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Trail of the Cedars

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Address: Going To The Sun Road, Glacier National Park, MT
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Get there early

This is a really popular attraction. We highly recommend it but it can be hard to find parking. Usually if you arrive before 10 am it isn't too bad. Of course 4th of July... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Shawn M
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Missoula, Montana
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Missoula, Montana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a really popular attraction. We highly recommend it but it can be hard to find parking. Usually if you arrive before 10 am it isn't too bad. Of course 4th of July weekend is going to be a zoo all day every day.

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Lancaster, PA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Pleasant, easy, and flat walk through the evergreens to a nice waterfall full of classic glacier-blue water. Recommended for the off-season or very early mornings, as this trail's short length, ease of access, and proximity to lodging and camping will make it quite crowded during peak times. PS. It really is worth a visit, despite the negative reviews from a... More 

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Henderson, Nevada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Even considering that you can't currently do the entire loop(it's an out and back until construction is finished) it's just lovely, mossy. Very easy walk on a boardwalk.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

This trail is easy for all walkers and hikers. Many people go further than the approximate mile walk where the boardwalk ends, on to Hidden Lake and it is rated moderate. For handicap or non-hikers the boardwalk offers great views of the plant life and the creek running alongside most of its' length. This is a walk to put on... More 

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varysburg
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

This walk on a boardwalk was easy and enchanting. Their is another hike connected to this that is rated the best in the park. There was a point when I walked around a corner and it was as beautiful as a fantasy. And the smell, cedar.

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Olds, Alberta, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Informative stop and walk...not physically difficult, and itneresting to get some infomration on the different trees and their age. Makes one appreciate them more.

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Boerne, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

While at the beginning of this trail, my husband said, "this is your kind of trail." It was. There is something spiritual about being in the middle of the 500 year old cedars, ferns, and waterfalls. Since it is a special place for the native Indian tribes who still live in the area, the entire trail is on boardwalks.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

If you can find a place to park near the trail, it's a family-friendly paved path through the woods. There are some pretty views of the creek. The restrooms along the trail have flush toilets.

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Wading River, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

This trail goes through a wooded area and is suitable for just about everyone, as it is flat and mostly on a boardwalk. It leads to a bridge that overlooks a creek and beautiful waterfall.

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Southampton
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

This doesn't take long and is an easy walk through the woods with a fine set of falls as a reward. When we were there construction work was going on which didn't do much for the tranquility: worth the effort all the same

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