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Worth going to but only because it is a short hike.

This waterfall is only .6 miles from the parking lot so we hiked to it but after having visited... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Alan B
Orem, Utah
Worth the hike!

Super place to cool off on a warm day. Easy to get to and very photogenic. Very cool log bridge... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Jill F
Metamora, Michigan
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Waterfall within Glacier National Park.
  • Excellent39%
  • Very good52%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This waterfall is only .6 miles from the parking lot so we hiked to it but after having visited Virginia and St. Mary's falls I will have to admit that is was quite anticlimactic. I think I enjoyed the view of St. Mary's Lake along...More

Thank Alan B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Super place to cool off on a warm day. Easy to get to and very photogenic. Very cool log bridge over the river.

Thank Jill F
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The hike to Baring Falls was about 0.7 each way. The trail was very easy and very flat. Along the way we saw wildflowers and great views of St. Mary Lake. There was a small footbridge to cross the gorgeous Baring Creek to get to...More

1  Thank rachelgillum
Reviewed 2 July 2017

Hiked here with the Sun Point group ranger led hike. It was a great experience. It is an easy hike with gorgeous views.

Thank sseago
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

We arrived from the water cruise of St Mary Lake. The hike up to the waterfall from the lake was very easy with beautiful foliage and flowers. We really enjoyed the small waterfall and beautiful colored rocks seen below the clear water. The day we...More

Thank Dmlsun
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

Easy hike down from Road to the Sun. Smallish wAterfall close to St Mary's lake do you can go to lakeside about 500 feet down from Falls. You can also get there from a boat tour on the lake which was a highlight. Reservations are...More

Thank deedee1951
Reviewed 11 June 2017

The hike is all downhill to the falls, and uphill on the way back. Wasn't too difficult. We continued down to the lake because other hikers told us they saw a bear by the lake. I saw a deer up the trail and he was...More

Thank Diana G
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Ok, we are waterfall fanatics but this is a really nice falls. As with all hikes here you need to consider there is lots of elevation gain and the altitude makes it seem harder.

Thank Leslie F
Reviewed 12 October 2016

It's not as impressive as Virginia Falls, but the hike to Baring Falls is much quicker. It's a pretty flat trail after an initial descent. The falls are not huge but are a decent size and a good photo-op.

Thank PghPanther2014
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

This is a great little hike just off of Going-to-the-Sun Road. It is accessible late into the fall and early in the spring as well. There is a little bit of elevation change say maybe a hundred feet but if you're in any type of...More

1  Thank Hoss98057
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mike s
1 August 2016|
Response from Mosslady53 | Reviewed this property |
It's 0.7 miles round trip. Fairly easy trail from my perspective. Hike734's map says 100 ft elevation gain/loss. Be sure to take bear spray. Do a search for hike734, Day Hikes for GNP map. It's well worth the cost and... More