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Address: Along Garden Wall, Glacier National Park, MT
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Activities: Hiking, Viewing wildlife
Description: A popular hiking trail with phenomenal views.

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Amazing Views

This is a beautiful hike and if you are in moderately good shape, you can make this hike. I saw Bighorn sheep and Mt. Goats, but no bears. The first part of the hike along the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

This is a beautiful hike and if you are in moderately good shape, you can make this hike. I saw Bighorn sheep and Mt. Goats, but no bears. The first part of the hike along the ledge could be harrowing, just take your time. I would say that if I had it to do over again I think I would... More 

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Independence, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

There were a few small hills but mostly a flat trail. We only hiked about 2.5 miles and turned around and returned to Logan Pass but after the initial scare of a possibly very narrow trail, we found it was not as treacherous as feared. Well worth the effort for the views!

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Calgary, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

This is the second time we have hiked this trail in reverse. I know you'll think I am mad for writing this, but, if you are an experienced hiker, reverse the hike and start at from The Loop and hike up to Logan"s Pass. Reasons: -If you get to Logan's Pass before 9am there will be lots of parking spaces... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

The Garden Wall on the Highline Trail is a must see. Even if you cannot hike through to The Loop, walk a mile or two on the trail. It is a wonderful experience.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Great full-day hike. Start at the south point, at Logan Pass. Beautiful postcard-worthy views immediately. Moderate hike just because of the length. Near the Chalet, take the Glacier Lookout pass if you want more challenge and cool views. It ends at The Loop. Saw bighorn sheep, a billy goat, deer, and a black bear!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

The trail is about 11 miles long and can easily be done in several hours, take your time and take a camera. I parked at the bottom and took the shuttle to the top. By doing this you end up descending several thousand feet instead of climbing. Just makes the hike easier and more enjoyable. The scenery is stunning. One... More 

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Wilmette, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Do not take this trail if you are really "afraid of height"s. The first three miles is an easy walk, not much elevation. I thought I would be afraid of the skinny nature of the trail, and I found it to be 100% easy to walk. There is a cable to hold onto at the beginning of the trail for... More 

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Go early! I got three teenage boys out of bed at 5 a.m. and the grumbling stopped after almost running into our first bear (a young grizzly of about 150 - 200 lbs).

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

This review is more about the logistics - We caught the shuttle from "The Loop" stop; we got there around 8am to get a parking spot (only a few left at that time) and waited on the first shuttle up to Logan Pass. There aren't really set times for the stops, but the hotel said the first shuttle would be... More 

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Zanesville, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

We hiked this starting at Logan Pass down to the Loop. If I was going to do it again I would stop just after two initial switchbacks up to Haystack Butte (maybe 2 or 2.5 miles one way) and turn around as the scenery is much better up until this point than it is beyond it. Not to say that... More 

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