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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Hiking Glacier and Waterton Lakes National Parks (Falcon Guides)
Erik Molvar
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"A day hike (when river levels are low enough to ford) or backpack from US 2 to the foot of Harrison Lake, 2.9 miles (4.7 km) one- way; from US 2 to Harrison Lake Campground, 4.8 miles (7.7 km) one-way; or from West Glacier to Harrison Lake Campground, 11.9 miles (19 km) one-way. 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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Trail Information

Glacier National Park
Nearby City
Glacier National Park
Skill Level
Fishing, Camping
Additional Use
Views, Waterfalls
West Glacier, Nyack, Lake McDonald East
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