We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Virginia Falls

Going to the Sun Road, East Entrance Going to the Sun Rd, Glacier National Park, MT
Website
Save
Review Highlights
Large areas are burned.

Fairly easy going hike. I took it slow... I'm out of shape and was packing camera gear... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2017
cptrph
,
Eugene, Oregon
Well worth taking the exgtra time to see these falls

We hiked St. Mary Falls and contiued on the hike to Virginia Falls. Together a very nice hike for... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2017
TimbersHouse
,
Michigan
Read all 178 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent90%
  • Very good9%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“easy hike” (20 reviews)
“burnt trees” (3 reviews)
LOCATION
Going to the Sun Road, East Entrance Going to the Sun Rd, Glacier National Park, MT
CONTACT
Website
Write a ReviewReviews (178)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
All reviews
"easy hike"
in 20 reviews
"extra distance"
in 6 reviews
"burnt trees"
in 3 reviews
"mist coming"
in 3 reviews
"cool mist"
in 3 reviews
"nice hike"
in 11 reviews
"continue past"
in 2 reviews
"shuttle stop"
in 6 reviews
"the extra mile"
in 2 reviews
"beautiful waterfall"
in 7 reviews
"mile hike"
in 10 reviews
"moderate difficulty"
in 2 reviews
"full bloom"
in 3 reviews
"amazing pictures"
in 2 reviews
"early summer"
in 3 reviews
"picture opportunities"
in 2 reviews
"parking lot"
in 9 reviews
Filter

1 - 10 of 172 reviews

Reviewed 16 October 2017

Fairly easy going hike. I took it slow... I'm out of shape and was packing camera gear. Definitely worth while for the photo ops. A little confusing... there is a terrific set of falls between St Mary Falls and Virginia Falls.. don't know the name...More

4  Thank cptrph
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 4 October 2017

We hiked St. Mary Falls and contiued on the hike to Virginia Falls. Together a very nice hike for our first full day in the park. Fairly easy and the falls are beautiful.

Thank TimbersHouse
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 3 October 2017

We have never have been to Montana and weren't sure we could do the hike ourselves so we decided to get a hiking guide (plus you get more info about the area). You do walk through some of the forest that had burned from a...More

1  Thank rjfs16
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
See more reviews
Reviewed 24 September 2017

This is an easy hike from the parking area. St. mary’s Falls is lovely, but the best is continuing on to Virginia Falls. There are lots of waterfalls and photo opportunities along the way. The trail is well marked and easy to follow. You hike...More

Thank Cherie P
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 21 September 2017

This hike is an modestly easy stroll from the parking lot. Modest elevation gain and two beautiful waterfalls in about 3 miles. Lots of picture opportunities. Careful, the rocks close to the falls are slippery.

1  Thank Scott F
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 12 September 2017

The hike up to Virginia Falls is most easily accessible from the east entrance to the park. The hike is almost more of a walk since it is an easy climb and the trail is so well marked and maintained. The 3 falls that make...More

Thank Nemo1921
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 8 September 2017

Hiked past Baring falls, St. Mary falls, then ended with Virginia falls which was my favorite. Seem to go for hundreds of feet - fall after fall.

Thank joedvet
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 6 September 2017

It is the first stop on the two medicine park entrance. An easy, short hike through scenic floral and a very stunning view, close up, a crystal clear waterfall and pools.

Thank jeffrey B
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 25 August 2017

Like others have said, the first part of this hike is not impressive as you travel through a very hot, dry area that was part of a forest fire. Lots of burnt trees and only low brush starting to grow. We encountered a very tame...More

1  Thank Kari S
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 25 August 2017

We hiked to three waterfalls starting at Sun Point and ending at St. Mary shuttle stop by catching the shuttle back to Sun Point. That was a nice short’ish hike (7.4 km /4.6 miles with 350 m/1150 ft. elevation change), however, most of the trail...More

2  Thank Ave T
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all Glacier National Park Hotels
West Glacier Motel
168 reviews
.23 km away
Belton Chalet
336 reviews
.37 km away
Glacier Guides Lodge
374 reviews
.39 km away
Vista Motel
260 reviews
1.14 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Belton Grill Dining Room & Tap Room
575 reviews
.36 km away
Glacier Highland Restaurant
326 reviews
.18 km away
West Glacier Restaurant
552 reviews
.21 km away
Glacier Coffee House
20 reviews
.37 km away
Nearby Attractions
Travel Alberta West Glacier Visitor Information Centre
52 reviews
.00 km away
St. Mary Lake
273 reviews
.03 km away
Trail of the Cedars
383 reviews
.12 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Virginia Falls staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit