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Lake McDonald is located in Glacier National Park. Before you head to Glacier National Park, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Glacier National Park online trip itinerary maker, to make sure you see all that Glacier National Park has to offer, including Lake McDonald.
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Lake McDonald reviews
Lake McDonald in the Late Fall is worth seeing even when the Sun Road is closed. The skies are clear of smoke and there is a light dusting of snow on the mountain tops.
Lake McDonald in the Late Fall is worth seeing even when the Sun Road is closed. The skies are clear of smoke and there is a light dusting of snow on the mountain tops. more »
We drove by this lake numerous times while visiting the park. Exceptionally beautiful. As an amateur photographer, I appreciated the changes given the light and time of day.
We drove by this lake numerous times while visiting the park. Exceptionally beautiful. As an amateur photographer, I appreciated the changes given the light and time of day. more »
Beautiful scenery. We went here first week of June so the mountains still had snow. The reflection of the mountains on the lake were breathtaking. Make sure to rent a boat to enjoy the views!
Gorgeous views, clear blue water, and some of the freshest air you’ll breathe. We rented kayaks and spent a few hours paddling the shores on a relatively windy day. It was worth it, but in retrospect probably would’ve rented on a different lake or stream in the park. Ended up stopping along the southern shore and swimming, which was great. Cold, but great. The views of the lake driving up GTS road are phenomenal as well. Overall, worth checking out from the Apgar area. Consider a kayak or boat rental, but be prepared for some wind. And definitely get out for a swim, weather permitting.
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