Highline Trail, Glacier National Park

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#3 of 13 in Trails in Glacier National Park
Offering dramatic views over the surrounding alpine landscape, Highline Trail is one of the most adventurous hikes in Glacier National Park. The scenic trail stretches for 12 km (7.6 mi), passing through rocky sections and areas of dense vegetation, but mostly following a narrow mountain ledge. The most exhilarating part of the hike is where the rocky trail snakes against a vertical rock wall on one side, opening up to steep drop-offs on the opposite side. Keep an eye open for mountain goats and bighorn sheep along the way. Put Highline Trail and other Glacier National Park attractions into our Glacier National Park road trip planning website , and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • If you’re looking for panoramic views then this is the hike for you. Within the first mile you are hit with panoramic views that follow you through the whole hike. I started at 6am, to beat the crowd,...  more »
  • So I’ll admit, we only were on a small portion of the trail since it was still closed up till Haystack, but since we did a portion it counts!!!! I can yell you from all my research, this is one of the...  more »
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