- A little more than half a mile
- Easy with minimal elevation change
- Trailhead: East of Avalanche Creek Campground
Located off Going-to-the-Sun Road, Trail of the Cedars is one of the most popular, easy hikes in Glacier National Park, offering a lush forest atmosphere with towering cedar trees. A wide trail construction along with boardwalks makes this a great trail wheel-chair accessible and a great stroll for families with older or younger members who need a little more time or assistance walking. Avalanche Gorge is a popular, lush forest area for photography opportunities.
Follow Going-to-the-Sun Road to Trail of the Cedars trailhead, east of Avalanche Creek Campground.
- Just over a half mile
- Half an hour or less
- Not applicable
- Easy, wheel-chair access
- Trail connects to various trails near Going-to-the-Sun Road and loops back to trailhead or continues to Avalanche Lake
- Trailhead is located east of the Avalanche Creek Campground, off Going-to-the-Sun Road
Plan & Prepare
Trail of the Cedars is primarily a short, easy day hike but visitors should still be wary of wildlife encounters and rapidly changing weather conditions, especially during the winter and early spring in Glacier National Park.