St.Mary Falls, Glacier National Park

Cascading over three separate tiers and dropping into emerald pools, St.Mary Falls remains a popular hiking destination between Baring Falls and more spectacular Virginia Falls. The flat rocks by the falls are perfect to take photos from or even bring a picnic. A wooden footbridge spanning across the narrow gorge offers a good spot to enjoy the cool breeze on a hot summer day. Keep an eye open for dippers foraging on the rocks and below the water surface. A well-traveled path to the falls mostly leads through a dense evergreen forest, but several openings along the way allow good views of the mountains. Note that parking can be difficult to find during the summer season; the alternative is to take a shuttle. You can plan Glacier National Park trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.
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  • On your way up Going totheSun road, take time to stop here for a picture stop - also a great fishing spot for fly fishermen  more »
  • Our second day in the park began with our jumping off the parks bus service at the St. Mary Falls Shuttle Stop. Our original plan was to see St. Mary's Falls, Virginia Falls and then backtrack to...  more »
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  • Great hike! Really beautiful scenery and not too difficult. Lots to see along the way so you can always turn back when kids are getting tired. My 3 year old was able to hike the entire thing so it’s definitely kid friendly if they are feeling up to it.
  • We booked the boat tour and ranger led hike to go out to St Mary Falls with our children. The boat ride was nice and the ranger was great, stopping a few places along the way to discuss different topics about the area. The falls were more impressive than they look in photos. Worth a visit.

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