Hiking in Glacier National Park

Over half of the visitors to Glacier National Park report taking a hike. That’s a lot of hikers! With over 700 miles of trails, Glacier National Park has outstanding opportunities for both short hikes and extended backpacking trips.

Avalanche Lake Hike (3)

When planning your trip, visit this trail status page to get an idea of what may be snow free on your visit. As a general rule, earlier in the summer, lower elevation trails and trails near the boundary of Glacier National Park are snow free. By mid to late July, trails in the higher elevations, over mountain passes and on the continental divide are snow free.