Weekend Camping Guide to Glacier National Park
Camp at Fish Creek Campground right on Lake McDonald for easy access to the park
Make you camping reservation early on recreation.gov!
Day 1: Drive about 25 miles north to the Polebridge Mercantile to grab a huckleberry dessert
Near Polebridge, drive to Bowman Lake. Relax near the shores or hike all the way around if you’re feeling adventurous!
Day 2: Get an early start to hike the famous Highline Trail starting at Logan Pass
Be careful as you cross the infamous Garden Wall and use the cables if you need!
Hike the Grinell Glacier overlook for incredible views
Highline is 11.8 miles with an additional 2 miles added for the overlook
Drive back to your camp and enjoy an evening at Lake McDonald. There’s plenty of hiking to do along the lake if you still have energy!
Or simply enjoy a cold soak in the crystal clear water!
Make sure to stay for an epic sunset on the lake
Day 3: Finish the drive along Going to the Sun Road
Park at Logan Pass and take an easy hike up to the Hidden Lake view point.
There’s so much wildlife to see including mountain goats, grizzlies, black bears and moose!
2.6 miles RT to the overlook and 5.2 miles RT to reach the bottom of the lake
There are so many spots to stop, but make sure you don’t miss the picture at Goose Island
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