10 Must-Do Adventures In Glacier National Park

Make room on your summer bucket list.

By: The Outbound Collective
July 5, 2016

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With over a million acres of pristine wilderness home to hundreds of species of animals, Glacier National Park is about as close as you can get to how the continent looked before western expansion at the turn of the century. There are so many ways to take advantage of this beautiful landscape this summer that we thought we’d give you a jump-start by sharing 10 of our community’s favorite adventures across the park. Hike, camp, and paddle your way around one of America’s most impressive national parks.                                                                                                                                                                                                  

1. Hike to Hidden Lake


Photo: Greg Owens

2. Camp at Lake McDonald


Photo: Seth Langbauer

3. Kayak Saint Mary Lake


Photo: Scott Kranz

4. Explore Two Medicine Lake


Photo: Jason Hatfield

5. Backpack the Continental Divide


Photo: Rob Witt

6. Paddle Middle Fork Flathead


Photo: Noah Couser

7. Hike to Iceberg Lake


Photo: Conor Barry

8. Hike to Grinnell Glacier


Photo: Michael Johnston

9. Hike to Cracker Lake


Photo: Dustin Wong

10. Paddle McDonald Creek


Photo: Noah Couser

Cover photo: Noah Couser

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

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.