Highline Trail, Glacier National Park

4.8
#3 of 12 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 total elevation gain is about 2,000 ft (600 m). 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. The is a parking area for your convenience available. Keep in mind that this is a one-way hike. 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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  • Enjoyed the hike got there bright and early so parking was not an issue. The wall was cool not near as much of a thrill as I had expected. But beautiful hike surrounded by 100s of people  more »
  • We hiked this on an absolutely beautiful day - great weather and we were excited to finish our week on a high note. We weren't all that impressed considering the great reviews. Since the buses...  more »

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