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Hidden Lake

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Address: Near Logan Pass, West Glacier, MT

  A superb fishing lake where catching 20-inch fish is common.

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great place to visit

if the weather permits there are some great places to take outstanding pictures, stunning vista and clear glacial lake

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 28 November 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

if the weather permits there are some great places to take outstanding pictures, stunning vista and clear glacial lake

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

Being on limited time due to bad weather in the morning, this hike was our best option - and it didn't disappoint. The walk is nice - easy and pretty level. Then, all of a sudden, the view unfolds - lakes, meadows, mountains - it really is beautiful. Superb - recommended (assuming good weather).

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

If you have limited time, limited energy or limited hiking experience but you want to experience something of the majesty of the park, this trail is for you. Park at Logan Pass, go past the park buildings, and the trail is right there. Be aware that it goes up. All the way up. But it is a steady and slow... More 

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Jackson Hole, Wyoming
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

This hike is a must do in GNP. It's simply breathtaking and even though the increase in elevation can make it a bit tough, it's well worth it. The hike is classified as easy but I struggled a bit because of the elevation (we had a woman behind us on hands and knees) so if you're not acclimatised, expect to... More 

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Wading River, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

We just hiked to the overlook and not all the way to the lake. The trail starts on boardwalk steps, then changes to dirt. It goes up all the way, but it's a fairly easy hike if you're in decent shape, with a great view of the lake at the end. We were lucky to spot some big horn sheep... More 

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Cottonwood Idaho
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

We only hiked to the overview of the lake due to the weather. Fortunately clouds would open up for quick views of the lake below. Easy hike for all ages unless you are not used to high elevation activity.

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Chico, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Gorgeous views. Saw big horn and Mtn sheep. Lots of steps and a groomed trail. Crowd drops away with the more steps you take and it is worth every step.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

I don’t know why I had it in my head that this was an “easy” hike. Did I see that somewhere? If you are a lowlander, you will probably be huffing and puffing the whole way to the overlook, which is up hill with almost no breaks. The trail is well defined and well traveled. That said, if you are... More 

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Dickinson, North Dakota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

It is a very nice hike. Almost all of it is above timberline so you get excellent views of the tundra and surrounding peaks. The hike is along Logan Pass, so expect wind and a wide variety of temperatures. The only drawback is the number of people you encounter on the trail It is very popular so don't expect solitude.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

This is one of the most popular and beautiful hikes in Glacier, the trailhead is at Logan Pass. Get there early as the parking lot fills up fast. The hike is mostly uphill on a boardwalk with steps that are not all equal in height. Take your time and look around on your way to the overlook. Wherever you look... More 

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