Swiftcurrent Falls, Glacier National Park

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Enjoy a scenic boat ride on Swiftcurrent Falls or make use of picnic spots and well-maintained nature trails that ring its shoreline. Surrounded by towering mountain peaks, this picturesque glacial lake lies at 1,487 m (4,878 ft) above sea level. The hotel on the east shore provides spectacular views, and serves as a nucleus for many hiking trails that head up into the mountains. If you cast a fishing rod from the lakeshore, you can hope to catch a decent-sized brook trout. Arrange to visit Swiftcurrent Falls and other attractions in Glacier National Park using our Glacier National Park travel itinerary planner.
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  • We didn’t end up completing this trail, it’s long and not so easy. There are some very pretty sights though!  more »
  • This was our favorite hike on the eastside of glacier. The trail is very level and an easy hike. Stop at each lake and look for moose. We saw a very large bull moose at red rock lake. Another.....  more »
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