Harrison Creek

Glacier National Park, Montana

Elevation Gain1,965ft
Trailhead Elevation3,324ft
Elevation Min/Max3324/3762ft
Elevation Start/End3324/3324ft

Harrison Creek

Harrison Creek is a hiking trail in Flathead County, Montana. It is within Glacier National Park. It is 5.8 miles long and begins at 3,324 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 11.7 miles with a total elevation gain of 1,965 feet. The Harrison Lake camp site can be seen along the trail. This trail connects with the following: South Boundary.

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"A day hike (when river levels are low enough to ford) or backpack from US 2. Harrison Lake is a seldom-visited, fairly large lake that sits among forested foothills near West Glacier. It is accessible via ford from US 2 or by hiking the South Boundary Trail northeast from West Glacier.The hike ascends a gentle valley that burned during 2003 to reach the foot of the lake and then follows its western shore.

Occasional avalanche chutes have made clearings from which Loneman Mountain and Mount Thompson can be viewed across the lake.The trail reaches its terminus at the head of the lake, which is not particularly noted for its fishing."

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Glacier National Park
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Glacier National Park
West Glacier, Nyack, Lake McDonald East
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Sep 2018