Fox Glacier Hiking Trails, Fox Glacier

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Offering visitors a chance to combine sightseeing with exercise, Fox Glacier Hiking Trails include a mix of routes that range from relatively easy to extremely tough. Though some visitors pay for guided walks on the glacial ice, you can also choose from several free trails traversing this area and offering outstanding viewpoints. One of the shortest and easiest walks suited to most hikers follows a valley formed by the retreating glacier eons ago. Do note, however, that possible falling rocks and rough terrain make this a hazardous environment. Check the trail and weather conditions before you set off, wear warm and weatherproof clothing, and carry enough drinking water for everyone in your party. See Fox Glacier Hiking Trails and all Fox Glacier has to offer by arranging your trip with our Fox Glacier online trip itinerary maker .
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  • There is ample parking and adequate toilet facilities at the trail head. The trails are excellent and well marked. I wouldn't call the trail wheelchair accessible unless there is some sort of off-road...  more »
  • You can get closer to this glacier than Franz Joseph. Much of the glacier is covered in dirt so look closely for the head of the glacier. It's a fairly easy hike up and it is pretty. A blue sky helps ...  more »
  • The hike up to the lookout to see Fox Glacier was maybe the best hike I've ever taken in my life. Part of the allure was that it was pouring rain and since the hike is through the valley cut by the gl...  more »

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