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Giant Springs State Park

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4803 Giant Springs Rd, Great Falls, MT 59405
+1 406-727-1212
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every time I come to great falls we go to giant springs with the kids to feed the large fish and... read more

Reviewed yesterday
DAVID P
THEE # 1 outdoor thing to do if you visit Great Falls, MT!!!...GIANT SPRINGS...

Friends ( a couple from Cabo, Mexico ) were visiting Montana for their first time and after touring... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
James L P
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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 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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4803 Giant Springs Rd, Great Falls, MT 59405
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Reviewed yesterday

every time I come to great falls we go to giant springs with the kids to feed the large fish and look around--it is always beautifull there and the kids love the place

Thank DAVID P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Friends ( a couple from Cabo, Mexico ) were visiting Montana for their first time and after touring the Missouri River, State Capital - Helena, Missoula, Polson, Flathead Lake, Whitefish Lake, West and East Glacier we ended up home in River City Great Falls, MT...More

Thank James L P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Unfortunately it has been so dry here the springs were low. Loved the lay out of the park. Easy to hike.

Thank sdlemmonds
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well landscaped. Like an oasis! Great spot on a hot day............. lots of trees. We watched a pelican on the river which was very cool. Lots of big fish in the hatchery.

Thank Barry_travels22
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We drove here on the advice of docents from Lewis and Clark and it was interesting to see how trout are matured and released. Huge springs and lots of trout on display.More

Thank woosailor
Clark C, Manager at Giant Springs State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

I'm glad you enjoyed the Fish Hatchery! They just finished updating their visitor's center, and I think it's a great explanation of the processes they go through in raising trout. The Springs is indeed a spectacular sight and worth the stop as well. Over 156...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can travel down winding roads to view the various dams. The main park area has very nice picnic areas.More

Thank Cheryl A
Clark C, Manager at Giant Springs State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

I'm glad you got out and explored the many parts of Giant Springs State Park! There is so much more to the Park than the main area. Although, the Springs and the Hatchery are definitely worth the visit! Thanks for the review! Tamara Tollett Giant...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The park is centered on the state trout hatchery and giant spring. There is play equipment for kids and walking trails along the riverMore

Thank Potts44
Clark C, Manager at Giant Springs State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

I'm glad your visit to Giant Springs State Park was enjoyable. There is quite a bit to see here at Giant Springs State Park with over 4600 acres to explore. The beautiful falls, the Springs, the hatchery, and so much more! Thanks for the review!...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you are looking to fill an hour than this is the place for you. Beautiful scenery, fishery feeding pond and a playground.More

Thank Peter Y
Clark C, Manager at Giant Springs State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

There is indeed plenty to do here at Giant Springs State Park. Whether you enjoy hiking; biking; kayaking; fishing; taking in spectacular views and history; or just relaxing under the large, lush trees, there is something for everyone! Thanks for the review! Tamara Tollett Giant...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

While visiting family living in the area, we came to Giant Springs. What a great park! Lovely views and nice place to go for a walk. My husband and son did some fishing. Although they didn't catch anything, we still enjoyed spending time at the...More

Thank yogagirl342
Clark C, Manager at Giant Springs State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

I'm glad your visit to Giant Springs State Park was enjoyable! There is quite a bit to see here at Giant Springs State Park with over 4600 acres to explore. The beautiful falls, the Springs, the hatchery, and so much more! Thanks for the review!...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our toddlers had a great time in this beautiful park and especially enjoyed feeding the fish at the hatchery. Bring nickels :)More

Thank Virginia L
Clark C, Manager at Giant Springs State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

The fish hatchery is indeed a highlight for the youngsters! Feeding the fish is so much fun! We also have plenty of wide open space for little ones to run around, and a play gym too! Thanks for the great review. Tamara Tollett Giant Springs...More

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Hannahleigg
6 September 2016|
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Response from Clark C | Property representative |
Hi Hannah, Residents of Montana pay their Parks Day Use Fees when they register their vehicles in the State Of Montana. If they opt-out of the registration fee, then they, along with Non-residents are required to pay at... More
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Julie B
2 August 2016|
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Response from Clark C | Property representative |
It really depends on what you are looking for in a hike. There are hiking trails on both the North Shore and the South Shore of Giant Springs State Park.The trails near the Springs and the hatchery are all paved, but provide... More
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Beckycrew
9 May 2015|
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Starswept and Frank are correct. The fish hatchery is located next to the Missouri River behind the springs at Giant Springs State Park. Just follow the sidewalk down past the Ranger Station (aka info center). On your... More
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