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10 Must-Do Adventures In Glacier National Park

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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 Overlook

Photo: Shane Black

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

We want to acknowledge and thank the past, present, and future generations of all Native Nations and Indigenous Peoples whose ancestral lands we travel, explore, and play on. Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures and follow local regulations. Please explore responsibly!

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