Nyack Creek

Glacier National Park, Montana

Elevation Gain4,072ft
Trailhead Elevation4,796ft
Elevation Min/Max3355/4832ft
Elevation Start/End4796/4796ft

Nyack Creek

Nyack Creek is a hiking trail in Flathead County, Montana. It is within Glacier National Park. It is 18.5 miles long and begins at 4,796 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 37.0 miles with a total elevation gain of 4,072 feet. The Lower Nyack Creek and Upper Nyack Creek camp sites can be seen along the trail. This trail connects with the following: South Boundary, Surprise Pass and Cut Bank Pass.

Nyack Creek Professional Review and Guide

"This is a long backpacking expedition for experienced hikers into the most remote section of Glacier National Park. Many trails in Glacier Park are heavily used. Others receive surprisingly little use, although they host as many backcountry rewards. The Nyack Loop is an excellent example of the latter.

Keep in mind, though, that if you plan to ford the river to access the Nyack Creek and Coal Creek trailheads, you have to wait until August to take this trip. Special attractions: A rare opportunity to get away from everything (and everybody) and into the heart of true wilderness."

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Trail Information

Glacier National Park
Nearby City
Glacier National Park
Glacier National Park
Local Contacts
USGS Nyack, Mount Jackson, Mount Stimson, Mount Saint Nicholas; Trails Illustrated Glacier National Park
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Aug 2018