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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  • We were excited, and hesitant, to try this hike. There is a section where a narrow trail cuts into the side of the mountain (a garden-hose-like rope is tethered to the rockwall for those afraid of hei...  more »
  • This hike was so awesome - the views were truly breathtaking! You can literally look down on the Going to the Sun Road and realize just how sub alpine this is. Highly recommend it. If you have the tim...  more »
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