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Address: West Glacier, MT
Activities: Fishing
Description: A superb fishing lake where catching 20-inch fish is common.

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Lovely hike- not too long!

Awesome trail! Not too strenuous for us occasional hikers including my 9 & 11 yr olds but enough of challenge to feel a sense of accomplishment. We saw lots of mountain goats... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 3, 2015
Amanda W
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Alexandria, United States
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Alexandria, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

Awesome trail! Not too strenuous for us occasional hikers including my 9 & 11 yr olds but enough of challenge to feel a sense of accomplishment. We saw lots of mountain goats, chipmunks, marmots and ground squirrels and the scenery is unparalleled.

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Cedar Falls, Iowa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

We are 65 and 70, in moderate condition, so were looking for a hike we could do with a little challenge. This pushed us to the limit but it was well worth it! The hike gains about 460 feet in elevation, if I remember correctly, and that didn't seem like much but it's a lot! We took it at our... More 

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Alpine, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

This is a must see! I've never been anywhere more beautiful! We saw big horned sheep and a grizzly bear, both able to check off our list. There were fires in St. Mary, but the forestry dept. did an awesome job directing traffic, and guaranteed us a parking spot at the top when we arrived. It was about an hour... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

beautiful hike. 9 and 7 years olds loved it. Bring bear spray just in case. Lots of mountain goats and beautiful scenery.

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Margate City, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Started the hike around 9am. The wildflowers were vibrant and the squirrels and chipmunks were everywhere! Within the first half an hour, we saw a grizzly bear walking along the trail! It was amazing. We didn't go all the way to the lake, but stopped at a little clearing past the overlook. We spent the next few hours just taking... More 

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Boonsboro
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

I reviewed some of the comments and I'm not sure if everyone hiked down to the lake. One review said the hike was rated easy and short. Maybe if you only go to the observation deck. I would encourage those that can, hike down to the lake. It is unbelievable down at the lake. It took around two hours one... More 

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Kansas City, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Easily the busiest hike we did at Glacier but very happy it was one of the five we did. Grizzlies were active at the time and we saw one from a long distance also the butt of a moose. Many goats along the trail posing for pictures all over because that is what they like to do. Its strenuous down... More 

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North Dakota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We had an amazing time. Hiked up the snow and slide down. We sat and watched some mountain goats along the trail. They seemed to be putting on a show for tourists.

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Livermore, CA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

I felt like the hills were alive with the sound of music! We arrived at the Logan Pass parking lot at 9:45 and it was packed. Cars anxiously circled the lot hoping for the parking space lottery to make them a winner. We circled for five minutes and got lucky. The visitor center here ( when I compare it with... More 

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Coquitlam, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

Take the trail to the peak to see the mountain goats. Just remember they are wild and give then distance. Even though hundreds of people do the trail each day the goats mostly ignore them.

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Address: West Glacier, MT
Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  West Glacier

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