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Holland Falls National Recreation Trail #416

Easy/Intermediate

Trail

3.5 mile 5.6 kilometer out and back
Easy/Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 624' 190 m
Descent: -624' -190 m
High: 4,350' 1,326 m
Low: 4,041' 1,232 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 7% (4°)
Max Grade: 31% (17°)

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This trail rises gently along a lake to a spectacular waterfall.

Matt Nelsen

Features Fall Colors · Lake · River/Creek · Views · Waterfall · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Family Friendly A wide, well-marked trail with few roots and obstacles.

Overview

This is a great out and back hike that leads to a nice view of Holland Lake.

Need to Know

Bring bear spray.

Description

This might be the most used trail in the Swan Range. Start at the trailhead just east of Holland Lake Lodge. The majority of the trail follows the shoreline of the lake until it climbs slightly, crosses a bridge, and rises to the sound of a roaring waterfall.

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Aug 2, 2019
Angela Franco
Worth the heat!

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  4.0 from 4 votes

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in Holland Lake

#2997

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in Holland Lake

#63

in Montana

#2,997

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Holland Lake from Holland Falls
Sep 4, 2018 near Seeley…, MT
Looking down Holland Lake
Feb 20, 2020 near Seeley…, MT

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