
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Florence, Mississippi
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Florence, Mississippi
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016

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 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

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 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

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 442 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016

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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016

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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016 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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016

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 

Spangdahlem, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

I grew up and spent most of my summers at Giant Springs. There have been many changes but the charm and character of the park remains. Great picnic spot!

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

I'm so happy that you came back to visit your childhood playing grounds. Giant Springs is a special place for many people. There is so much to see and do! Thanks for the comment! Tamara Tollett Giant Springs State Park Ranger More 

Missoula, Montana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

What a gem!! Love this beautiful park, the fish hatchery was fascinating and the trails by the river were amazing! Highly recommend visiting here!

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

Thanks for visiting Giant Springs State Park, and the great review! We hope you can join us for one of our summer events. Come visit us again soon! Tamara Tollett Giant Springs State Park Ranger More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

My favorite place to go would be the fish hatchery just inside the state park. It is right next to the river and is beautiful to look at. There is also a pool of fish that you can feed. Make sure to bring quarters to buy fish food! I was also excited to see dogs were allowed. I took the... More 

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

Ashley, thanks for the wonderful comments! Giant Springs State Park has an awesome trail system! And we are very dog friendly. It is not unheard of to see a rattlesnake. However, we have a lot more bullsnakes in the Park. They look very similar, with a more narrow head and do not have the rattle tail. Bullsnakes are non-venomous. The... More 

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