Triple Divide Trail

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Triple Divide Trail is a 30.7 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near East Glacier Park, Montana that features a lake. The trail is only recommended for very experienced adventurers and primarily used for hiking, camping, and backpacking.

30.7 miles 6105 feet Out & Back








wild flowers




no dogs

The actual Triple Divide summit is a difficult climb but the pass is beautiful and leads to a trail to continue into St Mary area and is a great look at some of the East side of the park that most don't see. Cut Bank(where you start) is BEAUTIFUL and offers views into the Two Medicine area from a m

2 years ago

Incredibly beautiful but difficult hike. We had camped at Red Eagle Lake the night before, and we day-hiked the pass the next day, an 18-mile round trip overall. Well worth it. That day, we passed both a medium-sized grizzly and a large bull moose, as well as marmots and mountain goats near the summit itself. We got rained on, hailed on, and sunny skies and the terrain proved to be incredibly diverse. There are rivers, creeks, dead and flourishing forests, colorful and interesting flora, unique rope/plank bridges, and breathtaking views from the peak and meadows. Would definitely do again if in the Glacier area. Take bear spray, and be careful traveling in the late fall and early spring. Huzzah!

2 years ago

Truly the "Crown of the Continent"...I day-hiked from Cut Bank. It's a moderate climb to Triple Divide Peak where the rain splits off in three directions to the Gulf, Pacific, and Hudson Bay. It's quite the geological anomoli. I walked across the meadow and filled my bottle from the glacial waterfall. Fantastic day