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“Beautiful glacial lake”
Review of Lake McDonald

Lake McDonald
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Owner description: Large recreational lake in Glacier National Park.
Reviewed December 17, 2012

This glacial lake is one of many examples of the pristine blue lakes in Glacier National Park. It's easily accessible from Kalispell (day trip), and offers many boating and swimming (brrrr) opportunities.

Thank TregoAnnora
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Reviewed December 12, 2012

This is a great place to find yourself! The breathtaking views of the mountains, the crystal clear lake makes the trip worthwhile!

Thank longra
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Reviewed November 27, 2012

A beautiful lake which the best views from Apgar with the mountains in the background. Stop at Apgar (just off the going to the sun road) and take a stroll along the waters edge. We stayed at Lake Macdonald Lodge a little further up the road which we highly recommend it if you can stay there. There are a number of options for either boat trips or hire on the lake.

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Reviewed November 21, 2012

This is a great place to enjoy nature, the scenery, the birds and animals. We mostly drove around but did go wading, as it was a bit early in the summer and in the mountains the water was quite cool, at least I thought so , the kids didn't mind tho.

1  Thank gail s
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Reviewed November 21, 2012

We spent a afternoon just driving around and viewing the lake , some of the wildlife also were present, an eagle , a deer, a squirrel and a variety of birds and ducks.With the mountains nearby it made for an awesome mini holiday.

Thank gail s
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