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Granite Park Trail

Going-to-the-Sun Road, Glacier National Park, MT
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Description: A popular hiking trail.
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Houston, Texas
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289 reviews 289 reviews
79 attraction reviews
196 helpful votes 196 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

This 8-mile round trip trail gains about 2,200 feet of altitude. It starts out in patchy forest, carving out two huge switchbacks into the hillside before cresting out at the top of a flat hill. The last half a mile to the chalet is a little steeper, but well worth the effort. It took us about 2 hours to hike... More

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Raleigh NC
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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

We did this section as a loop from Many Glacier Hotel to Granite Chalet (via Swiftcurrent Pass) and then out to Logan pass. The trail is modest in elevation gain/loss. Extremely scenic with good chances for wildlife. We saw a marmot, grizzly, amd sheep on our hike. Views are excellent down the valley towards lake MacDonald. Try to get a... More

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Prophetstown, Illinois
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2011

We hiked up from the loop parking area - it's about 4 miles but 2200 feet elevation gain - we are in our 50's so it was a bit of a challenge - but not really too bad. Probably a better way would be to take the highline trail from Logan pass , stay the night at the chalet, and... More

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