Logan Pass in Glacier Park, Montana

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Logan Pass

At over 6,600 feet, Logan Pass is the summit of the Going To The Sun Road, known for its dramatic alpine setting which includes a visitor center, trailheads and abundant wildlife.

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  • Logan Pass is at the crest of the Going To The Sun Road, 32 miles from West Glacier and 18 miles from St. Mary.
  • Featuring a visitor center, parking area, hiking trails, and unbeatable panoramas at over 6,600 feet.
  • Bring your camera for views of lush meadows, rising peaks, pristine lakes, and wildlife.
  • Logan Pass is typically open from mid-June through mid-September.

Overview

Logan Pass straddles the Continental Divide, making it the perfect launching point for exploring Glacier Park’s craggy-peaked interior. From its apex position, Logan Pass’ trailheads, parking area and visitor center are busy peak season, with hikers heading into the backcountry, photographers capturing the sweeping vistas, and nature enthusiasts enjoying a diverse range of wildlife.

Location/Directions

Logan Pass is situated at the highest point along the Going To The Sun Road.
  • 32 miles from West Glacier
  • 18 miles from St. Mary

Season

While portions of the Going to the Sun Road are open year-round, Logan Pass is typically only open from mid-June through mid-September. Check Going to the Sun Road Status.

Activities

Logan Pass Visitor Center: Pop in to this chalet-style buidling before venturing down the trail. Features:

  • Parking Area
  • Restrooms
  • Bookstore/Gift Shop 
  • Nature Exhibit
  • Park Rangers on hand to answer questions
  • Shuttle Service
  • Season: mid June – mid September
  • Hours: Open daily; 8:00 am – 4:30 pm

Hiking: Embark on an unforgettable hike from one the trailheads located here. (Be prepared for changeable weather.) Featuring:

  • Hidden Lake Overlook Trail
    Distance: 6 miles (out-and-back)
    Difficulty: Easy – Moderate
    Highlights: Unobstructed views of The Garden Wall; Mountain Goat/Big Horn Sheep sightings; meadows full of wildflowers in summer.
  • Granite Park Chalet via the Highline Trail
    Distance: 7.6 miles (one-way)
    Difficulty: Easy – Moderate
    Highlights: Plentiful wildlife; scenery including sharp peaks, streams and high-country lakes.

Landscapes:

  • Wildlife including deer, Big Horn Sheep, Mountain Goats, Grizzly Bears
  • Wildflowers: Glacial Lily, Beargrass, etc.
  • Unrestricted panaromas in every direction

Additional Information

Logan Pass parking lot fills quickly. Shuttle service highly recommended. If driving, get there early!

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