Backpack to Lincoln Lake

Details

Distance

17 miles

Elevation Gain

1600 ft

Route Type

Out-and-Back

Added by Lucas Moser

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.

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Camping
Photography
Backpacking
Hiking
Forest
Lake
River
Scenic
Waterfall
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