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Avalanche Lake, Glacier National Park

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Avalanche Lake is located in Glacier National Park, in the U. S. state of Montana. Avalanche Lake is southwest of Bearhat Mountain and receives meltwater from Sperry Glacier. Avalanche Lake is a hike from the trailhead along the Trail of the Cedars.
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  • There really are many great hikes in GNP and this is one of them. It is very popular and not too strenuous. The trail is very well maintained and easy to follow. Bring some water to drink. I do recomm...  more »
  • This is the embodiment of nature's majestic beauty. I thoroughly enjoyed my time in Glacier national park, but this hike was probably my favorite part. We did the hike in October in the rain, and it w...  more »
  • Avalanche Lake is gorgeous but the congestion and inadequate parking significantly detract from the experience. For similar distance and scenery, I recommend Lower Grinnell Lake out of Many Glacier. I...  more »