Spend a day hiking through a cedar and hemlock forest to arrive at Glacier’s Avalanche Lake. This half day hike offers splendid views of waterfalls. It’s one of the park’s most popular hikes for a good reason.

Recommended time: Full day with drive. Hike is considered half day.

Distance: 1.25-hour drive from Meadow Lake Resort

Cost: None

Recommended Attire: Layers, sunscreen and sunglasses. Check for weather in park

Intensity: Intensity moderate

More Information: Contact Meadow Lake Resort Activities Desk (800) 321-4653 or direct to websites: http://www.visitmt.com/listings/general/national-park-trail/avalanche-lake-trail.html