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Grinnell Glacier, Glacier National Park

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A challenging hike will allow you to see Grinnell Glacier, probably the most famous and certainly the most photographed glacier within the park. You'll be able to see the glacier best if you take the trailhead that is just over 5 mi (8 km) long, with 1,600 ft (480 m) of elevation gain. Most of the hike will take place along watery areas, where mosquitos thrive in warm weather. Dress appropriately and be sure to bring plenty of bug repellent. Plan to visit Grinnell Glacier during your Glacier National Park vacation using our convenient Glacier National Park route maker tool.
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  • This was definitely the highlight of our trip at Glacier National Park. It's a long hike but 100% worth it. We went during the summer and we saw people actually jump into the water! Pictures don't....  more
    This was definitely the highlight of our trip at Glacier National Park. It's a long hike but 100% worth it. We went during the summer and we saw people actually jump into the water! Pictures don't....  more »
  • We did this hike on June 29th. Park rangers told us that we could not reach the glacier viewpoint due to snow banks and run-off on last mile of trail. Regardless, this was our most strenuous hike... 
    We did this hike on June 29th. Park rangers told us that we could not reach the glacier viewpoint due to snow banks and run-off on last mile of trail. Regardless, this was our most strenuous hike...  more »
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  • Wow Good morning Beautiful....LAKE
  • the contemplation at the top is worth every step !

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