Covering eye-popping landscapes, providing the opportunity to encounter diverse species of wildlife and wildflowers, and the thrill of fording alpine streams, it’s no wonder 1 in 2 park visitors report having “taken a hike” on one of many gorgeous Glacier Park hiking trails.
With more than 700 miles to explore, lace up your boots and follow these general Glacier National Park trail guidelines:
- Weather - Changeable! Pack extra clothing.
- Trail Conditions - Due to high elevations and cold winters, snow-melt often stretches into mid-summer; Glacier Park trail accessibility may be limited early season.
- Bears - Glacier is primary grizzly habitat. Carry bear spray and be bear aware.
- Sustenance - Carry enough food and water/water filters to support your hike.
- Low Impact -Stay on designated trails. No littering!
- Pets -No pets allowed on Glacier hiking trails.
Popular trails through Glacier Park: