Length: 3 miles Elevation gain: Mostly flat ground with little hills (half is single track dirt trail and half is paved trail) Meet: 9:30 a.m. Gibson Park to coordinate car caravan to trailhead Total time: 2 hours, including interpretive stops and talks by the rangers Travel Distance to Trailhead: 3.5 miles from Gibson Park to main parking area at Giant Springs State Park Age limit: none, strollers not recommended; children with legal guardian Max. Number: 15 Difficulty Level: Easy/Moderate Coordinators: State Park Rangers Tamara Tollett & Mary Gray Description: State Park Rangers Tamara Tollett and Mary Gray will lead you on a nature/history hike through Giant Springs State Park. Learn about the smelter sites which still have remnants of the old stacks still standing, the historical work done by the WPA & CCC in the early 1900s, and the plants and animals that call Giant Springs their home. You will also discover the amazing natural features in the park to include the springs and the shortest river in the world. The hike will be easy to moderate on single track dirt trails to paved trails. There is some incline involved but mostly flat terrain. All ages welcome, but strollers are not recommended. Learn and see all the wonderful things about Giant Springs State Park and why it is the most visited State Park in Montana.
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Sat Jun. 29:30 am - 11:30 am
River's Edge TrailGreat Falls MT,US 59401