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Address: Going-to-the-Sun Road, Glacier National Park, MT
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A popular hiking trail.

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Day Hike from "The Loop" to Granite Park to Swiftcurrent Mt Lookout to Grinnell Glacier Overlook

This hike is simply breath-taking! There are multiple routes to Granite Park Chalet but we took the shortest due to the fact that we planned to continue on to Swiftcurrent Mt... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Anna M
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Wilmington, North Carolina
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Wilmington, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hike is simply breath-taking! There are multiple routes to Granite Park Chalet but we took the shortest due to the fact that we planned to continue on to Swiftcurrent Mt Lookout and then Grinnell Glacier Overlook (total of approximately 15 miles). If you have one long day for hiking and want to get the most out of your time... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

Again...another WOW hike and not so difficult but a little over 12 miles. It is only easier if you start at Logan Pass @ the Highline Trail. Amazing vistas, long horned sheep, marmot, etc. Also nearing the granite chalet there is a 0.6 heaving incline side trail to the Grinnell Glacier Overlook...it was far worth the effort and climb to... More 

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Houston, Texas
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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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 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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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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