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Diverse Trail in Less Visited Area of GNP

Hike up to Dawson pass offers a lot of diversity including a hike along a very big lake, a hike up... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2018
Kevin C
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Center Valley
Felt like the top of the World

This was our second trip to Glacier National Park and we were really excited to hike this trail. In... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2018
NCfamilytravel
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North Carolina
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Reviewed 31 August 2018

Hike up to Dawson pass offers a lot of diversity including a hike along a very big lake, a hike up to an alpine lake, and a hike up to a wind swept saddle. Hike to no name lake is moderate, but doable. Hike up...More

Thank Kevin C
Reviewed 27 August 2018

This was our second trip to Glacier National Park and we were really excited to hike this trail. In researching this hike for our trip, I reached out to a TA contributor on the Glacier forum who was extremely helpful with details of this hike....More

1  Thank NCfamilytravel
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Easy to do in a single day. Don't worry about taking the boat - it only cuts off a flat easy section. We cruised up to Dawson Pass and saw Big Horned Sheep on the way. At the top of Dawson Pass the views are...More

1  Thank HikerTraveler1713
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

Wow. This was a phenomenal day hike. It was long... as other reviewers have said, but it is worth every bit of effort if you are an avid hiker/able-bodied human. My dad is 65, brother is 30 and I am 28. We are all active...More

2  Thank Rs687703
Reviewed 12 July 2018

Did this as a backpacking loop although some hearty hikers do the loop in one day. Either way you do it the views are breathtaking. Points to consider: 1. Do the loop clockwise, starting on the trail next to Two Medicine Lake. This will give...More

Thank Macbe
Reviewed 10 July 2018

This is an all-day hike for very fit and avid hikers. It will test your stamina but reward you in ways I cannot express. Once on the trail, it doesn’t take very long to walk out of the trees, so you will never be hiking...More

4  Thank MaryEllenM27
Reviewed 14 March 2018

This hike started at first light from the Two Medicine Lake campground area, going north around Rising Wolf Mountain. Once past the Dry Fork junction, the trail gradually opened up to panoramic viewing. After stopping at Pitamakan Pass to experience the memorable sights, it was...More

Thank Maxwell_III
Reviewed 17 September 2017

My husband insisted on getting the hard part done first so we headed towards Dawson's pass first. We stopped at twin waterfalls (I would skip this in the future, no need to add the mileage). We also stopped at no name lake. We were there...More

2  Thank melissabubash
Reviewed 12 August 2017

We hiked the Dawson and Pitamakin pass loop in the Two Medicine area in the middle of July. The trails had recently cleared of steep snow fields, it had been hot and clear, and the winds were mild. It was a perfect day to attempt...More

1  Thank Leslie J
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