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Avalanche Lake Trail

West Glacier, Montana 59936 USA

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Free to Visit
Open Now
Tue 6a-8p
  • Independent
  • Credit Cards
    not Accepted
  • Outdoor
    Seating
  • No Wifi
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“Hike to Avalanche Lake”

Avalanche Lake Trail is a half-day hike starting with the Trail of the Cedars then along the Avalanche Creek gorge. Then wind upwards through the forest for 2 miles to Avalanche lake. The lake is rimmed with steep cliffs on three sides with numerous cascading waterfalls. You can continue the hike for 0.7 miles around to the other end of the lake. Length: 4.6 miles

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Reviewed by
Donna Hull

  • Road Warrior
  • 39 Reviews
  • 19 Helpful
September 04, 2016
Rated 5.0

The hike to Avalanche Lake is a beautiful introduction to hiking in Glacier National Park. And it's not hard to get too, being easily accessed from Going to the Sun Road. Covering mostly rolling terrain, the moderately easy trail skirts Avalanche Gorge before climbing into the trees. When you reach the lake, take a seat on one of the downed logs to enjoy the view. Hope you brought a sack lunch with you. This is a busy trail, so arrive early to claim a spot in the parking lot. And even though there are other hikers around, it's always a good idea to hike with bear spray on Glacier National Park trails.

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Avalanche Lake Trail

West Glacier, Montana
59936 USA

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Open now until 8:00 pm
  • Sun - Sat: 6:00 am - 8:00 pm

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Good for bird watching and hiking.

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  • Pets Allowed
  • Restrooms
  • Wifi
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Outdoor Seating
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