Bullhead Lake Trail

MODERATE 37 reviews
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Bullhead Lake Trail is a 6.9 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near East Glacier Park, Montana that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from April until October.

DISTANCE
6.9 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
442 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

birding

hiking

nature trips

trail running

walking

forest

lake

views

waterfall

wild flowers

wildlife

snow

no dogs

8 days ago

Nice walk with berries all over the trail

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13 days ago

Easy hike with very little elevation gain. We were hoping to see moose in Bullhead Lake. None were there, but we still had a great time.

1 month ago

We hiked it on a foggy day so you couldn’t see all the tops of the surrounding mountains. Felt like another world as a result! We didn’t see any moose but several hikers on the trail said they had earlier that morning. Just the right amount of people - not nearly as crowded as other popular trails in the park. Very flat, too.

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1 month ago

easy hike and great views along the way

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2 months ago

This is a great first hike to do in Glacier as there is not a large increase in elevation. It’s a beautiful hike, great for all ages. You are able to see red rock falls along the way.

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Friday, August 04, 2017

We did this trail yesterday (8/3/17) and it was the most incredible experience I had at Glacier. Don't miss the unmarked left fork that takes you down to Redrock Falls just over two miles in, after Redrock Lake. It's an incredible waterfall!

Bullhead Lake itself was amazing and we went a little further down this trail up toward Swiftcurrent Pass. You get some fantastic views of glaciers and waterfalls, and if you brave the uphill the view of Bullhead Lake is not to be missed. The trail is relatively easy (especially if you skip the rise up to Swiftcurrent Pass) but there's so much to see. Take a peek at Fishercap Lake early on or on the way back--we missed seeing a moose because we skipped it!

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Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Hiked 1st week of June, entirely clear of snow to the lake. If this isn't a 5 star hike, I really don't know what is. Pretty flat and numerous photo opportunities.

Friday, May 12, 2017

Lots of snow - some were snowshoeing and that looked easier this time of year!

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Tuesday, September 22, 2015

The swiftcurrent pass trail to Bullhead Lake is a fairly flat (0.1% grade) hike. A great trail to spot Moose. The Redrock Falls are a great midpoint break spot. Great Views, Beautiful Lakes, Waterfalls and Wild Life.

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Thursday, August 23, 2012

Pretty and interesting the entire way. Saw a moose in the lake.

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