Many Glacier Waterfalls

Glacier National Park / Many Glacier, Montana, USA

About Many Glacier Waterfalls

Hiking Distance: roadside
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Date first visited: 2010-09-23
Date last visited: 2010-09-23

Waterfall Latitude: 48.80577
Waterfall Longitude: -113.712

Waterfall Safety and Common Sense

The Many Glacier Waterfalls page is where I’m putting a bunch of the waterfalls that we’ve noticed and photographed while visiting the Many Glacier Valley area of Glacier National Park.

I’m well aware that some of the falls I’m including on this page can be seen in more intimate hiking excursions.

Grinnell_Glacier_004_08072017 - Looking way in the distance towards some random waterfall from across Swiftcurrent Lake at the Many Glacier Hotel
Looking way in the distance towards some random waterfall from across Swiftcurrent Lake at the Many Glacier Hotel

However, since we’ve essentially treated the waterfalls here as miscellaneous roadside attractions during our trip, we’ll thus document them accordingly on this page.

Some of these waterfalls may have formal names, but I don’t think I can accurately identify them by name without a little more information.

Perhaps I could’ve obtained their names by doing some of these hikes, but I had to be selective about which ones to do as a result of the time commitment and risk from grizzly bears.

Some of the more formal waterfalls like Grinnell Falls was put on its own page after I finally had a chance to complete it on a return visit in the Summer of 2017.


The Many Glacier Waterfalls reside in Glacier National Park. For information or inquiries about the area as well as current conditions, visit their website.

Glacier_NP_028_09232010 - Distant view of a cascade as seen from a trail that headed west of the Swiftcurrent Motor Lodge car park
Glacier_NP_103_09232010 - Very distant view of Grinnell Falls
Glacier_NP_107_09232010 - I think this thin cascade is on Allen Creek
Glacier_NP_056_09232010 - The attractive Swiftcurrent Lake as seen from Many Glacier Hotel

The waterfalls on this page were primarily seen on the Many Glacier Road.

This road branches west from Hwy 89 in Babb, MT. Babb is about 8.5 miles north of St Mary, MT and a little over 10 miles south of the US-Canada border on Hwy 89.

For additional context, Babb was 209 miles (3.5 hours drive) north of Helena. Across the US-Canada border, Babb was 38 miles (an hour drive) southeast of Waterton and 171 miles (under 3 hours) south of Calgary.

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