Avalanche Lake, Glacier National Park

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Avalanche Lake is located in Glacier National Park, in the U. S. state of Montana. Avalanche Lake is southwest of Bearhat Mountain and receives meltwater from Sperry Glacier. Avalanche Lake is a hike from the trailhead along the Trail of the Cedars.
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  • We hiked to Avalanche Lake during July. My husband and I are normally on more secluded trails when hiking so this one seemed really crowded. There were a LOT of people on the trail. When arriving at A...  more »
  • So beautiful, air so fresh and crisp, you can get lost in time with the scenery - so allow it to happen! My connection is to the people there which made my experience even more spiritual. The view is ...  more »
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  • We hiked to Avalanche Lake during July. My husband and I are normally on more secluded trails when hiking so this one seemed really crowded. There were a LOT of people on the trail. When arriving at Avalanche Lake we followed the trail on around to the other side of the lake. It was less crowded there. We stopped for some fishing, and caught a few trout. This trail would be good for families. I saw a lot of small children hiking it, and it didn't seem like a problem for any of them.
  • Stunning hike. I highly recommend starting when the park opens to have the best and tourist free experience of the lake.

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