Sign Up
Newsletter Signup
Free Fodor's Newsletter

Subscribe today for weekly travel inspiration, tips, and special offers.

Passport: Your weekly travel wrap-up
Today's Departure: Your daily dose of travel inspiration

Billings, Little Big Horn, and the Montana Plains Sights

Giant Springs State Park

  • 4600 Giant Springs Rd. Map It
  • Great Falls
  • Park (National/State/Provincial)

Fodor's Review

The freshwater springs here feed a state fish hatchery that covers 400 acres of parkland. According to residents, the waters that flow from the springs form the shortest river in the world, the 200-foot-long Roe River (Oregonians hold that their D River is shorter, but most independent record keepers side with Montana on the issue). In addition to the hatchery, a visitor center, picnic grounds, a river drive, hiking and biking trails, and a playground are all on-site,

and you can walk up the hill to Fish, Wildlife & Parks' regional headquarters, filled with educational displays featuring life-size mounts of area wildlife. You can also fish, attend educational programs, and take tours. Kids will enjoy feeding the hatchery's fish.

Read More

Sight Information


4600 Giant Springs Rd., Great Falls, Montana, 59405 , United States

Map It




Sight Details:

  • $5 for nonresidents, free for Montana residents
  • Daily dawn–dusk


Map View

Map of

Add Your Own Review

When did you go?

Minimum 200 character count

How many stars would you give?




Don't Miss