Glacier National Park Information

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Hiking in North Glacier

Trails in North Glacier typically begin in low ridges and wind into high country through deep, forested valleys.  Like South Glacier, this is a more remote area, with intense, backcountry hikes.

 

North Glacier Hikes


Trail Name Trailhead Distance (Return) Time (Return) Elevation Gain
Akokala Lake Take Glacier route 7 north to junction with Bowman Lake Rd. Take Bowman Lake Rd to Bowman campground. Trail departs north side of campground 11.6 miles (19 km) 4 to 6 hours 1,105’
Boulder Pass Drive north on Glacier Route 7 to the north side of Kintla Campground. 60.2 miles (96.8 km) 4 to 6 days 3,470'
Bowman Lake- Brown Pass Take Glacier route 7 north to junction with Bowman Lake Rd. Take Bowman Lake Rd to Bowman campground. Trail departs northeast corner of campground 17.6 miles (44 km) 1 to 2 days 2,220’
Logging Lake Trailhead at Logging Creek Campground, 290 miles north of Camas Rd. junction 8.8 miles (14 km) 4 to 5 hours 477’
Numa Ridge Lookout Take Glacier route 7 north to junction with Bowman Lake Rd. Take Bowman Lake Rd to Bowman campground. Trail departs north side of campground 11.2 miles (18 km) 5 to 6 hours 2,930’
Quartz lakes Loop Take Glacier route 7 north to junction with Bowman Lake Rd. Take Bowman Lake Rd to Bowman campground. Trail departs southeast corner of campground 12.8 miles (20.5 km) 5 to 6 hours 1,470’
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