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Grinnell Glacier, Glacier National Park

#2 of 11 in Trails in Glacier National Park
Must see · Geologic Formation · Hiking Trail
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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  • We did not hike to the glacier but we took plenty of pictures. The glaciers here may not be here much longer. Travel now before it is too latr.  more »
  • Words nor pictures can describe the beauty along this hike! Take snacks, bear spray, water, towel and wear swimming suit under hiking clothes. Once to glacier, take the polar plunge right in the...  more »
  • A stunning glacier on the northeast side of the Garden Wall with an intensely turquoise tarn.
  • charming place

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