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    Top Spots in and near Flathead County

    • West Glacier, Montana

      Waterton Lake via Bowman Lake

      49.5 mi / 6365 ft gain
      Our trip started on Thursday evening, spending the night at the Bowman Lake campground. You can park your car here and it's where the hike will start and end. I recommend staying here the night before because day 1 is a doozy, so you'll want an early start. Day 1 is the hardest day of the hike, ...
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    • West Glacier, Montana

      Bowman Lake to Quartz Lake Loop

      5.0
      13.3 mi / 2618 ft gain
      The trail to Quartz lake begins on southend of the Bowman Lake beach. I recommend going in a clockwise direction and getting the steep bit out of the way, but the ~13 mile loop can be done either way. Follow the Bowman Lake shore on the West Lakes Trail for about half a mile and then you will fi...
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    • West Glacier, Montana

      Kayak Bowman Lake, Glacier NP

      5.0
      The lake is located in the northwestern portion of Glacier National Park, about 32.5 miles from the west entrance and 30 miles from the Canadian Border. From the little town of Polebridge, it is 6 miles north along an unpaved road. The lake is 7 miles long and approx .5 miles wide. Access to the ...
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    • Glacier National Park, Montana

      Fly Over Glacier National Park

      Flying over Glacier National Park in a small airplane is an epic way to see the beautiful scenery of this National Park. If you haven't even been to the park before, it is a great way to see it for the first time, which was the case for me.  Time: The best time to fly over these majestic mountain...
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    • Browning, Montana

      Gunsight Pass to Gunsight Lake Campsite

      5.0
      13.06 mi / 1667 ft gain
      How to Get There: Get your backcountry pass at the St. Mary visitor center and then head over to the hike, which begins from the Jackson Glacier Overlook, located 12.6 miles west of the center on the Going-to-Sun-Road.  The Hike: The first mile of the hike is a downhill, and then the trail is ...
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    • Browning, Montana

      Hike Mount Siyeh

      5.0
      8.45 mi / 4209 ft gain
      Once the Going-To-The-Sun Road has opened fully, this massive peak is accessible by driving to Siyeh Bend on the east side of the Logan Pass Visitors Center. Plan on a sun up to sun down adventure. Choose a sunny summer day and head up to hit the trail! Park at Siyeh Bend, and start on the Pie...
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    • Rising Sun, Montana

      Baring Falls via Piegan Pass Trail

      1.96 mi / 246 ft gain
      Baring Falls via Piegan Pass Trail is an out-and-back trail to a waterfall located near the southern end of St. Mary Lake in East Glacier Park Village, Montana.
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    • Flathead County, Montana

      Backpack to Link Lake

      1.3 mi / 600 ft gain
      To reach the trailhead, travel west on US Hwy 93 for 17.9 mi. and then turn right onto Olney Crossover Rd. This road will continue for 8.8 mi. and then keep left onto NF-115 for 9.7 mi. and the destination will be on the right hand side. There is a parking area where the trailhead begins. From th...
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    • Kalispell, Montana

      Summit Lake Mountain and Nasukoin Mountain

      5.0
      12 mi / 3500 ft gain
      To reach the trailhead, travel west on US Hwy 93 for 17.9 mi. and then turn right onto Olney Crossover Rd. This road will continue for 8.8 mi. and then keep left onto NF-115 for 9.7 mi. and the destination will be on the right hand side. There is a parking area where the trailhead begins. From th...
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    • Browning, Montana

      Baring, St. Mary, and Virginia Falls in Glacier NP

      4.7
      5.43 mi / 500 ft gain
      This 5.4 mile out-and-back hike will take you to Baring, St. Mary, and Virginia Falls.   Start your hike at the Sunrift Gorge parking area. Hike down the stairs on the south side of the road. Here you’ll see the trailhead for Baring Falls. Descend until you reach the Baring Falls/Sun Point junc...
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    • Browning, Montana

      Hike to Sun Point

      5.0
      1.6 mi / 250 ft gain
      With panoramic views of St. Mary Lake and it’s surrounding peaks, Sun Point is the perfect spot to chill/relax in Glacier National Park.  It can be reached via the Sun Point Nature Trail or the Sun Point picnic area.To reach Sun Point via the nature trail, start at Sunrift Gorge parking area.  Cl...
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    • Glacier County, Montana

      Photograph Wild Goose Island

      5.0
      Wild Goose Island in Glacier National Park is one of the most iconic photography locations in the park. As a subject it differs wildly from time of year and time of day; a gorgeous 14' tall element surrounded by a vast alpine lake in the heart of a glaciated valley set against glacier-carved peak...
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    • Browning, Montana

      Swiftcurrent Lookout

      16.68 mi / 4491 ft gain
      Take this beautiful hike up Swiftcurrent Mountain to the Fire Lookout (8436 ft). The hike is 7.1 miles one-way from from the Swiftcurrent Inn parking lot trailhead. The elevation gain is 2,307 feet. The First 3 miles or so are a flat hike where you'll pass by several famous lakes and gain only ...
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    • Browning, Montana

      Camp at Many Glacier Campground in Glacier National Park

      5.0
      Enjoy one of Glacier National Park's best campgrounds, Many Glacier Campground, which you can reach on the east side of the Continental Divide. Directions: Travel to the east side of the park, and take highway 89 to the town of Babb. From Babb, drive west, reenter the park, and arrive at the Many...
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    • Browning, Montana

      Redrock Falls

      4.5
      3.73 mi / 100 ft gain
      The hike to Redrock Falls begins at the Swiftcurrent Pass Trailhead in the Many Glacier area of Glacier National Park.  The trailhead is located at the western end of the Swiftcurrent Motor Inn parking lot. From the trailhead, head straight toward Swiftcurrent Pass and Redrock Falls.  At approxi...
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    • Browning, Montana

      Iceberg Lake

      4.9
      9.7 mi / 1200 ft gain
      The 9.7-mile out-and-back trail starts in the Many Glacier area of Glacier National Park, near the Swiftcurrent Motor Inn. The trailhead is easy to find at the northwest corner of the Inn area and the trail is well marked the whole way. The trail heads northwest almost the entire time except for ...
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