Hidden Lake: Hidden Lake Overlook Trail @ Logan Pass Glacier National Park, MT - See 714 traveler reviews, 546 candid photos, and great deals for West Glacier, MT, at Tripadvisor. Hidden Lake Trail map, courtesy of the National Park Service. There is a nice viewing platform to stand on and take in all that is around you. Hidden Lake Overlook Trail Hiking trail in Siyeh Bend, Montana (United States). If you are entering on foot, horse, or bike the fee is $20 per person (Winter: $15). I wish we could have gone down to the lake itself, but it was closed due to bear activity. Please exercise caution and visit the park website before attempting this hike: https://www.nps.gov/glac/index.htm After 1.4 miles, Hidden Lake becomes visible down below at overlook with an interpretive sign. When clear of snow - this trail should be easy for folks of any skill level. Excellent view of a beautiful lake. Mountain Goats love to hang out at the Hidden Lake Overlook. Parking at Logan Pass is difficult and patience is required. Probably my favorite lake in Glacier after Bowman Lake. No elevation for the most part. Very nice trail, mostly boardwalked. The trail does continue just over a mile past the overlook and interpretive sign, but it is very steep down to the lake. The hike up provides some amazing views, especially if you can get there around sunrise. A substantial amount of boardwalk over the fragile meadow, but many, many steps. NOT an easy trail at all unless you're in great shape, unlike myself. There is one corner that has a steep drop off, and coming down I was grateful to have my trecking poles since it was extremely slick. A must do. Hidden Lake: Hidden Lake Overlook Trail is a "must-do"! Excellent view of a beautiful lake. Very rewarding views, and if you make it up the initial incline, you must make it to the lake overview. Today we finally drove the Going-to-the-Sun-Road to Logan Pass Visitor Center and hiked the most popular trail in the park - the Hidden Lake Overlook Trail. My 2 year old hiked half the trail. I would not recommend hiking in sneakers if there is snow on the ground. There is one corner that has a steep drop off, and coming down I was grateful to have my trecking poles since it was extremely slick. Trail starts at the back of the VC, veer right to the Hidden Lake Nature Trail TH. Soon Hidden Lake Sperry Glacier basin come into view. When clear of snow - this trail should be easy for folks of any skill level. It had snowed just a few days before so it was snowy, icy, and sludgy at times. - See 688 traveler reviews, 498 candid photos, and great deals for West Glacier, MT, at Tripadvisor. I recommend getting an early start for Logan Pass otherwise parking is an issue. Minimal shade. It located frnt and center standing at 8,684 feet tall! We saw grizzly bear From here, there is also a great view into Sperry Glacier basin. Easily one of my favorite trails ever. While the hike to the shore can easily be done as a dayhike, choosing that option adds 2.4 miles to the hike’s round-trip distance, and you will have to clamber back up to this overlook to get back to the trailhead. The trail starts at the Logan Pass Visitor Center, which is right in the middle of Going-To-The-Sun Road. If you're afraid of heights or carrying children, you must be sure-footed as a mountain goat here. This is one of the most gorgeous 1.5 miles you will ever hike! Amazing views of open grasslands and mountains throughout the trail. HIKING TO THE HIDDEN LAKE OVERLOOK. Breathtaking view. - See 706 traveler reviews, 530 candid photos, and great deals for West Glacier, MT, at Tripadvisor. Easy hike with a great view of Hidden Lake. This is one of the best places to encounter mountain goats. Hiking boots strongly recommended as the non boardwalked parts are very rocky. This trail is more commonly referred to as the Hidden Lake Nature Trail. For a hike that's under three miles roundtrip, this one packs a punch! Hidden Lake Overlook Trail The Hidden Lake Overlook Trail starts right behind the Logan Pass Visitor Center located along the Going To The Sun Road in Glacier National Park. Nature is sooooooo beautiful! Most visitors head back from this overlook, but the trail does continue downward for an additional 1.2 miles to the north side of Hidden Lake. Hidden Lake is a 5.3 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail that features a lake and is rated as moderate. Le sentier longe un lac et sa difficulté est évaluée comme modérée. It is heavily trafficked. Not particularly challenging but the views at the summit are spectacular. Most visitors head back from this overlook, but the trail does continue downward for an additional 1.2 miles to the north side of Hidden Lake. Saw mountain goats up close on the climb. 1.5 mile trail to Hidden Lake Overlook with good chance of mountain goat sightings and views of the mountains surrounding Logan Pass visitor center. Hidden Lake Overlook Trail Wandern Trail in Siyeh Bend, Montana (United States). The end of the trail offers stunning views of the lake. The only two negatives were the parking - we reached Logan Pass around 7:30am and the parking lot was 75% full and filling quickly. Favorite hike by far. My 4 year old easily hiked it. Hidden Lake Overlook ist ein 4.7 Kilometer langer, stark besuchter Hin- und Rückweg in der Nähe von Siyeh Bend, Montana. We’ve hiked this in everything from snow shoes (in June) to toe shoes (in August) depending on the month. This hike traverses through alpine meadows known as the Hanging Gardens. A must do at Glacier National Park The hike from the Logan Pass visitor center to the Hidden Lake overlook is quite interesting. Please exercise caution and visit the park website before attempting this hike: https://www.nps.gov/glac/index.htm I recommend getting an early start for Logan Pass otherwise parking is an issue. Saw mountain goats up close on the climb. Still a 5 star experience, just be prepared for the crowds. Take in epic views along the entire hike, ending at a beautiful overlook of Hidden Lake with Bearhat Mountain towering behind it. From here, there is also a great view into Sperry Glacier basin. Nice quick hike. Also - tons of human traffic on the trail. You can also purchase a park specific annual pass for $70. Some elevation gain, 360 degree mountain views, chance of wildlife, a waterfall, and the pay off at the end - Hidden Lake - is absolutely incredible. Probably my favorite lake in Glacier after Bowman Lake. Very nice trail, mostly boardwalked. If you're afraid of heights or carrying children, you must be sure-footed as a mountain goat here. Apparently a bear is in the area so bring spray! If you are entering on foot, horse, or bike the fee is $20 per person (Winter: $15). It has some gorgeous views of Hidden Lake as well as several mountains behind it including Bearhat Mountain. The trail is primarily used for hiking and is best used from June until October. There was one part that was VERY precarious and vertigo inducing, when you pass some falls and go around a bend on a very slim partially snowcovered path with no railing whatsoever. Once on the back side of the visitor center, after climbing the stairway, stay towards the right and look for the Hanging Gardens Trailhead. The hike up provides some amazing views, especially if you can get there around sunrise. ♡ Parking Fee: N/A, but there is a fee to enter the park. The kids enjoyed all the small streams on the way up. The end of the trail offers stunning views of the lake. There was one part that was VERY precarious and vertigo inducing, when you pass some falls and go around a bend on a very slim partially snowcovered path with no railing whatsoever. Hidden Lake is dominated by Bearhat Mountain rising directly above. The hidden lake trail from the summit is closed due to bears. The trail was closed at the overlook due to recent bear sightings, so we weren't able to continue to the lake (Oct3). We saw grizzly bear Hidden Lake Overlook Trail We found the scenery! I spent about 3 hours roundtrip, mostly keeping pace with the seniors and knee surgery patients. The hike begins in cool forests, quickly propels the hiker into vast, open meadows filled with wildflowers, then rocky slopes and heather, before ending at a steep rocky pinnacle with a historic fire lookout perched on top. This trail provides amazing views of open grasslands and mountains throughout the way. We waited 30 minutes to find a spot. But this trail gives you some of everything in a short distance. Nice hike that was shortened due to the second half of the trail being closed because of bear activity (hiked on 9/28). NOT an easy trail at all unless you're in great shape, unlike myself. This trail provides amazing views of open grasslands and mountains throughout the way. Boardwalk all the way but steep to begin with! The Hidden Lake trail is one of the crown jewels of hiking in Washington State. This is a great spot for sunsets and you'll have a good chance of seeing mountain goats along the hike. But this trail gives you some of everything in a short distance. Er führt entlang eines Sees, durch schönen Wald und es gibt schöne Wildblumen und oftmals Wildtiere zu sehen. The trail to Hidden Lake Overlook begins from the west side of the Logan Pass Visitor Center. The upslopes are a bit hard and the downslopes, not recommended for people with bad feet or knees. Highly trafficked. Breathtaking view. To reach the pass, drive scenic Going-to-the-Sun Road: 32 miles from the West entrance of the park (the most spectacular portion of the road, in my opinion) or 18 miles from St. Mary entrance on the East side. Views were awesome. Minimal shade. After 1.4 miles, Hidden Lake becomes visible down below at overlook with an interpretive sign. The rangers will let you know about recent bear activity as well as how much snow cover is on the trail. If you're afraid of heights or carrying children, you must be sure-footed as a mountain goat here! The climb to the overlook was about 400 ft. in 1 1/2 miles. There is one part that is very precarious and vertigo inducing. Length 2.9 miElevation gain 567 ftRoute type Out & back My 4 year old easily hiked it. Easy hike with a great view of Hidden Lake. Also - tons of human traffic on the trail. The trail for Hidden Lake Overlook starts near the visitor center at Logan’s Pass in Glacier National Park. - See 714 traveler reviews, 546 candid photos, and great deals for West Glacier, MT, at Tripadvisor. You'll see stunning cliffs and mountains, cristal clear streams, Hidden Lake from the over-look spot, and wildlife! Caught off guard by the snow but came prepared. This is a short hike, (3 miles round trip), and is not that steep. Winter rates are in place 11/1-4/30. When we went in July they had just opened the trail so there was a good amount of snow making it more difficult for some than you’d typically expect. The trail climbs for 1 mile (1.6 km) through the forest before crossing Sibley Creek and entering the creek basin. To the right you can see Mount Cannon in the distance, while to your left the Dragons Tail leads from Mount Reynolds and connects with Bearhat Mountain. We saw Marmots, Mountain Goats, Rams, some type of wolf and while we didn’t hike down to the lake we had heard from people coming back that there was bear activity as well. Absolutely beautiful trail and a must see if you’re visiting Glacier. I would certainly recommend it. Very easy we took out time stopping for pictures it was a great little trip. Near Red Rock Point, Montana. Escape most of the crowd by extending the hike to Hidden Lake (6,975-ft.). Not too difficult but a little bit of a challenge for an old guy. Gorgeous! But somewhere in between the summer sunshine and the first (several) feet of snow, there’s a blissful time period perfect for checking out all the fall foliage in Glacier. If you're afraid of heights or carrying children, you must be sure-footed as a mountain goat here! You can also purchase a park specific annual pass for $70. Download its GPS track and follow the itinerary on a map. Nice quick hike. The trail to the Hidden Lake Overlook begins behind the Visitor Center (west side) at Logan Pass (see driving directions below). Winter rates are in place 11/1-4/30. Still a 5 star experience, just be prepared for the crowds. Hier kann hervorragend gewandert werden. Boardwalk all the way but steep to begin with! Nature is sooooooo beautiful! Hidden Lake Overlook is a 2.9 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Siyeh Bend, Montana that features a lake and is rated as moderate. Note: Parts or all of this trail can be closed due to grizzly bear activity during the summer months. ♡ Hidden Lake (Overlook) July 2, 2017 Colorado Couple . Highly trafficked. I would certainly recommend it. It was slow going for a ff like me, but still very doable. Avalanche Lake via the Trail of the Cedars, Highline Trail: Logan Pass to Granite Park Chalet, Grinnell Lake and Lake Josephine via Piegan Pass Trail [GESCHLOSSEN], Highline and Swiftcurrent Pass Trail [GESCHLOSSEN], Jackson Glacier Overlook to Sperry Campground, 2020 AllTrails, LLC Alle Rechte vorbehalten. When we went in July they had just opened the trail so there was a good amount of snow making it more difficult for some than you’d typically expect. We got there around 7:30am and there were spots left, but not many. No elevation for the most part. Start on the board walked trail, then continue the dirt trail to Hidden Pass. We got there around 7:30am and there were spots left, but not many. No other trail offers so much as Hidden Lake Lookout: forest, wildflowers, a true alpine environment of stark granite well above treeline, breathtaking summit views of the heart of North Cascades National Park, and a fire lookout with a sweeping history almost as big as the mountainous landscape it gazes over. I spent about 3 hours roundtrip, mostly keeping pace with the seniors and knee surgery patients. The hidden lake trail from the summit is closed due to bears. I actually wish it was all dirt instead of those steps, easier for the legs. Easy paths and not too steep. The hike to the Hidden Lake Overlook in Glacier National Park begins from the west side of the Logan Pass Visitor Center. Hiking boots strongly recommended as some sections are very rocky. The trail does continue down to the shore of Hidden Lake, but the day I was there, the trail was closed beyond Hidden Lake Overlook due to grizzly bear activity. Beyond the overlook the trail loses almost 800-ft. as it descends on moderately-steep to steep grades to the lake in 1.25 miles. Favorite hike by far. The trail is primarily used for hiking and is best used from June until October. The upslopes are a bit hard and the downslopes, not recommended for people with bad feet or knees. Very rewarding views, and if you make it up the initial incline, you must make it to the lake overview. Hidden Lake Overlook is a 2.9 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Siyeh Bend, Montana that features a lake and is rated as moderate. Aufgrund der Steigung und Distanz ist die Strecke als moderat einzustufen. Get there early to avoid issues. Parking is insane even in off season. Parking at Logan Pass is difficult and patience is required. Amazing views of open grasslands and mountains throughout the trail. Overall a nice trail with a beautiful view of the lake. The hike is one of the most popular outings in Glacier National Park so don’t expect solitude. Er führt entlang eines Sees, durch schönen Wald und es gibt schöne Wildblumen und oftmals Wildtiere zu sehen. It's 2.4km's/1.5 miles one way with an approximate elevation gain of 152 meters/500 feet. Glacier National Park charges a fee to enter. Nice hike that was shortened due to the second half of the trail being closed because of bear activity (hiked on 9/28). One of my alltime favorites. It is heavily trafficked. The Hidden Lake Trail at Logan Pass in Glacier National Park is closed for bear activity. Kid friendly. We saw Marmots, Mountain Goats, Rams, some type of wolf and while we didn’t hike down to the lake we had heard from people coming back that there was bear activity as well. A shorter, out-and-back run from the Logan Pass Visitor Center to the Hidden Lake Overlook. Not particularly challenging but the views at the summit are spectacular. Nice trail but heavily trafficked. I wish we could have gone down to the lake itself, but it was closed due to bear activity. Easily one of my favorite trails ever. We decided to take the Hidden lake Overlook trail, from the Logan Pass trail head. My 2 year old hiked half the trail. Glad we dressed warmly, extremely windy. Aufgrund der Steigung und Distanz ist die Strecke als moderat einzustufen. The Garden Wall, a high ridge punctuated with distinctive peaks, fills the skyline to the north of Logan Pass. Hier kann hervorragend gewandert werden. The end of the trail offers stunning views of the lake. The end of the trail offers stunning views of the lake. Expect a lot of sun and wind at this high elevation. Apparently a bear is in the area so bring spray! It's one of two popular trails starting in this area, the other being the Garden Wall Trail. The trail continues past the overlook and descends all the way to Hidden Lake’s shore. When you first arrive at Logan Pass, it’s best to head into the Logan Pass Visitor Center and find out any of the latest information on the hike. The Hidden Lake Trail is located on top of the continental divide, and it starts at the Logan Pass Visitor Center on the Going to-the-Sun Road. I would not recommend hiking in sneakers if there is snow on the ground. Visibility was poor due to smoke (we did this hike in mid September), and the lower lake trail was closed due to bear activity, though on a clearer day (clear of smoke and bears) would imagine this hike would be pretty great. It had snowed just a few days before so it was snowy, icy, and sludgy at times. Views were awesome. Fall can be a bit volatile in Montana, especially at Glacier National Park. 1.5 mile trail to Hidden Lake Overlook with good chance of mountain goat sightings and views of the mountains surrounding Logan Pass visitor center. It was slow going for a ff like me, but still very doable. We went about 4 miles and climbed 500 ft. (80 floors on the Fitbit). Nice trail but heavily trafficked. The kids enjoyed all the small streams on the way up. From the Visitor Center the paved trail heads west on easy grades through alpine meadows. Though the path is easy to walk, that doesn't diminish the spectualr views that are experienced along it's route! Le sentier est principalement utilisé pour la randonnée et sa meilleure utilisation est de juin à octobre. Glacier National Park charges a fee to enter. Hidden Lake Overlook Trail is located at Logan Pass. Not too difficult but a little bit of a challenge for an old guy. Caught off guard by the snow but came prepared. The Hidden Lake overlook is just a few minutes past this point and it does not disappoint. Hiking boots strongly recommended as some sections are very rocky. Overall a nice trail with a beautiful view of the lake. A must do. Parking is insane even in off season. Glad we dressed warmly, extremely windy. Very easy we took out time stopping for pictures it was a great little trip. Hidden Lake Overlook In Montana Is The Perfect Spot For Stunning Fall Views. Gorgeous! Hidden Lake: Hidden Lake Overlook Trail is a "must-do"! Fees are $35 per vehicle (Winter: $25) or $30 per motorcycle (Winter: $20). Get there early to avoid issues. The view at the end is worth the uphill climb. Hidden Lake Overlook ist ein 2.9 Meilen langer, stark besuchter Hin- und Rückweg in der Nähe von Siyeh Bend, Montana. Here the trail switchbacks moderately through avalanche and flower meadows thick with cow parsnip, false hellebore, fireweed, and many other wildflowers in season. Easy paths and not too steep. Note: Parts or all of this trail can be closed due to grizzly bear activity during the summer months. It was awesome. One of my alltime favorites. Some elevation gain, 360 degree mountain views, chance of wildlife, a waterfall, and the pay off at the end - Hidden Lake - is absolutely incredible. Die Route ist am besten von Juni bis Oktober zugänglich. There was an obscene amount of rope and signage indicating the trail closure, and a photographer at the overlook told me that the rangers in Glacier don’t mess around. There is one part that is very precarious and vertigo inducing. Kid friendly. The view at the end is worth the uphill climb. Lade den GPS-Track herunter und folge der Route auf einer Karte. The trail is only 2.7 miles round trip, and the elevation gain is 540 feet, making it one of the easier hikes in the park. Hiking boots strongly recommended as the non boardwalked parts are very rocky. I actually wish it was all dirt instead of those steps, easier for the legs. Fees are $35 per vehicle (Winter: $25) or $30 per motorcycle (Winter: $20). The trail was closed at the overlook due to recent bear sightings, so we weren't able to continue to the lake (Oct3). The only two negatives were the parking - we reached Logan Pass around 7:30am and the parking lot was 75% full and filling quickly. Visibility was poor due to smoke (we did this hike in mid September), and the lower lake trail was closed due to bear activity, though on a clearer day (clear of smoke and bears) would imagine this hike would be pretty great. Avalanche Lake via the Trail of the Cedars, Highline Trail: Logan Pass to Granite Park Chalet, Grinnell Lake and Lake Josephine via Piegan Pass Trail [CLOSED], Highline and Swiftcurrent Pass Trail [CLOSED], Jackson Glacier Overlook to Sperry Campground. Hidden Lake: Hidden Lake Overlook Trail is well worth the hike! Hidden Lake Overlook est un sentier aller-retour de 2.9 miles très fréquenté situé près de Siyeh Bend, Montana. It was awesome. Absolutely beautiful trail and a must see if you’re visiting Glacier. 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