• Activities:

    Camping, Photography, Backpacking, Hiking

  • Skill Level:

    Beginner

  • Season:

    Summer, Autumn

  • Trail Type:

    Out-and-Back

  • RT Distance:

    17 Miles

  • Elevation Gain:

    1600 Feet

Forest
Lake
River
Scenic
Waterfall
Wildlife

Backpack out to this stunning glacier-fed lake and enjoy views of the amazing waterfall.

It's a 1600 ft slow increase in elevation. You can walk around the loose rocks going around the lake for an additional 2 miles of hiking.

There is a back-country campground at the base of the glacier-fed lake and an amazing waterfall at the opposite end of the of the campground.

To camp overnight in Glacier National Park, you're required to have a backcountry permit. Get the latest information from the park at nps.gov/glac or call the park at (406) 888-7800.

Pack List

  • Tent, if you want to camp
  • Trekking poles
  • Food
  • Water
  • Sturdy boots
  • Backcountry permit, if you are camping
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Please respect the places you find on The Outbound.

Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures. Be aware of local regulations and don't damage these amazing places for the sake of a photograph. Learn More

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