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Trail of the Cedars

Going To The Sun Road, Glacier National Park, MT
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One mile loop among large trees

Took the hike when the wildfires were burning in the Sprague fire. The trees provided some nice... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Renton, Washington
Great quick stop

This was our final stop of the day and after hiking 13+ miles we were extremely glad for the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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  • Average8%
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“easy walk” (36 reviews)
“old growth” (10 reviews)
Going To The Sun Road, Glacier National Park, MT
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Took the hike when the wildfires were burning in the Sprague fire. The trees provided some nice cover and the air seemed a little cleaner in the area. The hike itself is a fairly short and simple (flat) 1 mile loop right off the Going...More

Thank lsli88
Reviewed 5 days ago

This was our final stop of the day and after hiking 13+ miles we were extremely glad for the brevity and the shade. As soon as you step onto the boardwalk it feels like you are in a different park. The air is moist and...More

1  Thank TracyBean06
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

great place to unwind, and take photos. the walk is short but a good break from driving in the car. I recommend if you can get a park

Thank kiwiaz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This walk is within a temperate rain forest, where all the natural activities of plant growth and death are on display. This walk is suitable for anyone, even if you have an infant in a stroller. Come and enjoy is feature of the Glacier National...More

Thank 1victor
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I'd totally recommend this hike for anyone who would be unable to do the larger more difficult hikes. It takes you through a beautiful forest with huge trees, a creek, and more. I also used this to get to the Avalanche Lake trailhead.

Thank Jacob R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is something about strolling through this amazing stand of old but beautiful cedars, with the canopy providing shade, and the sound of the nearby brook, that will make you feel lighter, healthier and happier. The extensive boardwalk and relatively short hike make it accessible...More

Thank r2d2466
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Senior citizens and folks of all ages will enjoy this nice trail through a natural stand of western cedars that are phenomenal!

Thank Pemichongan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Perfect hike for most anyone... Beautiful little tumbling falls, good informational signs. You can turn this into a longer hike up to a lake if you wish. Worth the time spent.

Thank Clayton M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a 0.8 mile loop and the cedars smell great during the month of august. I suggest picking up avalanche lake trail at the end and making it a 5.8 mile hike. Worth the view

2  Thank Jennifer H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The towering trees, glimpses of rivers and waterfalls on a boardwalk trail is wonderful for all ages. Plenty of shade available. It's a loop.

Thank sarahtham
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11 August 2017|
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Response from SGHTulsa | Reviewed this property |
Trail of Cedars is the first half mile or so of the Avalanche Lake Trail, but the TOC then loops off to the left. So if you do the entire TOC (which is a loop), you end up back at the Avalanche Lake trailhead, not further up... More
Marcia G
3 January 2017|
Response from debra d | Reviewed this property |
To see the park at your own pace it is best to drive your own car. If you are staying within the National Park, you may be able to take advantage of the shuttle bus service, however, they may not stop for the trail of... More
26 January 2016|
Response from ichawks1 |
0.8 miles