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Giant Springs State Park

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Address: 4803 Giant Springs Rd, Great Falls, MT 59405
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+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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visitation and walk-through displays is great.

The Giant Springs State Park is a great place to take family and visiting relatives to view the fishery and the giant springs themselves. A very lovely park and recreation area... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Great Falls, MT, United States
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Great Falls, MT, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Giant Springs State Park is a great place to take family and visiting relatives to view the fishery and the giant springs themselves. A very lovely park and recreation area for the entire family.

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Great Falls, Montana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Here you see the world's shortest river (the Roe), a fish hatchery +museum as well as a special spot along the Missouri. The River's Edge Trail will bring you here as well as the road.

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Thank ColleenSM
Great Falls
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great spot close to town with fantastic views of Missouri River. Park is developed with many picnic areas that are spread out nicely. The point of interest with Giant Springs and the Roe River is great. Don't miss taking in the the Fish hatchery and hiking up the trails along the river. Great for an afternoon outing.

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Minneapolis
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

Beautiful park for people of all ages! I've been visiting this park since I was a little girl ... now when we visit my family, my kids are enjoying and building their own memories. Watching the trout in the hatchery is so much fun! Love this place!

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Great Falls, Montana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Beautiful evening concert. Walk along the river, take in the worlds shortest river and a gorgeous flowing freshwater spring. Tour the fish hatchery or watch the multitudes of birds. This haven is a relaxing place to enjoy a day or evening with family or to find quite solitude.

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Great Falls, Montana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

A wonderful area. Well maintained and just KOOL! The world's shortest river (Roe River) is in this park. There is a fish gatchery and great grounds. In the Summer, however, be sure to be prepared for "skeeters"!

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Missoula, Montana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

As a kid we used to walk down to the Springs all the time. It was great fun back then, but even better now, with the trails tying in with the Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center and River's Edge trail system. It's a must see for anybody visiting Great Falls. Lots of area to picnic in, lots of room for... More 

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Fort Saskatchewan, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

We went to Giant Springs State Park because we wanted to see the Rainbow Dam. It was beautiful to see and you can easily walk your dog in beautiful scenery

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Big Sky, Montana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

This state park covers multiple locations along the Missouri River. This is a good way to spend time with the kids and there are plenty of places to picnic, play, learn, and take pictures.I particularly enjoyed the Giant Springs. These crystal clear waters produce the shortest river in the US, at 201 ft. Walk along the river and see where... More 

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Great Falls, Montana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

Our family visits here once a week. Feed the trout for a nickle, walk through the well maintained park. Gaze at the massive rainbow trout, and look at one of the most beautiful springs in the lower 48. No complaints. Fairly quiet too as not enough folks have discovered this gem.

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