Hiking the Highline Trail: Glacier National Park's Scenic Route

Discover the stunning landscapes of Glacier National Park on the Highline Trail, where alpine meadows and panoramic views await at every turn.

Last updated: Apr 2024

    Free trail access; park entrance fee $25


    More than 500 Miles from you


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  1. Start at the Highline Trailhead across from the Logan Pass parking lot.
  2. Prepare for a cliffy stretch with a hand cable shortly after beginning.
  3. Enjoy the diverse landscape, including alpine meadows and scree fields.
  4. Take a break at the large boulders before Haystack Pass to admire the stromatolites.
  5. Reach Haystack Pass for a lunch break and enjoy the views.
  6. Decide whether to return to Logan Pass or continue to the Granite Park Chalet.



Highline Trail, West Glacier, MT 59936

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  • Sun, wind, and rain protection
  • At least two liters of water per person
  • Snacks or lunch for breaks
  • Comfortable hiking shoes
  • Camera for capturing the scenery

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