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greenBlue Florence Falls

Trail

0.8 mile 1.2 kilometer point to point
Easy/Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 121' 37 m
Descent: 0' 0 m
High: 4,853' 1,479 m
Low: 4,732' 1,442 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 3% (2°)
Max Grade: 5% (3°)

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No Dogs
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Trail shared by Jake Bramante

This short spur trail off of the Gunsight Pass trail takes you to a tall, wonderful cascade.

Jake Bramante

Features Waterfall

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Description

This trail takes off from the Gunsight Pass trail and travels a mostly level 0.8 miles through the trees and up to the falls. The undergrowth is thimbleberries and can be a bit overwhelming, but the trail is maintained, so you don't have to deal with downfall. It's a great side trip on the way to Gunsight Lake. The waterfall itself is a fantastic cascade that is intricate and beautiful as it flows over the terraced shelf.

While many will do this as a spur off of a backpack, it can be done as a nice day trip that will be a little over 10 miles.

Flora & Fauna

Forest flowers such as arnica, but the real star is the waterfall.

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Jun 10, 2019
Dan Fitzgerald
Sep 4, 2018
Geoff Pleiss

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  4.5 from 4 votes

#8

in St. Mary

#5194

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#8

in St. Mary

#136

in Montana

#5,194

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