Logan Pass, Glacier National Park

4.7
#1 of 75 in Nature in Montana
Cutting through the Rocky Mountains inside Glacier National Park Logan Pass sits along the Continental Divide at an elevation of 2,026 m (6,646 ft). The pass, the highest point in the park accessible by car, is home to grizzly bears, mountain goats, and bighorn sheep as well as wildflowers, glacier lilies, and alpine plants. Two popular hiking trails connect at the pass, so you can continue your ascent on foot if you like. Check at the visitor center at the top of the pass for information on hiking trails and possible wildlife activity. Bring snacks, as there is nowhere to buy food. Be prepared for heavy crowds during the peak summer season; you can board a free shuttle bus to avoid trying to find a parking spot at the top. Plan to visit Logan Pass and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Glacier National Park attractions using our Glacier National Park trip builder app .
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  • The park is much busier than I remember it as a child, but Logan Pass is not to be missed! We hiked part way to Hidden Lake, (there were limitations due to grizzly sightings), and saw mountain goats a...  more »
  • This is one of the most popular locations in the park that everyone wants to visit, which is understandable since the scenery is breath-taking. It's located near the middle of Going to the Sun Road, a...  more »
  • As most other reviewers have noted, if you are not part of a tour, you must arrive early to have the opportunity to enjoy Logan Pass. Before coming to Glacier, start following their Twitter account as...  more »
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  • You may wait upwards of an hour or more just to park, and its a bit of a bloodbath. Plan on this and you may bet lucky, but at least you won't annoyed and disappointed. You could consider driving to a shuttle stop elsewhere on the Going to the Sun Road and taking the shuttle the rest of the way. Logan Pass has a beautiful view of much of the park and thanks to the limited parking, it never gets mind-bogglingly crowded. Take the short hike to the Lake viewpoint and you will probably view some mountain goats, though we didn't. It's worth the hike all the way to the lake to allow the crowd to fall behind or disperse a bit and get some peace.
  • Great place, amazing views. Only reason it doesn't get 5/5 is because of parking. For such a great destination I'd expect a bit more parking room. Many trails to hike and explore...Truly beautiful experience.
  • One of the most beautiful places in the United States, it's breath taking experience!
  • It was pretty Smoky when I visited but still definitely worth the trip! Going-to-the-Sun Road is absolutely gorgeous. Breathtaking scenery beautifully engineered Road and lots of fun to drive. Once you get to Logan pass there is a large parking lot usually kind of fool good bathrooms drinking fountains and lots of beautiful hiking trails. Head up early in the morning if you want to see wildlife. The ground squirrels and other small Wildlife are very friendly due to visitors feeding them. Take the hike to Hidden Lake Lookout they will come right up to your hand.
  • Beautiful drive and location. Mountains on all sides. Nice snow covered hiking definitely recommended. Just have good boots and a firm footing.

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