An hour drive north of the town of Seeley Lake Montana is the Glacier Lake Trailhead and the starting point for your hike. Glacier Lake Trailhead is a popular trailhead, and the parking lot can fill up quickly on hot summer weekends since it provides access to trails which lead to three different lakes.
Located in the Mission Mountains Wilderness, horses and pack mule teams are allowed, but no mountain bikes or motorcycles. Start off on Trail which follows Glacier Creek.
A little less than a mile in you will hit a junction, stay right on the Crescent Lake Trail which will lead you up seven switchbacks. From the overlook, it's another mile and approximately more vertical feet of climbing. Once you get to the lake, the trail wraps around the south side of the lake. You can hang out on the rocks, swim, fish, or continue another. We were pressed for time and decided to swim and head back. Weather Getting forecast Hole in the Ground Loop Judah Loop 5. Great Trail Epic Course Thunder Mountain Trail 3.
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Make a suggestion Mapped Wrong? Dogs Allowed? GPX File. At the next junction, take a right onto Glacier Lake Trail and continue to follow signs for Glacier Lake. The trail on the way out is a bit of a climb so expect a little downhill on the way back to the trailhead. This trail has beautiful views of beautiful Tahoe National Forest! Read More.
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Keep an eye out for small hawks and bald eagles hunting from treetops in this area. This trail will lead you over to Halibut Cove where you will most likely be picked up by your water taxi.
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The final stretch of trail heads through a heavy alder section before spitting you out on the lake shore for your spectacular views. Enjoy lounging on the beach, watching icebergs or exploring up the beach looking for wildlife the occasional black bear has been spotted along the trail. Schedule a kayak paddle on the lake with a local guide or base here and hike to the glacier or Alpine Ridge.
Camping here is an ideal Alaskan experience.