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Review of Lake McDonald

Lake McDonald
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Owner description: Large recreational lake in Glacier National Park.
Reviewed November 8, 2012

Such a beautiful lake to drive around and walk around when you are at Lake McDonald. The grounds are closed during the winter. Enjoy!

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Reviewed November 5, 2012

I love the beach like spots you can pull off from the going to the sun road. So many photo opt moments. You have to see this lake at sunrise and sunset I have some amazing photos of both!!!

Thank Chanzmom
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Reviewed October 17, 2012

Make sure you get to Lake McDonald when at Glacier. The lake and surrounding areas are beautiful. Also try to visit the historic Lake McDonald Lodge. We had lunch in the lounge there and it was great!

Thank Kelly A
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Reviewed October 14, 2012

I stayed a Many Glacier first....so was very spoiled....the views are much more stunning from Many Glacier Hotel...the Lodge main room at Lake McDonald is beautiful!! We stayed in the seperate motor inn down from lodge, rooms had no view and I just didn't want to be in them....if you stay here, stay in the main lodge or a cabin overlooking the lake. Didn't see any wildlife in this area of the park. Food here was very good! Sat in the main lodge after dinner in front of the fire....or outside of the main lodge dining area in the evenings...didn't want to be in our room except to sleep. Hikes here are not near as nice as Many Glacier or Logans Pass, Avalanche Lake was closed when I was there so didn't get to do what was supposedly the one of the best hikes in the area. If you want ice....its a pain in the _ _ _, you have to walk to the store for ice, one little pail at a time :( This place is spawled out, don't like how its layed out. Still all and all loved my experience here....ITS GLACIER PARK...WOW.....My thoughts and prayers go out to the family who lost their son and friend from a hiking accident in the park....he worked in the kitchen at the Lodge...we were thinking of him our entire trip!

3  Thank cheyenne16
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Reviewed September 30, 2012

I would love to spend an hour or two at this lake. It's absolutely serene and amazing. I have never felt closer to God the Creator.

Thank family4fun22
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