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181 mi 292 km of trail 4 Featured Hikes

Gems 4 Gems Easy Trails 21 Trails Intermediate Trails 14 Trails Hard Trails 4 Trails

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Favorite Avalanche Creek currents.
Easy/Intermediate

Avalanche Lake

6.2 mi 9.9 km • Loop • 616 ft Ascent 187.82 m Ascent

Doubletrack Red Rock Point, MT

( 155 )
Favorite Looking at the Continental Divide from the trail from Granite Park Chalet on the way to the Loop.
Intermediate

Highline to The Loop

11.7 mi 18.8 km • Point to Point • 1,183 ft Ascent 360.66 m Ascent

Singletrack Red Rock Point, MT

( 61 )
Favorite Looking at Gunsight Lake from Gunsight Pass
Intermediate/Difficult

Gunsight Pass

20.2 mi 32.5 km • Point to Point • 3,711 ft Ascent 1131.26 m Ascent

Singletrack Rising Sun, MT

( 13 )
Favorite Star trails over Lake McDonald in Glacier National Park, Montana.
Difficult

Mount Brown Lookout

10.3 mi 16.6 km • Loop • 4,203 ft Ascent 1281.08 m Ascent

Singletrack Red Rock Point, MT

( 10 )

Trails in Lake McDonald - 35

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2.6 mi 4.2 km #1Hidden Lake
Intermediate
Red Rock Point, MT
Intermediate
2.6 mi 4.2 km Red Rock Point, MT 27 
0.9 mi 1.4 km #2Trail of the Cedars
Easy
Red Rock Point, MT
Easy
0.9 mi 1.4 km Red Rock Point, MT 23 
3.6 mi 5.9 km #3Apgar Lookout
Intermediate
West Glacier, MT
Intermediate
3.6 mi 5.9 km West Glacier, MT 21 
3.3 mi 5.3 km #4Sperry Glacier
Intermediate/Difficult
Red Rock Point, MT
Intermediate/Difficult
3.3 mi 5.3 km Red Rock Point, MT
19.0 mi 30.7 km #5Gunsight Pass Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Rising Sun, MT
Intermediate/Difficult
19.0 mi 30.7 km Rising Sun, MT
18.0 mi 29.0 km #6South Boundary
Intermediate
West Glacier, MT
Intermediate
18.0 mi 29.0 km West Glacier, MT
2.7 mi 4.3 km #7Upper McDonald Creek
Easy
Red Rock Point, MT
Easy
2.7 mi 4.3 km Red Rock Point, MT
8.4 mi 13.6 km #8Avalanche Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Red Rock Point, MT
Easy/Intermediate
8.4 mi 13.6 km Red Rock Point, MT 11 
2.7 mi 4.3 km #9Snyder Lake Trail
Intermediate
Red Rock Point, MT
Intermediate
2.7 mi 4.3 km Red Rock Point, MT
12.0 mi 19.3 km #10Flattop Mountain
Intermediate
Red Rock Point, MT
Intermediate
12.0 mi 19.3 km Red Rock Point, MT
1.0 mi 1.6 km #11Rocky Point Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Apgar, MT
Easy/Intermediate
1.0 mi 1.6 km Apgar, MT
0.7 mi 1.1 km #12McDonald Creek Cutoff
Easy
Red Rock Point, MT
Easy
0.7 mi 1.1 km Red Rock Point, MT
5.9 mi 9.5 km #13Huckleberry Lookout Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Apgar, MT
Easy/Intermediate
5.9 mi 9.5 km Apgar, MT
7.2 mi 11.6 km #14Camas Creek Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Apgar, MT
Easy/Intermediate
7.2 mi 11.6 km Apgar, MT
10.7 mi 17.3 km #15West Lakes Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Red Rock Point, MT
Intermediate/Difficult
10.7 mi 17.3 km Red Rock Point, MT
3.4 mi 5.5 km #16Mt Brown Trail
Difficult
Red Rock Point, MT
Difficult
3.4 mi 5.5 km Red Rock Point, MT
4.1 mi 6.6 km #17The Loop Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Red Rock Point, MT
Intermediate/Difficult
4.1 mi 6.6 km Red Rock Point, MT
8.3 mi 13.4 km #18Lincoln Lake
Intermediate/Difficult
Apgar, MT
Intermediate/Difficult
8.3 mi 13.4 km Apgar, MT
0.3 mi 0.5 km #19Johns Lake
Easy
Red Rock Point, MT
Easy
0.3 mi 0.5 km Red Rock Point, MT
1.7 mi 2.7 km #20Apgar Bike Trail
Easy
West Glacier, MT
Easy
1.7 mi 2.7 km West Glacier, MT

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