McDonald Creek, Glacier National Park

Accessible by path that winds its way through a pine forest, McDonald Creek serves as the perfect landmark around which to base a series of short hikes. Make sure you wear sturdy footwear and bring plenty of food and water with you, as you won't find any shops nearby. Use our Glacier National Park trip planner to add McDonald Creek and other attractions to your Glacier National Park vacation plans.
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  • This is a spectacular creek. The colors are beautiful. Lots of spots to check it out, but parking does get congested.  more »
  • On a previous trip, we tried a hike, but this time we just stopped to see the Sacred Dancing Cascades and McDonald Falls – gorgeous! Two parking areas with limited spaces are along the road. These are...  more »
  • Was a great stop. we stopped at a point where there was a large area of rocks to climb on ( Huge rocks) and a calm pool of water to swim in ( FREEZING). was a great stop.  more »
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