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St. Mary Falls

Glacier National Park, MT
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slightly disappointing

we feel these are a little overrated as the falls themselves are not very big. However the hike to... read more

Reviewed 27 November 2017
Chrissie M
Worth the walk and effort. Sadly, recent wildfires.

A fairly easy hike... eight of us... youngest 60, oldest 72. All photographers, all pleased with... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2017
Eugene, Oregon
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Glacier National Park, MT
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Reviewed 27 November 2017

we feel these are a little overrated as the falls themselves are not very big. However the hike to get there makes it worth it if you do it like this - stop at Sunrift gorge parking area and walk towards St Mary's Falls. The...More

1  Thank Chrissie M
Reviewed 16 October 2017

A fairly easy hike... eight of us... youngest 60, oldest 72. All photographers, all pleased with photo opportunities.

1  Thank cptrph
Reviewed 5 October 2017

We hiked St. Mary Falls on our first full day in the park. It was a nice easy hike for our first day. I recommend continuing on to Virginia Falls as overall both hikes together are fairly easy to do.

Thank TimbersHouse
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

Thank rjfs16
Reviewed 3 October 2017

The hike to St. Mary and Virginia Falls is a really pleasant hike with beautiful photo ops along the way. It is mostly level ground except in a few spots and the trail is well used and marked. You do need to arrive early or...More

Thank Daniel H
Reviewed 1 October 2017

The hike there is easy/moderate. We saw some moose swimming in the lake on our hike. The falls was very impressive and worth the hike.

Thank donandbobbi
Reviewed 24 September 2017

This is an easy hike that was enjoyable to do. The falls made the hike worth it and it was even better continuing on to Virginia Falls. This is not a good hike for small hildren, the disabled, or elderly that may have trouble with...More

Thank Cherie P
Reviewed 24 September 2017

This is a fairly easy and short hike through beautiful Glacier Park. The waterfall is beautiful, close and great for selfies.

Thank Scott F
Reviewed 23 September 2017

I can't illustrate how gorgeous the blue and green water is-- loads of bubbles, from the rock dust make it magical. A perfect waterfall experience.

Thank hachaille
Reviewed 12 September 2017

The hike to St. Mary's Falls is a little scary and a little hard to walk but so worth it. I would not recommend this trail for small children since the trail is on a mountain and there is a possibility of falling off.

Thank Pamela B
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