glacier national park Trails

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North Fork of the Flathead River in Glacier National Park :: Columbia Falls, MT

The mystery of the North Fork, and the Middle Fork for that matter, is when and what type of fish you will catch on a given stretch of river. Biologists and anglers alike realize that the North Fork benefits from the lakes connected to it, especially

Lakes & Creeks of the North Fork Flathead River in Glacier National Park :: Columbia Falls, MT

This eTrail includes these fishing destinations in the North Fork of the Flathead River Drainage: Sage Creek, Spruce Creek, Kishenehn Creek, Starvation Creek, Kintla Creek, Kintla Lake, Upper Kintla Lake, Agassiz Creek, Red Medicine Bow Creek, Ford C

Waterton River Drainage in Glacier National Park :: Cardston, AB

This eTrail includes these fishing destinations in the Waterton River Drainage: Waterton River, Waterton Lakes, Lake Francis, Lake Janet, Olson Creek, Cameron Lake, Boundary Creek, Lake Nooney, Lake Wurdeman, Cleveland Creek, Camp Creek, Kootenai Lak

Belly River Drainage in Glacier National Park :: Babb, MT

This eTrail includes these fishing destinations in the Belly River Drainage: Belly River, North Fork of the Belly River, Whitecrow Creek, Mokowanis River, Mokowanis Lake, Glenns Lake, Cosley Lake, and Elizabeth Lake. Species include: bull trout, rain

McDonald Creek Drainage in Glacier National Park :: Columbia Falls, MT

This eTrail includes these fishing destinations in the McDonald River Drainage: McDonald Creek, Lake McDonald, Apgar Creek, Fern Creek, Fish Creek, Howe Creek, Upper Howe Lake, Lower Howe Lake, Sprague Creek, Jackson Creek, Fish Lake, Snyder Creek, L

Saint Mary River Drainage in Glacier National Park :: Babb, MT

From Gunsight Lake to Saint Mary Falls, the river is slow and marshy. At times it holds an occasional rainbow or two, but access can be boggy, fishing can be slow, and the bugs can be tough. The Mirror Pond area of Upper Saint Mary River is willow-mo

North Fork of Cut Bank Creek Drainage in Glacier National Park :: Browning, MT

In the quest for good small stream fishing in Glacier National Park, I always try to make Cut Bank Creek seem better fishing than it is. There is something pleasurable about fishing long and hard for a few 8- to 10-inch brook trout. I have been skunk

Two Medicine River Drainage in Glacier National Park :: Browning, MT

This eTrail includes these fishing destinations in the Two Medicine River Drainage: Two Medicine River, Lower Two Medicine Lake, Two Medicine Lake, Pray Lake, Upper Two Medicine Lake, Upper Two Medicine Pond, Oldman Lake, Boy Lake, Dry Fork, No Name

Middle Fork of the Flathead River in Glacier National Park :: Columbia Falls, MT

The Middle Fork of the Flathead River is probably better known for its rapids than for its fishing, but many anglers get the chance to fish it because of the easy access from U.S. Highway 2 and the four rafting companies that float it. It provides

Lakes & Creeks of the Middle Fork Flathead River in Glacier National Park :: Columbia Falls, MT

This tributary of the Middle Fork is rarely fished and in places awfully scarred by the straightening of U.S. Highway 2. However, being near a road has its advantages, and on your way to or from fishing a quick stop to give pan-sized cutthroats some

Glacier National Park :: West Glacier, MT

Glacier National Park is best known for its spectacular scenery, wildlife, and backcountry hiking opportunities. Nearly 1.5 million visitors come to the park each year to experience its grandeur. Straddling the Continental Divide in northwestern Mont

West Entrance, Glacier National Park :: West Glacier, MT

The heavily forested west side of Glacier Park has five glacial valleys, each with a good-sized glacial lake and opportunities for camping, hiking, and fishing. Lake McDonald, the largest lake in the park, is the most used and developed. Logging, Qua

North Fork, Glacier National Park :: Polebridge, MT

For a quiet experience in Glacier Park, explore the northwest area, where the north fork of the Flathead River marks the western boundary of the park. Here you can enjoy this wild stretch of river and appreciate the land much as it was before the set

Lake McDonald Valley, Glacier National Park :: West Glacier, MT

Lake McDonald is the longest and deepest lake in the park, carved 472 feet deep in places and 10 miles long by glaciers. The sparkling clear waters and prominent mountain views no doubt contribute to the lake’s continued popularity. This well-used ar

Going-to-the-Sun Road, Glacier National Park :: Saint Mary, MT

This road is rightfully a National Civil Engineering Landmark, and the construction details will boggle your mind. The two-lane highway was finished in 1933, after 12 years of effort and $3 million. All bridges, walls, and guardrails were constructed

St. Mary Valley, Glacier National Park :: Saint Mary, MT

The dry, east side of Glacier National Park offers Rocky Mountain magic equal to, but nicely different from, the moister west side. Ecosystems and plant life change as you go over Logan Pass toward plains country. The mountainous areas still have for

Many Glacier Valley, Glacier National Park :: Babb, MT

The east side is the place to observe waterfalls! In fact, the Blackfeet name for the Many Glacier area is Óhpskunakáxi, meaning waterfalls. In addition to the numerous waterfall hikes listed in this section, there are many other eastside hikes which

Upper Waterton Lake Area, Glacier National Park :: Babb, MT

Waterton Lake, which straddles the Canada-United States border, is accessible from the U.S. side by trail, and by boat or trail from Canada. Only half of this lake is in the United States. The other half is part of Canada’s Waterton Lakes National Pa

Two Medicine Valley, Glacier National Park :: East Glacier, MT

Three small lakes are held in the southernmost glacial valley on Glacier’s east side, Two Medicine. The crooked valley twists between sentinel-like peaks, which surround crystal clear Two Medicine Lake on three sides. A hiking companion, who teaches

Glacier Bay National Park & Preserve: Muir Inlet :: Juneau, AK

Explore the inner reaches of the Muir Inlet on this 5-day paddle.

Glacier National Park: Bowman Lake to Kintla Lake :: West Glacier, MT

Five mountain lakes, two mountain passes, and countless glacier-carved peaks highlight this epic shuttle hike in the Crown of the Continent.

Glacier National Park: Two Medicine Lake to Lake MacDonald :: Browning, MT

Scramble up Class III peaks and cross late-summer snowfields on this tough but straightforward trip through Montana’s big-mountain country.

Glacier National Park: Grinnell and Highline Loop Link :: Missoula, MT

Explore the most rugged, scenic, and wildlife-rich mountains in the Lower 48 on an epic day hike. On this 14.2-mile hike, you'll climb past lakes, waterfalls, and the park's biggest glacier on the Garden Wall, then you'll descend through the best

Glacier National Park: Many Glacier Loop :: Missoula, MT

This magnificent northern loop accesses the moose-filled Waterton Valley backcountry and finishes with a grand finale along the Highline Trail, a mere topographical line below the Continental Divide.

Glacier National Park: Five Pass and Red Eagle Loop :: East Glacier Park, MT

Follow a historic abandoned trail across the true crown of the continent.

North Cascades National Park: Cascade Pass to Sahale Glacier Camp :: Marblemount, WA

Satisfy your wanderlust on this 5.4-mile out-and-back, which offers stop-and-gawk panoramas of the jagged Cascades blanketed by glaciers. Neck-craning views begin in the parking lot, where hulking granite masses of Cascade Peak, the Triplets, and Joh

Glacier National Park - West Side :: West Glacier, MT

The west side of Glacier is typically forested, gradually sloping terrain with an elevation gain of 7,032 feet from the lowest point (at 3,110 feet) to the highest point (10,142-foot Mount Stimson). Since the base elevation is considerably lower on t

Glacier National Park - East Side :: East Glacier Park, MT

The east side of the park features less forested, more abrupt terrain, with an elevation gain of 5,925 feet from the lowest point (4,541 ft) to the highest point (10,466-foot Mount Cleveland). Here the jagged mountains come in close contact with the

Glacier National Park: Going-to-the-Sun Road (West Glacier to Saint Mary) :: Saint Mary, MT

This spectacular 48-mile mountain drive switchbacks up and over the Continental Divide, following glacial river canyons and crossing an alpine mountain pass. Not only are there not enough words to describe the Going-to-the-Sun Road, but mere descript

Glacier National Park :: West Glacier, MT

The worst thing you can say about Glacier is that it doesn’t quite have the diversity of features found in, for example, Yellowstone, Yosemite or Olympic National Park. What it does have in abundance is the finest mountain scenery in the country. The

Mcgee Meadow Ski Trail :: Glacier National Park, MT

Mcgee Meadow Ski Trail is a hiking trail in Flathead County, Montana. It is within Glacier National Park. It is 0.5 miles long and begins at 3,918 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is a mile with a total elevation gain of 68 feet.

Apgar Flats Horse :: Glacier National Park, MT

Apgar Flats Horse is a hiking and horse trail in Flathead County, Montana. It is within Glacier National Park. It is 5.2 miles long and begins at 3,164 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.1 miles with a total elevation gain of 2 feet.

Rocky Point :: Glacier National Park, MT

Rocky Point is a hiking and horse trail in Flathead County, Montana. It is within Glacier National Park. It is 0.5 miles long and begins at 3,166 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.9 miles with a total elevation gain of 23 feet.

Apgar Lookout :: Glacier National Park, MT

Apgar Lookout is a hiking and horse trail in Flathead County, Montana. It is within Glacier National Park. It is 1.9 miles long and begins at 3,920 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 4.0 miles with a total elevation gain of 1,658 feet. The

Covey Meadow Loop Trail :: Glacier National Park, MT

Covey Meadow Loop Trail is a hiking trail in Flathead County, Montana. It is within Glacier National Park. It is 0.7 miles long and begins at 3,679 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.4 miles with a total elevation gain of 107 feet.

Covey Meadow Ski Trail :: Glacier National Park, MT

Covey Meadow Ski Trail is a hiking trail in Flathead County, Montana. It is within Glacier National Park. It is 0.4 miles long and begins at 3,569 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.9 miles with a total elevation gain of 143 feet.

Lime Springs :: Glacier National Park, MT

Lime Springs is a hiking trail in Flathead County, Montana. It is within Glacier National Park. It is 2.2 miles long and begins at 3,223 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 4.4 miles with a total elevation gain of 996 feet.

Old Flathead River Ranger Station :: Glacier National Park, MT

Old Flathead River Ranger Station is a hiking trail in Flathead County, Montana. It is within Glacier National Park. It is 8.3 miles long and begins at 3,268 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 16.6 miles with a total elevation gain of 1,139

Huckleberry Mtn Interpretive :: Glacier National Park, MT

Huckleberry Mtn Interpretive is a hiking trail in Flathead County, Montana. It is within Glacier National Park. It is 0.9 miles long and begins at 3,411 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.8 miles with a total elevation gain of 318 feet. N

Apgar Mountain Horse Loops :: Glacier National Park, MT

Apgar Mountain Horse Loops is a hiking and horse trail in Flathead County, Montana. It is within Glacier National Park. It is 2.9 miles long and begins at 3,163 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is three miles with a total elevation gain of 6

Camas Creek :: Glacier National Park, MT

Camas Creek is a hiking trail in Flathead County, Montana. It is within Glacier National Park. It is 7.1 miles long and begins at 3,766 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 14.2 miles with a total elevation gain of 1,962 feet.

Mcdonald Lake :: Glacier National Park, MT

Mcdonald Lake is a hiking trail in Flathead County, Montana. It is within Glacier National Park. It is 301 feet long and begins at 3,207 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.1 miles with a total elevation gain of 10 feet.

Rocky Point Nature Trail :: Glacier National Park, MT

Rocky Point Nature Trail is a hiking trail in Flathead County, Montana. It is within Glacier National Park. It is 0.5 miles long and begins at 3,249 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.9 miles with a total elevation gain of 302 feet. The B

Howe Lake :: Glacier National Park, MT

Howe Lake is a hiking trail in Flathead County, Montana. It is within Glacier National Park. It is 3.6 miles long and begins at 3,897 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 7.2 miles with a total elevation gain of 1,328 feet.

Howe Ridge :: Glacier National Park, MT

Howe Ridge is a hiking trail in Flathead County, Montana. It is within Glacier National Park. It is 9.3 miles long and begins at 3,499 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 18.7 miles with a total elevation gain of 5,478 feet.

Apgar Transit Center Bike Path :: Glacier National Park, MT

Apgar Transit Center Bike Path is a hiking and biking trail in Flathead County, Montana. It is within Glacier National Park. It is 0.6 miles long and begins at 3,183 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.0 miles with a total elevation gain o

Apgar Bike Trail :: Glacier National Park, MT

Apgar Bike Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Flathead County, Montana. It is within Glacier National Park. It is 2.1 miles long and begins at 3,196 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.4 miles with a total elevation gain of 36 feet. The

Fish Creek to Apgar Hiking Path :: Glacier National Park, MT

Fish Creek to Apgar Hiking Path is a hiking and horse trail in Flathead County, Montana. It is within Glacier National Park. It is 1.1 miles long and begins at 3,250 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 2.3 miles with a total elevation gain o

Lake Mcdonald Trail :: Glacier National Park, MT

Lake Mcdonald Trail is a hiking and horse trail in Flathead County, Montana. It is within Glacier National Park. It is 6.9 miles long and begins at 3,256 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 13.9 miles with a total elevation gain of 2,452 fee

Huckleberry Lookout :: Glacier National Park, MT

Huckleberry Lookout is a hiking trail in Flathead County, Montana. It is within Glacier National Park. It is 5.8 miles long and begins at 3,880 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 11.9 miles with a total elevation gain of 4,542 feet. The Huc