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    Top Spots in and near Glacier County

    • Browning, Montana

      Backpack to Poia Lake, Glacier NP

      12.8 mi / 1700 ft gain
      Located in Many Glacier, the Red Gap Pass trail begins at the Apikuni Falls Trailhead located east of the Many Glacier Lodge (if you're looking to check out the falls before your hike, check out Hike to Apikuni Falls at Glacier National Park). The trail starts at a gradual incline and continue th...
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    • Swiftcurrent, Montana

      Hike to Apikuni Falls at Glacier National Park

      5.0
      1.92 mi / 670 ft gain
      From the parking lot follow the trail to the left to Apikuni Falls. The first 1/4 mile of the trail is an easy stroll through an open field before entering an aspen forest where the trail ascends more than 500 feet in less than 1/2 mile. The falls won't be visible until the final 1/8 mile of the...
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    • Browning, Montana

      Walk the Swiftcurrent Nature Trail, Glacier National Park

      5.0
      2.66 mi / 135 ft gain
      Walking in either direction, the trail is easy to follow. If you take the loop counter-clockwise, you will reach the Grinnell Glacier parking area in just over a half mile (which is an alternate starting point for this trail). Follow the signs and continue left to rejoin the trail. About a mile l...
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    • Browning, Montana

      Cracker Lake

      5.0
      12.71 mi / 2001 ft gain
      The 6.1 mile (12.2 roundtrip), hike to Cracker Lake includes wooded forests, grand views of lakes and mountains, creek crossings, distant waterfalls, mining ruins, possible wildflowers and wildlife, and a swim in turquoise water. At 1400ft elevation gain, the trail never gets too taxing. The view...
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    • Browning, Montana

      Hike the Skyline Experience

      12.62 mi / 6500 ft gain
      The route starts from Many Glacier at the Cracker Lake Trailhead, about 5000 feet. Hike the trail about 2 miles until you come to a fork, stay right here to keep your approach hike a little shorter. Hikers wind through switchbacks and beautiful meadows and forests on the way to a crossing of Crac...
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    • Browning, Montana

      Kayak Swiftcurrent Lake

      4.5
      Swiftcurrent Lake is easily accessed along the shores of Many Glacier Hotel where ample parking is available. The Glacier Park Boat Company offers single and double kayak rentals onsite (pricing and dates of operations are available here: glacierparkboats.com) or you can bring your own.The calm ...
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    • Browning, Montana

      Grinnell Glacier in Glacier NP

      5.0
      11.33 mi / 1840 ft gain
      The Grinnel Glacier Hike begins at the Grinnell Glacier Trailhead just past the Many Glacier Lodge. A fee of $25 is required to enter Glacier National Park for a seven-day pass. The Many Glacier region is entered from the east side of the park from the Blackfeet Indian Reservation. The Grinnel...
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    • Browning, Montana

      Grinnell Lake

      5.0
      7.15 mi / 230 ft gain
      The hike to Grinnell Lake begins at the Grinnell Glacier Trailhead, approximately 0.5 miles past Many Glacier Hotel in the Many Glacier area of Glacier National Park. For folks staying in the hotel, there is an optional trailhead just south of the building. There is also is a boat shuttle for tho...
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    • Glacier County, Montana

      Ptarmigan Lake Trail

      8.78 mi
      Ptarmigan Lake Trail is an 8.6 mile out and back hike that takes you by a waterfall located near Babb, Montana in Glacier National Park.
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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

      Ptarmigan Tunnel

      5.0
      10.68 mi / 2713 ft gain
      This amazing 11 mile hike with 2,300 feet of vertial gain begins behind the Swiftcurrent Motor Inn cabins. If you start early enough you can park by the trailhead, but if you get a little later start you may need to park in the main lot of the Motor Inn. As you begin your hike, you will pass the...
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    • Swiftcurrent, Montana

      Glacier's North Circle Route (North East Section)

      9.7 mi
      Planning & Preparations As amazing as this trek is, it's certainly not without its challenges, and the first one you will run into is obtaining a backcountry permit for camping.  As it absolutely should, backcountry camping is very regulated.  Essentially, you request permits and multiple da...
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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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    • Glacier County, Montana

      Ptarmigan Falls

      5.0
      5.11 mi / 768 ft gain
      ...The hike to Ptarmigan Falls begins next to the cabins near the Swiftcurrent Motor Inn. There’s enough parking for about 10-16 vehicles in the lot next to the trailhead. This is a heavily trafficked area, so extra parking is available in front of the Swiftcurrent Motor Inn. This is where I park...
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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

      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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    Camping and Lodging in Glacier County

    Many Glacier Campground
    Browning, Montana

    Many Glacier Campground

    St. Mary / East Glacier KOA Holiday
    Saint Mary, Montana

    St. Mary / East Glacier KOA Holiday

    St. Mary Campground
    Browning, Montana

    St. Mary Campground

    Fish Creek Campground
    West Glacier, Montana

    Fish Creek Campground

    Apgar Group Sites
    West Glacier, Montana

    Apgar Group Sites

    West Glacier KOA Resort
    West Glacier, Montana

    West Glacier KOA Resort

    Guides, Insights and Stories from Glacier County

    How the Marmot Bantamweight Finally Ended My Search for the Perfect Rain Jacket

    How the Marmot Bantamweight Finally Ended My Search for the Perfect Rain Jacket

    Christina Adele Warburg-Hon

    6 Days of Exploring the Crown of the Continent, Glacier National Park

    6 Days of Exploring the Crown of the Continent, Glacier National Park

    Karin Victoria Peck

    The Grandeur of One of Glacier National Park's Last Remaining Glaciers: Grinnell Glacier

    The Grandeur of One of Glacier National Park's Last Remaining Glaciers: Grinnell Glacier

    Rob Feakins

    10 Must-Do Adventures In Glacier National Park

    10 Must-Do Adventures In Glacier National Park

    The Outbound Collective