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McDonald Creek, Glacier National Park

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#15 of 24 in Nature in Glacier National Park
Water Body · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
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Accessible by path that winds its way through a pine forest, McDonald Creek serves as the perfect landmark around which to base a series of short hikes. Make sure you wear sturdy footwear and bring plenty of food and water with you, as you won't find any shops nearby. Use our Glacier National Park trip planner to add McDonald Creek and other attractions to your Glacier National Park vacation plans.
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  • Great stop along GTSR. There is a viewing platform off of the parking lot. Lovely cascading water flowing Into a beautiful creek. 
    Great stop along GTSR. There is a viewing platform off of the parking lot. Lovely cascading water flowing Into a beautiful creek.  more »
  • We live here near the Park. On a nice afternoon I like to go sit by the creek at quiet spots. Good to jump in when hot, which is rare. Ahhh, rough life. 
    We live here near the Park. On a nice afternoon I like to go sit by the creek at quiet spots. Good to jump in when hot, which is rare. Ahhh, rough life.  more »
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  • McDonald Creek is a very pretty creek running through Glacier National Park. It flows over Sacred Cascade and McDonald Falls. The smooth rock formations which flows over are magical and soothing. The mountain views peeking over the golden tamaracks in October are glorious. Deer are roaming in the area as well.
  • Great hike by McDonald Creek! Add this to you Glacier bucket list. It’s easy and gorgeous views.

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