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Lake McDonald, Glacier National Park

#3 of 118 in Nature in Montana
Water Body · Nature / Park
Lake McDonald is located in Glacier National Park. Before you head to Glacier National Park, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Glacier National Park online trip itinerary maker, to make sure you see all that Glacier National Park has to offer, including Lake McDonald.
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  • We drove past the lake in both directions and stopped at the lodge fo a closer look. We did not see any wildlife on our drive on Going to the Sun road but the scenery was spectacular. My impression....  more »
  • Beautiful! Be cautious, it’s easy to get a flat tire as the road has sharp edges around the lake if you go off a bit. We got a flat one and no service/no spare tire either. Rangers helped us to get...  more »
  • Beautiful clear water, awesome views. Nice place to stop for a picnic on your way through the park.
  • beautiful lake to visit. paddle, hike, cycle, horse rides. it has it all. good base for exploring glacier, or to stop by for a few activities.

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