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McDonald Creek

Glacier National Park, MT
+1 406-888-7800
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Worth a stop along the side of the Going to the Sun road!

Was a great stop. we stopped at a point where there was a large area of rocks to climb on ( Huge... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
South Florida, Florida

This is a nice White Water Creek, with several water falls. There are several pull offs from the... read more

Reviewed 28 September 2017
Philadelphia, Tennessee
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Too small for boating, this river provides an excellent place for hiking.
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good31%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“snow melt” (3 reviews)
“water rushing” (2 reviews)
“parking area” (4 reviews)
Glacier National Park, MT
+1 406-888-7800
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was a great stop. we stopped at a point where there was a large area of rocks to climb on ( Huge rocks) and a calm pool of water to swim in ( FREEZING). was a great stop.

Thank Ctinac777
Reviewed 28 September 2017

This is a nice White Water Creek, with several water falls. There are several pull offs from the main road, where you can get excellent views of McDonald Creek and the water falls.

Thank webbfoot
Reviewed 27 September 2017

Beautiful setting and the sound of the water rushing through the creek was very relaxing. You can sit and enjoy the sounds of nature which will drown out everything else. It was not crowded when I was there but it was early in the day.

Thank AAHolt
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

It was interesting to say the least... but a bit crowded. The creek was beautiful and quite fun to walk around. The trail around the creek is fun to hike and is quite easy and accessible to everyone. Highly recommended.

Thank BarkShadeau
Reviewed 30 August 2017

We were here at high runoff. Spectacular views, sounds of rolling boulders and soothing crashing water. A mustcstop and see while at Glacier.

Thank Clayton M
Reviewed 23 August 2017

a picture waiting to happen well worth the hike to get there not a hard trip and take your camera it is lovely

Thank betsy p
Reviewed 2 August 2017

McDonald Creek looked like a river to us - maybe this year has more than usual snow melt. Easy access from the highway and many places to easily enjoy its beauty.

Thank Myrt4962
Reviewed 26 July 2017

This creek flows into and out of Lake McDonald. I fished thee lower section from the lake to the Flathead River. Outstanding!!

Thank Richard B
Reviewed 23 July 2017

We stopped here and walked in on the trail to see this! There weren't many people here when we went so we sat for a bit and just enjoyed the peacefulness. It was beautiful! The trail was an easy one, a little more rough if...More

Thank dainty81
Reviewed 16 July 2017

When you are visiting Glacier National Park, you should stop here and hike for some time along the McDonald Creek. The rapids are really nice, the color of the water is green, the adjoining woods are lovely and the creek, itself, is beautiful and very...More

Thank AritraDG
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