Gibson Park

Gibson Park Welcome Sign

The Jewel of the City Park System
Why is Gibson Park the Jewel of the park system? Because it offers the widest variety of amenities of any park in the system. Weddings, concerts, events, or just enjoying a day in the park, Gibson Park has something for everyone. Just look at what Gibson Park has to offer:

Gibson Park Information

  • Located along Park Drive between Central Avenue and 6th Street
  • The jewel of the park system
  • Beautiful Flower Gardens
  • Pond with waterfowl (ducks, geese, swans)
  • Historic Vinegar Jones Cabin
  • Bandshell located in the center of the park
  • Walking path around park, excellent for bike riding, roller blading, walking, running. Connects to the River's Edge Trail
  • Playground Equipment
  • Basketball Courts
  • Picnic Areas
  • Art -- Gibson Glass (stained glass display reflecting the park)
  • City Band Concerts in the summer
  • Pond offers outdoor skating in winter months as safety allows
  • Statue of Paris Gibson 1928 (founder of Great Falls), Statue of Liberty Replica 1951 (one of 200 placed around the country as part of the Boy Scouts of America 40th Anniversary); Statue of Captain John Mullan (surveyor who constructed the military road from Ft. Benton to Walla Walla, Washington in 1862)

Gibson Park Bandshell

  • Located at Park Drive & 4th Street North
  • Electricity Available
  • Centrally located in Gibson Park
  • Close to Park & Ponder Coffeehouse
  • Gibson Flower Gardens nearby
  • Play Equipment
  • Gibson Pond
  • $50-$75 rental fee


Gibson Flower Gardens

  • Located off Park Drive between Central Avenue & 4th Street
  • Beautiful rock archway and wall at the south end of the flower garden
  • Each year offers a new and colorful arrangement of flowers
  • Paved brick walkway throughout the garden
  • Beautiful setting for an outdoor wedding
  • Rental fee for weddings: $75 for 2 hours and $25 for each additional hour

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