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Highline Trail

Along Garden Wall, Glacier National Park, MT
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Memorable Hike, Even If You Don't Go The Whole Distance

We only hiked about 8 miles total of this trail, and it was beautiful. Although this is the kind of... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2017
itropicbird
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Valley Center, California
Amazing hike!

We visited in July 2017 and it was awesome. On our first trip to Glacier 3 years ago we kept... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2017
CC B
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Dallas, Texas
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A popular hiking trail with phenomenal views.
  • Excellent86%
  • Very good11%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Along Garden Wall, Glacier National Park, MT
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Reviewed 22 October 2017

We only hiked about 8 miles total of this trail, and it was beautiful. Although this is the kind of trail that you want to keep going and going because you want to know what's just around the bend, even taking a relatively short out-and-back...More

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Reviewed 9 October 2017

We visited in July 2017 and it was awesome. On our first trip to Glacier 3 years ago we kept seeing this trail that was high above Going to the Sun Road and wondering how the people got all the way up there. We got...More

Thank CC B
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Unfortunately there was quite a bit of smoke from the fires in Glacier National Park but I had one good day when the winds shifted and was able to hike part of the HIghline Trail. This is a great experience and was able to see...More

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Reviewed 25 September 2017

Set off early to grab a parking place at Logan Pass which can get very busy. Walk was outstanding, even at the start along the Garden Wall which turned out to be not as bad as we imagined as wife does not like heights and...More

1  Thank Andy P
Reviewed 24 September 2017

We arrived at Logan's Pass by 8 a.m. to avoid parking issues. No problem parking, but definitely get there by 8:30 a.m. We loaded up on water and sandwiches (and bear spray) for the 12 mile hike and followed the signs that lead us across...More

Thank julieb8
Reviewed 24 September 2017

The most frustrating thing about the hike was circling around for parking at Logan Pass. We almost gave up, but finally got lucky and found a spot. The Highline Trail is a great experience even if you do not plan to go the entire length....More

Thank Donna B
Reviewed 23 September 2017

You really need good shoes on this one. There's a pretty good stretch up front, couple hundred yards, that's just along the ridge and the shale is slippery. There is a garden hose against the cliffside to hold onto for part of that and the...More

Thank hachaille
Reviewed 20 September 2017

This hike is a must-do at glacier. You start at Logan Pass and head north along the continental divide. You can go a mile or all the way to the chalet, its up to you. Regardless, the views are stunning the whole way.

1  Thank sjohnston12
Reviewed 17 September 2017

This was our first hike in the park and I am glad we did it first because each hike only got better. Instead of doing the whole thing we parked at logan pass and hiked about 4 miles in and then 4 miles out. The...More

1  Thank TracyBean06
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Apart from the awful parking experience known as Logan Pass, this trail has no downsides. You are rewarded with amazing vistas almost from the start and they don't let up. I walked to the haystack and back as my day trip and did it in...More

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Whitney S
12 November 2017|
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Response from BridgetB1973 | Reviewed this property |
We hiked it he first week of August. I’d suggest checking with the rangers for conditions and/or closures
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benheld
13 May 2017|
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Response from GatorGirl428 | Reviewed this property |
Sure would! I'm assuming the baby would be in a carrier/backpack type thing and that would be fine.
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garjlb
22 April 2017|
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Response from MaryEllenM27 | Reviewed this property |
99.9% it will not be open this year. We just had more snow on top last night.
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