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Grinnell Glacier Trail

East Glacier Park, MT

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Grinnell Glacier Trail is a 5.5 mile out and back trail located near East Glacier Park, Montana that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for camping, fishing, fly fishing & hiking and is accessible from June until September.

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Recent Reviews

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Bear Canyon Trail
by Francis Noel

1 Completed 1 Reviews

This trail is an easy trip and close to Bozeman. Plan for many hours to complete the trip at a moderate pace. I live at the trailhead and have hiked it for 44 years!

Fran Noel

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Lava Lake (Cascade Creek)
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3 Completed 3 Reviews

This has to be my favorite hike so far. It is pretty strenuous, heading straight up almost the whole way. The trail was well maintained with only a couple small downed trees blocking the way. Saw probably 15-20 people throughout the hike leaving or going toward the lake. The trail flattened out a few times and we thought we were there but we were far from it still. It was well worth it when we got to the top.

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Palisade Falls
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37 Completed 15 Reviews

This is a lovely, but short stretch. The path is paved and suitable for all ages as well as being wheelchair accessible The fall colours were super.

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Hellroaring Plateau
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4 Completed 4 Reviews

Great Hike. But BEWARE the road up to the plateau is more then just rugged. Its terrible and kinda scary. Basically you are driving on boulders and rocks the whole way up. If you don't have a truck or an SUV do not even try.

Took my pup and we spent a few hours up top roaming around. Its quite windy so we would take cover behind boulders every once in a while to take a drink of water and take in the beautiful scenery. Its pretty high and very fun. Less of a trail more of a expanse of area to explore.

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herron park kalispell montana
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

Fairly easy hike. Great for fast paced trail running with moderate steady climb. Trails are very well maintained with picnic tables at the top near the overlook. I bet this trail is easily accessible for cross country skiing after a heavy snow!

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Main Rattlesnake Trail FR 99
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

First time, hiked 3 in - 3 out. Stayed on main trail.

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Leigh Lake
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14 Completed 1 Reviews

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Targhee Creek
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2 Completed 2 Reviews

We hiked about 8.5 miles of this trail. 4+ out and 4+ back. Trail was easy to moderate and was becoming more strenuous around the 5th mile. The scenery was nice, not much to see except the Creek. I probably wouldn't hike it again.

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West Yellowstone Area Campgrounds
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293 Completed 293 Reviews

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Sperry Chalet Trail
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83 Completed 5 Reviews

I have to confess, I didn't actually hike this trail, I did it on horseback. And am I GLAD! My wife and I rode this with a guide on Sept. 21, 2014. It is a very steep and long trail to Sperry Chalet with 3300 ft of elevation gain. The trail is mostly through wooded areas, but occasionally you do break out into the open and hike along fairly exposed trail for short distances. All in all, a beautiful hike/ride. There were 2 mountain goats at the top when we got to the chalet. It was already closed for the season. Glad we packed a lunch. The views from up top are amazing.

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