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Giant Springs State Park

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Beautiful place for a walk.

Giant Springs has the Smallest river in the Guinness Book. The grounds a beautiful and the fish... read more

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568jeanniem
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Salt Lake City, United States
A special place.

I have visited Giant springs State Park many times. It is lovely any time of year. A large spring... read more

Reviewed November 7, 2018
Mimi W
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Great Falls, Montana
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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...more
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4803 Giant Springs Rd, Great Falls, MT 59405-0902
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Reviewed yesterday

Giant Springs has the Smallest river in the Guinness Book. The grounds a beautiful and the fish hatchery is really cool. Go in the visiting center a read about the grounds. You'll love it.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank 568jeanniem
Reviewed November 7, 2018

I have visited Giant springs State Park many times. It is lovely any time of year. A large spring bubbles up creating a crystal clear pool filled with water cress and large fish. The trout hatchery has comprehensive self guided educational exhibits. The Roe River...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Mimi W
Reviewed November 6, 2018

One of our favorite things to see, kids ran around and got rid of energy and the site is so beautiful and quiet that it was more like paradise than a park.. But lots of play equipment too!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank bitsofdreams
Reviewed October 17, 2018 via mobile

Surprisingly there is a lot to do at this park. Everything seems clean and well maintained. Multiple BBQ picnick areas.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank AnneDroid
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful and Majestic Springs next to the Missouri River. There is a fish hatchery next to the springs enjoy feeding the fish.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank dan s
Reviewed September 8, 2018

This is a great experience to see the freshest waters emerge from under 400 ft underground. The hatchery is such a great site. We loved finding the blue colored fish in the hatchery. The kids enjoyed the playground equipment. I was told Mark Twain really...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 7, 2018

Worth a trip, very pretty. Took a picnic lunch. Recommend this as a day trip out of Great Falls. Take your camera or iphone.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank RGL127
Reviewed September 5, 2018 via mobile

Elvellent taken care facility. A place to just sit and take it all in. Also a fish Hatchery to visit

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Bill P
Reviewed September 4, 2018

Nice areas, well kept, beautiful country. We enjoyed the trails we took, a nice picnic and the various falls and dams.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank thbergs
Reviewed August 20, 2018

I love this little state park. There is a little playground there great for younger kids with picnic tables and the springs and fish hatchery are good for kids a bit older. Bring some quarters so the kids can feed the fish - always entertaining....More

Date of experience: August 2018
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RESTLS2013
July 11, 2018|
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Response from Bill C | Reviewed this property |
You cannot do that.
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Pat D
January 21, 2018|
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Response from Riverrunner1 | Reviewed this property |
From the parking lot to the spring it’s 400 yards approximately on a concrete sidewalk. There’s a nice ramp intended for handicap accessible access. I think you should have an enjoyable experience.
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Pat D
January 19, 2018|
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Response from Riverrunner1 | Reviewed this property |
You can drive down to and around the general area. To actually see the spring and the beautiful park area you need to walk the developed paths.
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