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Walk-in Backcountry Permits of Glacier National Park

It’s easy to get excited about backpacking in Glacier National Park’s backcountry, but obtaining a walk-in permit can be a bit stressful and tricky. Here are a few tips and tricks to help out. (Resources below the video.) Anyone who backpacks in Glacier National Park needs a backcountry permit. They come in two flavors: advanced […]

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Glacier Shuttles

Glacier National Park Shuttles

**2016 Update in Glacier National Park Shuttle below for after Labor Day Logistics in Glacier can be a bit of a challenge. Thankfully there are a few different shuttling options that make it easier. Unfortunately, they are operated by five different entities making it extremely confusing. Here, we try to sort it out a bit […]

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Blakiston Creek Trail

Blakiston Creek Trail – Waterton Lakes National Park

The Blakiston Creek Trail trailhead in Waterton Lakes National Park, is right before the bridge over Blakiston Creek as you make your way to the Crandell Lake trailhead. This trail follows Blakiston Creek on the north side between the creek and the Red Rock Parkway. It starts out in fairly dense foliage, then comes out […]

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Crandell Loop

Crandell Loop – Waterton Lakes National Park

The trail around Crandell Mountain in Waterton Lakes National Park can be accessed from three different trailheads. It is mountain bike friendly and passes by a small and beautiful lake. The trailhead off of the Akamina Parkway is one of the more popular trailheads and is a short one mile to the lake. It comes […]

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Cameron Lake Sign

Cameron Lake – Waterton Lakes National Park

At the end of the Akamina Parkway in Waterton Lakes National Park, you find the beautiful Cameron Lake. There are a few trails that start from the parking lot. The trail that runs along the lake is a nice level hiking path that is just over a mile long. It hugs the lake nicely and […]

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Akamina Lake

Akamina Lake – Waterton Lakes National Park

Akamina Lake trailhead is located off the parking lot at Cameron Lake in Waterton Lakes National Park. This short .3 mile hike is level and easy for the entire family. It wanders through the forest and pops out into the quaint Akamina Lake that has a little viewing platform. This lake looks like it would […]

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Cameron Creek Trail

Cameron Creek Trail – Waterton Lakes National Park

Paralleling the Akamina Parkway in Waterton Lakes National Park is a trail that follows Cameron Creek. This trail is primarily used as a ski trail in the winter, with the first half being a trail in the trees that follows Cameron Creek that runs from right around the Rowe Lakes trailhead and extending to the […]

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Lineham Falls

Lineham Trail – Waterton Lakes National Park

Just off the Akamina Parkway in Waterton Lakes National Park lies a trail with some wonderful views and a fantastic waterfall at the end. The trail gains a little over 1,200 ft of elevation over the course of just under 3 miles. It starts out in the trees, but quickly ascends above the treeline giving […]

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North of the 49th

Well I’m heading up north tomorrow to hike trails in Waterton Lakes National Park for the next couple of weeks. Won’t be getting out much in the way of blogs, but you can track my hiking on the Track Page. Also, follow me on Twitter and Instagram if you do both of those with the […]

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