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#18 of 48 national parks in Canada

Best trails in Glacier National Park

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Looking for a great trail in Glacier National Park, British Columbia? AllTrails has 17 great hiking trails, forest trails, views trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. Gearing up for a challenge? There are 8 hard trails in Glacier National Park ranging from 3.6 to 11.8 miles and from 4,002 to 10,137 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
Description

Not to be confused with Glacier NP in the U.S., this large Canadian national park is one of the largest in the country. This broad ecosystem contains large peaks, active glaciers, and dense ancient forests. It's also home to one of the largest cave systems in Canada. It's northern location experiences heavy snowfall during the winter months. What was once a remote destination, eventually opened up to tourism upon the completion of Canadian Pacific Railway (1885) and the Trans-Canada highway (1963). Park hours vary by season. For a full lists of operating hours visit https://www.pc.gc.ca/en/pn-np/bc/glacier/visit/heures-hours For park fees, see park page: https://www.pc.gc.ca/en/pn-np/bc/glacier/visit/tarifs-fees

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Map of trails in Glacier National Park
Park information
Acreage:
333440 acres
Contact
250-837-7500
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Top trails (17)
#1 - Asulkan Valley Trail
Glacier National Park
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Length: 8.3 mi • Est. 5 h 29 m
Asulkan Valley Trail is a 8.3 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Columbia-Shuswap A, British Columbia, Canada that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as difficult. ThShow more
#2 - Bear Creek Falls
Glacier National Park
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Length: 0.7 mi • Est. 22 m
Bear Creek Falls is a 0.7 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Columbia-Shuswap A, British Columbia, Canada that features a waterfall and is good for all skill levels. The trail Show more
#3 - Balu Pass
Glacier National Park
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Length: 7.1 mi • Est. 4 h 46 m
Balu Pass is a 7.1 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Columbia-Shuswap A, British Columbia, Canada that features a great forest setting and is rated as moderate. The trail is primShow more
#4 - Great Glacier Trail [CLOSED]
Glacier National Park
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Length: 4.9 mi • Est. 2 h 53 m
This trail is experiencing full or partial closure due to COVID-19. Please see the open trails nearby for alternate hiking options.Show more
#5 - Abbott Ridge Trail [CLOSED]
Glacier National Park
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Length: 9.9 mi • Est. 7 h 6 m
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#6 - Meeting of the Waters [CLOSED]
Glacier National Park
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Length: 3.8 mi • Est. 2 h 22 m
This trail is experiencing full or partial closure due to COVID-19. Please see the open trails nearby for alternate hiking options. Beautiful walk in a beautiful setting. Moist forest and fresh air inShow more
#7 - Perley Rock Trail [CLOSED]
Glacier National Park
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Length: 6.2 mi • Est. 5 h 11 m
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#8 - Hermit Trail [CLOSED]
Glacier National Park
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Length: 3.6 mi • Est. 3 h 16 m
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#9 - Rockgarden Trail [CLOSED]
Glacier National Park
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Length: 0.4 mi • Est. 12 m
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#10 - Hemlock Grove Boardwalk [CLOSED]
Glacier National Park
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Length: 0.2 mi • Est. 7 m
This trail is experiencing full or partial closure due to COVID-19. Please see the open trails nearby for alternate hiking options. Cedar TrailShow more
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