15 Amazing Hikes in Glacier National Park

Explore the most rugged terrain in the lower 48.

By: LifeStraw
April 18, 2017

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Montana is about as wild as it gets in the continental U.S. and nowhere shows off the state's staggering beauty more than Glacier National Park. From the top of the rocky peaks, down the glacier-carved canyons to the unbelievably blue waters below, this park has no shortage of gorgeous views. Looking for a relaxing day in the mountains? Head out on a quick hike and take a dip in one of the park's many lakes. Craving an all day adventure covering 10+ miles? Take on the trails leading to the remote corners of the park and towering peaks above. Whatever kind of hike you need, Glacier National Park never disappoints. Check out some of our favorite trails and start mapping out your trip now!

1. Climb Mount Gould


Photo: Noah Couser

2. Hike to Swiftcurrent Lookout


Photo: Brendan Lynch

3. Hike to Hidden Lake


Photo: Greg Owens

4. Hike to Grinnell Glacier


Photo: Michael Johnston

5. Hike to Cracker Lake


Photo: Dustin Wong

6. Hike to Baring, St. Mary, and Virginia Falls


Photo: Jon King

7. Hike to Sperry Glacier Basin


Photo: Noah Couser

8. Hike Pitamakan Pass


Photo: Elizabeth Carlson

9. Hike to Iceberg Lake


Photo: Conor Barry

10. Hike to Ptarmigan Tunnel


Photo: Chema Domenech

11. Hike Piegan Pass


Photo: Noah Couser

12. Hike to Redrock Falls


Photo: Jon King

13. Hike to Snyder Lakes


Photo: Noah Couser

14. Hike the Highline Trail


Photo: Kayla Bobzien

15. Hike the Rocky Point Trail


Photo: Noah Couser

Cover photo: Dustin Wong

Please respect the places you find on The Outbound.

Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures. Be aware of local regulations and don't damage these amazing places for the sake of a photograph.