Grinnell Glacier, Glacier National Park

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A challenging hike will allow you to see Grinnell Glacier, probably the most famous and certainly the most photographed glacier within the park. You'll be able to see the glacier best if you take the trailhead that is just over 5 mi (8 km) long, with 1,600 ft (480 m) of elevation gain. Most of the hike will take place along watery areas, where mosquitos thrive in warm weather. Dress appropriately and be sure to bring plenty of bug repellent. Plan to visit Grinnell Glacier during your Glacier National Park vacation using our convenient Glacier National Park route maker tool.
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  • Staying at Swiftcurrent made access to great hiking trails very easy. The trail to Grinnell Glacier was spectacular, even though we couldn't get past Grinnell Lake to Grinnell Glacier due to a heavy....  more »
  • I hiked to Grinnell Glacier in July 2019 and have thought about it literally every day since. It is truly that amazing. I have a healthy fear of heights, so I was apprehensive about this hike but at.....  more »
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  • A stunning glacier on the northeast side of the Garden Wall with an intensely turquoise tarn.
  • charming place

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