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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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  • 4 of us (mid 20's) made the hike from the Trail of the Cedars to Avalanche Lake. It was only 2 miles there and 2 miles back, but for those of us that we out of shape, it seemed much longer. Luckily we...  more »
  • Not to long of a hike with beautiful creek and mountain views on the way. Be very alert for bears, and try to avoid hiking alone. The lake is beautiful but is fed from snow so is very cold. 
  • This hike has everything -- it's long and challenging enough to get a good work out -- easy enough that most children will not give up -- waterfalls on the way up -- and a breathtaking view at the end...  more »