Highline Trail, Glacier National Park

4.8
#3 of 54 in Trails in Montana
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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  • If you're not afraid of heights, well then, just go. If you don't have the breath for strenuous activity, still go--just go to the "scary" part, stay there and enjoy, and then turn around and come bac...  more »
  • This hike can be long and more strenuous but you can always choose to hike in 3-4 miles and then back out versus all the way down to the Loop. Always see mountain goats on this trail and occasional be...  more »
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