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Address: Glacier National Park, MT
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A scenic lake.

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Rhapsodies of praise.

I join in all the other rhapsodies of praise. We were at Swiftcurrent Lake for only an hour but could not take our eyes from it. Crystalline, still water, without people... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
mrsagf
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washington dc
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washington dc
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I join in all the other rhapsodies of praise. We were at Swiftcurrent Lake for only an hour but could not take our eyes from it. Crystalline, still water, without people activities ruining the tranquility. Majestic mountains and glaciers. Timeless. The president of the Great Northern Railway, who made the decision to lay track through here and build a jigsaw... More 

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Sioux City, Iowa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We almost didn't visit this area of the park but so many people we talked to said we had to go so we did. The whole park is amazing but I don't have the words to describe this area. The lodge setting on the lake adds to the beauty of the area and of course the surrounding mountains with this... More 

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Denmark
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017

We only spent one hour at the lake, but it was absolutely beautiful! It must be the perfect spot for a honeymoon. The nature is unbelievable pretty and you feel so close to nature. We almost ran into a black bear with our car, so yes nature is close. We would recommend going in the morning so the sun is... More 

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Berthoud
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

What a gorgeous place! Start with the lodge and just explore the area. If you came prepared, the boat ramp is across the lake to the west. There is so much to see here, but the lake steals the show! We took the kayaks out and the views are just amazing. The lake is not huge, but big enough and... More 

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Miami, Florida, USA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the Many Glaciers hotel and took walks around the lake plus a tour in their tour boat. There are many oppotunities to take picyures and see wildlife all around the lake

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Boerne, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

My husband and I took the long boat tour which went around and across Swiftcurrent. We then walked across about 1/4 mi to Lake Josephine. The boat tour continued across that lake and then we hiked about 2 miles to Grinnell Lake which is fed by Grinnell Glacier. It was well worth the tour and the hike.

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varysburg
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Nice boat ride and great hiking trails. The color was amazing. Easy to do. Can get the boat from Many Glacier hotel and it includes another lake.

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USA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

Trailhead starts at Swiftcurrent Motor inn parking lot. It is easy walking with not much gradient. It's Bear Country & better carry the spray. Lake is very nice & enjoyed the serenity.

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Thank ShivUSA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

The color of this lake is amazing! We hiked Fishercap Lake/Redrock Falls trail which was amazing. Great day!

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

We celebrated St. Valentine’s with my girlfriend in this beautiful lake in February this year. We stayed for 3 nights at the Many Glacier Hotel and it was fantastic. The view over the Swiftcurrent Lake is stunning especially at dusk. There’s something magical about this place. You may rent canoes and kayaks from the dock.

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