Rose Creek

Glacier National Park, Montana 59934

Elevation Gain3,840ft
Trailhead Elevation4,541ft
Elevation Min/Max4541/6582ft
Elevation Start/End4541/4541ft

Rose Creek

Rose Creek is a hiking trail in Glacier County, Montana. It is within Glacier National Park. It is 5.4 miles long and begins at 4,541 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 11.0 miles with a total elevation gain of 3,840 feet. The Rising Sun bus station is near the trailhead. There is also a parking. The trail ends near the Otokomi Lake camp site.

Rose Creek Professional Review and Guide

"Spectacular vistas of St. Mary Lake and surrounding peaks are a continuous reward as you climb over 1,000 feet along Rose Creek. Several sizable cascades rage during high water, and the largest and most beautiful of them all, Upper Rose Creek Falls, waits for you at the foot of Goat Mountain.

Extend the hike a couple more miles to Otokomi Lake, nestled in a glacially carved basin. The landscape around Rose Creek Trail was affected by the Reynolds Creek Fire of 2015. Be aware of hazards when hiking in recently burned areas, such as falling trees, sliding rocks, and flash floods."

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Trail Information

Glacier National Park
Nearby City
Glacier National Park
Glacier National Park, Park Headquarters, PO Box 128, West Glacier, MT 59936, (406) 888-7800; <a href=""></a>
Local Contacts
DeLorme Atlas and Gazetteer Montana Page 23, C7; USGS Quad Rising Sun
Local Maps

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Jul 2018