One of the most impressive waterfalls in Glacier National Park, Virginia Falls plunges from the height of 15 m (50 ft) against the side of a multi-tiered cliff. Passing several other chutes along the way, the scenic hike to the falls is an attraction in its own right. Half way through you'll come across the photogenic St. Mary Falls, cascading into bluish green pools. Once you tackle the last steepest section of the trail leading to the base of the main falls, you'll be able to feel the blast of refreshingly cold spray that will cool you down even on the hottest summer day. Watch your step on the slippery rocks. Plan to visit Virginia Falls and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Glacier National Park attractions using our Glacier National Park trip itinerary site .
Virginia Falls Reviews
We have taken the Virginia falls hike a number of times and its always nice, and different depending on time of year. Lots of waterfalls and great opportunity for pix. more »
We spent a week enjoying the scenery and the resorts Lodge. The food was fabulous and we were the last guests to eat there and stay at the resort as it was closing for the winter. more »
After hiking to St. Mary's falls, keep going... but, it's not the next falls you come to... a lot of folks turned around a that point thinking they had reached Virginia falls... keep going. The pictures don't do it justice. It was beautiful and refreshing. The elevation gain was moderate, but worth the time and energy. All in all, it's a pretty easy hike and you see two other beautiful waterfalls along the way.
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