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Iceberg Lake

Glacier National Park, MT
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Great moderate day hike

Really enjoyed this hike-- Pit toilets at the top and a great place to stop and enjoy the view... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
msquared023
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Toledo, Ohio
Lives up to its name.

It's a small lake, filled with mini-icebergs. Well worth the hike. You won't see anything like it... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
alexwolf2016
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Green Cove Springs, Florida
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This spectacular lake, bordered on three sides by mountains and located 1,000 feet above the trailhead, has patches of ice even in the warmest months.
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“day hike” (7 reviews)
“bear spray” (6 reviews)
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Glacier National Park, MT
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Really enjoyed this hike-- Pit toilets at the top and a great place to stop and enjoy the view, picnic, etc. Some people swim, but the water is just above freezing... :-O

Thank msquared023
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a small lake, filled with mini-icebergs. Well worth the hike. You won't see anything like it elsewhere in the lower 48.

Thank alexwolf2016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

good hike in East Glacier Nat. Park. just a bit of incline early in the hike, easy afterwards. went in June and there was still snow covering some of the trail that made for slippery walking over the snowy areas. Worth the effort. evidence of...More

Thank astrosfan08
Reviewed 29 May 2017

This hike is very popular especially during high season. Start early around 8:30 am to beat the crowds. Dress for unpredictable mountain weather and bring food and water. Early in the season, the upper parts of the trail are snow covered so use caution.

1  Thank JJawandering
Reviewed 3 February 2017

This was the highlight of our trip to Glacier National Park, and that's saying a lot. We went in mid-July, so the weather was perfect. The very beginning of the hike was slightly challenging, but the rest was very enjoyable, with plenty of incredible views...More

2  Thank Logan M
Reviewed 27 September 2016

There were no icebergs in the lake in late September, but the hike was gorgeous with the fall colors and expansive vistas. There are some shady areas and some exposed areas. Well worth half a day to hike this one.

Thank Laurie3cats
Reviewed 26 September 2016

This is a moderate hike with beautiful views and foliage. Iceberg Lake is a lovely endpoint for lunch along the shore, but be careful as the squirrels may approach your open lunch bag ! One of the nicest hikes in Glacier and worth the effort...More

Thank alkastravels
Reviewed 10 August 2016

You will see it all on this hike--flora, fauna...and probably a Grizzly. Take your spray. But, at the end of the hike you will see a sight unmatched in the US. Chunks of glacial ice afloat in a sapphire lake. Absolutely spectacular. A lifetime memory...More

2  Thank WindsOfWildwood
Reviewed 10 August 2016

The hike was beautiful in and of itself but then to end up at suck a beautiful place is worth the work to get there. The winds can be pretty rough at the top but we had a snack and one of us even had...More

Thank Heaven L
Reviewed 7 August 2016

I went on a ranger guided hike to Iceberg Lake and it was great! The trail had everything to offer from spectacular views to nature stops to great company. And of course the destination will not disappoint! You could stay there forever until you realize...More

1  Thank Noella B
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