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Iceberg Lake

Glacier National Park, MT
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Lovely hike to an iceberg studded cold lake

This hike is very popular especially during high season. Start early around 8:30 am to beat the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Lethbridge, Canada
Great Hike and Amazing Payoff

This was the highlight of our trip to Glacier National Park, and that's saying a lot. We went in... read more

Reviewed 3 February 2017
Logan M
Saint Louis, Missouri
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This spectacular lake, bordered on three sides by mountains and located 1,000 feet above the trailhead, has patches of ice even in the warmest months.
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“bear spray” (6 reviews)
Glacier National Park, MT
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hike is very popular especially during high season. Start early around 8:30 am to beat the crowds. Dress for unpredictable mountain weather and bring food and water. Early in the season, the upper parts of the trail are snow covered so use caution.

1  Thank JJawandering
Reviewed 3 February 2017

This was the highlight of our trip to Glacier National Park, and that's saying a lot. We went in mid-July, so the weather was perfect. The very beginning of the hike was slightly challenging, but the rest was very enjoyable, with plenty of incredible views...More

2  Thank Logan M
Reviewed 27 September 2016

There were no icebergs in the lake in late September, but the hike was gorgeous with the fall colors and expansive vistas. There are some shady areas and some exposed areas. Well worth half a day to hike this one.

Thank Laurie3cats
Reviewed 26 September 2016

This is a moderate hike with beautiful views and foliage. Iceberg Lake is a lovely endpoint for lunch along the shore, but be careful as the squirrels may approach your open lunch bag ! One of the nicest hikes in Glacier and worth the effort...More

Thank alkastravels
Reviewed 11 August 2016

You will see it all on this hike--flora, fauna...and probably a Grizzly. Take your spray. But, at the end of the hike you will see a sight unmatched in the US. Chunks of glacial ice afloat in a sapphire lake. Absolutely spectacular. A lifetime memory...More

2  Thank WindsOfWildwood
Reviewed 10 August 2016

The hike was beautiful in and of itself but then to end up at suck a beautiful place is worth the work to get there. The winds can be pretty rough at the top but we had a snack and one of us even had...More

Thank Heaven L
Reviewed 7 August 2016

I went on a ranger guided hike to Iceberg Lake and it was great! The trail had everything to offer from spectacular views to nature stops to great company. And of course the destination will not disappoint! You could stay there forever until you realize...More

1  Thank Noella B
Reviewed 22 July 2016

Ack! I thought we'd never get there but amazingly, we did. What an incredible place to see. After years of the trail being closed for various reasons, i.e., a mountain lion and bear were fighting over a mountain goat carcass one year so the Rangers...More

Thank meorff
Reviewed 21 July 2016

What a freat day hike. Long though. Over 11 miles round trip but not technical and the elevation change is nice and gradual. Bring bear spray as this is definitely bear country! The lake is a huge payoff as you can't see it until the...More

1  Thank RonnieLane
Reviewed 7 July 2016

The startlingly blue waters and icebergs are well worth the hike. Though the hike itself is just as memorable (if not more so).

Thank fotoamazonas
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