Swiftcurrent Lake, Glacier National Park

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#6 of 10 in Trails in Glacier National Park
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  • When my wife and I walked on the Swiftcurrent Nature Trail in 2001 we spotted bear markings on trees and heard that it was not the path to tread early or late in the day so we walked it in late mornin...  more »
  • After All These Years, Swiftcurrent Lake, because of its Heavenly Setting, still can bring tears to my eyes. We have been to Many Glacier Valley countless times through the years and in every season e...  more »
  • The hike around the lake is short and flat but very scenic. There are many openings where you can see the lake and surrounding mountains. Keep an eye out for wildlife - we saw a beautiful Snowshoe har...  more »
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  • A beautiful clear blue lake that reflects the distant mountains perfectly - especially at dawn. The Many Glacier hotel is right on the shoreline and looks out over this gem. Many of the hikes leave from this area as well.
  • Beautiful lake. There are a few hikes that you can do around it or a ferry that goes across.
  • Great views at this lake
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