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Kintla Lake Campground is a 9.9 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Polebridge, Montana that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round.

Length 9.9 mi Elevation gain 875 ft Route type Out & Back

Camping

Hiking

Nature trips

Walking

Bird watching

Lake

Views

Wild flowers

Wildlife

Closed

No dogs

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This trail is experiencing full or partial closure due to COVID-19. Please see the open trails nearby for alternate hiking options.

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Alicia Amedore
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Beautiful hike. I’d rate as easy. Bring swimsuit and water shoes for a cool off in the lake. We saw a black bear cub on the trail and were aware that mamma may be close. Trail pretty narrow; gaiters or pants would be recommended.

Emily Eisenschenk
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Fun trail! Took us about 8 hours but we stopped for a while and ate lunch. Some light traffic, but majority of people didn’t go the full 6.5 miles to the end of the lake (the trail round trip is 13 miles). Watch out for bears! We passed two black bears about one mile from each other right on the trail. Other than that, bugs got bad deeper in the woods so be sure to have bug spray. Beautiful views!!

Des Rho
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Woohoo!

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Jed Winder
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A wonderful trail along the lake. Great out and back as far as you want.

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Jutta Lee
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Great hike along the lake. Only the app’s mileage is way off. It’s 6.43 mi one way from the campground to the end of the lake. Making it 12.86 mi out and back. We’ve encountered inaccuracies about length of trails several times on our trip into Yellowstone as well as Glacier.

Chad Roberts
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Good at first!! Very buggy. Need to wear long pants and shirt or lots of. Bug spray. Trail is great until it turns from the water. Then it isn't worth the effort so turn back.

Jake Acton
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There's a great trail launches out of here along then north side of the lake with a great camp area out there near the end of the lake. The blue water is so beautiful.

Sam Brar
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Sheen Jackson
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John Young
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Bruce K.
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Sean Bowers
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Daniel Graber
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Alex Villalobos
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Phillip Platz
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Shane Drosi
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Andrew March
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Walter Bennett
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Michael Stoltey
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Kristen Brossman
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Michael Hertzberg
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Amber Granzow
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Anthony Novelli
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