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St. Mary Falls

Glacier National Park, MT
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Gorgeous hike

We took a boat tour on the lake that dropped us off at their mid lake dock. Trail took about 40... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Chappaqua, New York
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Beautiful Falls-A MUST SEE!!

This was an easy hike but long for people who are not used to hiking but WELL WORTH IT. This was a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Leigh P
Fruitland Park, Florida
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Glacier National Park, MT
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took a boat tour on the lake that dropped us off at their mid lake dock. Trail took about 40 minutes there and was beautiful. The wildflowers were in bloom which added another dimension to the natural beauty. By doing it from the boat...More

Thank deedee1951
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was an easy hike but long for people who are not used to hiking but WELL WORTH IT. This was a beautiful site. We had a bull elk walking down the path ahead of us. At one point he got off the path and...More

Thank Leigh P
Reviewed 1 March 2017

The hike to this falls is mostly level with a well marked path. The falls itself isn't very large, about 35 feet I think but it's still a very nice falls. The water is amazingly clear. This is a very popular hike so there is...More

Thank jnobz
Reviewed 26 October 2016

The trail to the Falls is very easy and a great hike for children. If your a dare devil you might want to wear your swimsuit and dive off the large rock below the falls to the river below. It's a very popular hike so...More

Thank Marion W
Reviewed 19 October 2016

This hike is lovely even though there has been a forest fire in the past here. All of the bushes in their many colors are quite lovely. St Mary Falls is quite nice but we liked the one which appears to be nameless that is...More

Thank Leslie F
Reviewed 13 October 2016

After an initial descent, the trail is fairly flat to the falls. It's not too long of a hike to get to St. Mary Falls and the views are pretty good. It's definitely worth continuing along this trail to get to Virginia Falls.

Thank PghPanther2014
Reviewed 9 October 2016

We took the easy hike to see the waterfall after the previous day of rain. The hike through the burnt out forest offers up some views of the surrounding area but it is pretty amazing with how much the ground cover has come back only...More

Thank Scott876
Reviewed 9 October 2016

A nice, short walk to the falls and definitely worth it. Not only are the views of the falls great, we walked up river a little and looking over from above was amazing. The trail goes through a forest that burned and even the trees...More

Thank CMCPhiladelphia_PA
Reviewed 9 October 2016

The hike from the road to these falls is about 0.8 miles each way. It is mostly downhill to the falls, and the hike weaves through both forested areas and also some areas that experienced a forest fire in recent years. At the end of...More

Thank ksufan88
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

This is an easy trail and if you have the time, enjoy walking or hiking plus waterfalls, this needed to be on your list. We almost didn't get to do this falls, but glad we took the time. Bringing my husband here next year.

1  Thank LYNN J
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