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not quite in the best of the scenery

this is before you get up onto the pass and the very high peaks. in any other park it owuld get 5... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Chrissie M
Picturesque

When we saw this lake in the winter it was as beautiful as in the summer. However, we were dealing... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
AdventurousJanis
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Hot Springs Village, Arkansas
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Large recreational lake in Glacier National Park.
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Glacier National Park, MT
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this is before you get up onto the pass and the very high peaks. in any other park it owuld get 5 stars! Our advice is to get to the park early before the crowds hit the pass then do a walk and then drive...More

Thank Chrissie M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When we saw this lake in the winter it was as beautiful as in the summer. However, we were dealing with a lot of smoke this summer, so that took away from its beauty. It was so calm, blue, and the mountains surround it. Large...More

Thank AdventurousJanis
Reviewed October 28, 2017

We didn't stay in the hotel but we stopped off and walked around. there is a bar and restaurant. Nice gift shop and overall cool place. the views outside are amazing and you can take a boat tour from here. We opted for the St....More

Thank Ctinac777
Reviewed October 14, 2017

Driving back down Going to the Sun Road, we stopped in this historic lodge for an early dinner. We were able to sit at a table overlooking the lake. The food was certainly satisfactory but not outstanding. It was a hot July day and there...More

Thank west73
Reviewed October 12, 2017

I have been to it all but I could not find Glacier National Park as a whole but I saw Lake McDonald on the way. On a clear day the blues and greens are marvelous! The color! The vibrant colors in the mountains and trees....More

Thank Erika F
Reviewed October 6, 2017

Its a long drive to get here , but a reward awaits you when youj arrive . 10 miles long and a mile wide its the largest lake in this area . Kayak , power boat , paddle board .. or just bring a tube...More

Thank Chris M
Reviewed October 4, 2017 via mobile

Many things to,see around the lake but the colored,stones,were awesome. Pictures do not do them justice. Nice hiking trails for various levels. Easy to spend the day there.

Thank julie m
Reviewed September 30, 2017

We enjoyed every angle of this amazing lake. It was beautiful any time of the day. We were there before the fires so our views were fantastic.

Thank Sherry B
Reviewed September 28, 2017

A little smokey due to forest fires in the area, still a beautiful lake next to Going-to-the Sun Road. Not enough pull-offs, due to road construction. One nite on our way home smoke made Sun look like Orange Ball, And the Orange was reflecting in...More

Thank webbfoot
Reviewed September 28, 2017 via mobile

My husband and I went to Glacier for his 30th birthday. We originally wanted to stay on Lake McDonald but we had to change plans because of the fires. If you get the opportunity it would be gorgeous to stay on the lake with a...More

Thank Kelcey G
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Philip M
September 7, 2017|
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Response from MaryEllenM27 | Reviewed this property |
It is cooler during the day, cold to freezing at night usually. If its clear and cool the fall colors in the foliage are wonderful. There is a chance of snow in the park at higher elevations. We love October up here. You... More
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August 6, 2017|
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Did not hear about those. Ask a Ranger.
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