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