We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Share
Review Highlights
Easy and Pretty

Due to the Going to the sun road being partially closed for the wildfire, this was our first walk... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
SquirrelGirl39
,
Raleigh, North Carolina
Make sure you go all the way to the top of the falls

Going to the Sun Road was closed during summer 2018 due to wildfire we decided to work our way up... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2018
Alan H
,
Rexburg, Idaho
Read all 75 reviews
38
All photos (38)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“medicine lake”(10 reviews)
“easy hike”(11 reviews)
“short hike”(7 reviews)
About
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
-8°
Nov
-2°
-12°
Dec
-3°
-13°
Jan
Contact
Glacier National Park, East Glacier Park, MT
Website
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 21 August 2014

This is a great family hike, with meadows and ponds (might see a Moose with calves if you are lucky), streams and waterfalls, and at the peak a great view of Two Med Lake. The whole hike, with time for lunch and playing around the...More

6  Thank Adamsafe
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 20 July 2015

A nice easy hike to the falls. 3.8 miles round trip. The last 7/10 of mile gains 500 ft of elevation and is just switchbacks. You can just see the falls and not do the .7 miles to the lookout. However, the view is worth...More

2  Thank TravelDonCA
Reviews (75)
Filter reviews
75 results
Traveller rating
43
23
9
0
0
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
43
23
9
0
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviews medicine lake easy hike short hike great hike glacier national park beautiful waterfall camp store hiking poles miles round trip wild flowers meadows aston elevation trail wildflower climb payoff
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 75 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago

Due to the Going to the sun road being partially closed for the wildfire, this was our first walk in Glacier. We enjoyed this hike. It was easy and the views were very pretty. We had the falls to ourselves for a little while to...More

Thank SquirrelGirl39
Reviewed 3 September 2018

Going to the Sun Road was closed during summer 2018 due to wildfire we decided to work our way up the eastern side of Glacier National Park (our first visit to this NP). Aster Falls is a hike in the Two Medicine area of SE...More

1  Thank Alan H
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

I love waterfalls but this one is top notch. After a nice little hike you just are in this beautiful little forested area that is peaceful as it is stunning.

Thank 366beckym
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Hiked to Aster Falls on 08/11/18. The hike was 2.4 miles round trip...trail meandered thru forests & meadows. Many colorful wildflowers were in bloom & the berries were abundant but not ripe yet. Aster Falls is a double falls that runs into a lovely pool/creek....More

1  Thank ABQJean
Reviewed 10 August 2018

We did the short hike from the Two Medicine parking lot to Aster Falls one morning. It was our first day and I really wanted an easy hike to get us started. I also wanted a reason to visit the Two Medicine area -- which...More

1  Thank JLF923
Reviewed 10 August 2018

The view hiking in was spectacular. Even in August the falls were beautiful. Lots of Kodak moments. Trail was well marked. Wooden bridge crossing the creek was a fantastic picture op.

Thank fjwalker
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

My husband, daughter and I visited Two Medicine Lake and initially took the long hike to the summit. It was steep but had a nice view of Two Medicine Lake. On the way back down we stopped to view Aster Falls. Very pretty and definitely...More

Thank CherylB42
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

If you have dreamt of swimming at a waterfalls in this park then this might be it. There is a shallow pool where you can dip and sit and not be swept away by the current but that is if you can brave the 40...More

1  Thank blueskkyflakes
Reviewed 14 July 2018

The Falls are scenic and provide a nice spray on a warm summer day. Go beyond the Falls to the view point above to get great views of the surrounding mountains

1  Thank 42kRun
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Keep going beyond the falls and you'll arrive on the Aster Plateau - great views over the lake. Also, about .5 miles from the trailhead are several ponds (on the right side) - look for moose who munch around there regularly.

3  Thank matkat7
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 6 nearby hotels
Many Glacier Hotel
1,299 reviews
7.12 km away
Thronson's General Store and Motel
117 reviews
20.05 km away
Red Eagle Motel
138 reviews
23.62 km away
St Mary Lodge & Resort
1,198 reviews
23.71 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 18 nearby restaurants
Glacier’s Edge Cafe
107 reviews
23.60 km away
Johnson's Cafe
520 reviews
23.68 km away
Many Glacier Hotel
260 reviews
7.15 km away
Two Sisters Cafe
743 reviews
22.28 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 7 nearby attractions
Iceberg Lake Trail
438 reviews
4.56 km away
Swiftcurrent Lake
293 reviews
7.11 km away
Iceberg Lake
94 reviews
4.17 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Chuck2010
10 July 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from matkat7 | Reviewed this property |
It is totally dependent on your fitness level. It's 3.8 miles RT to the top and it took my husband and I (in our 70's and very active) 2 hours RT. We stopped for photos and to watch some moose in the wetlands area which are... More
1
Vote
Giulietta62
25 July 2016|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from csoots2 | Reviewed this property |
There is a boat that you can take back but you have to walk to the other end of the lake. Aster falls is about half way. But if you continue on the trail you can hike to Rockwell falls and Twin falls. I figured about 8 miles... More
0
Votes