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Giant Springs

STATE PARK

Photo of Giant Springs water pooling and flowing over rocks. Photo of a family at a picnic table laughing and enjoying the sunny weather. Photo of a couple stopping their bikes on a bridge over Giant Springs to enjoy the view. Photo of a man with his dog at Giant Springs State Park.

Giant Springs

STATE PARK

Bring a picnic and experience this scenic and historic site. First recorded by the Lewis and Clark Expedition in 1805, it is one of the largest freshwater springs in the country.

RESTRICTIONS/CLOSURES

RESTRICTIONS AND CLOSURES
TRAIL CLOSURE: A portion of the River’s Edge Trail, on the East side of Giant Springs Rd. from the kiosk near the Park entrance to the junction near FWP headquarters, is temporarily closed for a construction project. An alternate route is available. See map


HOURS & LOCATION

SEASON & HOURS
Park
DAY USE ONLY
Open all year
Daily 8am - Sunset

LOCATION
4803 Giant Springs Rd.
Great Falls, MT 59405
Latitude/Longitude: (47.534 / -111.227)
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MEET THE PARK MANAGER
Alex Sholes
Alex Sholes is the manager of Giant Springs and Ackley Lake state parks. Alex received a master’s degree in Recreation Administration from the University of Idaho. For the last 4 years he has been working for the U.S. Forest Service as a Recreation Manager on the Salmon River in Idaho. Prior to that he held a ranger position on the Middle Fork of the Salmon for 2 years. Alex also worked for FWP as a Smith River ranger for the 2012 season.

CONTACT

CONTACT INFO
Mailing Address:
Giant Springs State Park
4803 Giant Springs Rd
Great Falls, MT 59405

Phone: 406-727-1212
Email: Alex.Sholes@mt.gov

Giant Springs

STATE PARK


Activities

  1. Bicycling
  2. Bird Watching
  3. Children's Activities
  4. Exhibit
  5. Fishing
  6. Hatchery
  7. Heritage
  8. Hiking
  9. History
  10. Lewis And Clark
  11. Nature Tours
  12. Photography
  13. Picnicking
  14. River Overlooks
  15. Wildlife Viewing


Amenities
Some amenities are seasonal. Check with the park for availability.
  1. ADA Accessible
  2. Established Fire Pits
  3. Group Use Rentals
  4. Interpretive Display
  5. Maps
  6. Parking
  7. Pets Allowed
  8. Playground
  9. Public Restroom
  10. Trash Removal
  11. Water


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