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Often regarded as Glacier's "Crowning Jewel," Logan Pass is one spot in Glacier National Park that visitors won't want to miss. As the highest point on Going-to-the-Sun Road, the views from the pass are almost unrivaled, and the easy access makes this scenic spot a special treat. While it's possible to drive through the pass without stopping, it is recommended that visitors leave their vehicle for a while to explore this beautiful area.

Located on the Continental Divide, Logan Pass is a great place to stretch your legs and enjoy the local wildlife. It's quite likely that you'll see mountain goats or bighorn sheep, and there are even a few brown and grizzly bear sightings each year, though bears are less common in this area. In addition to the local fauna, wildflowers are a major reason to take some extra time here, especially when they are in full bloom in July. Vegetation at Logan Pass tends to consist mainly of open meadows, and visitors will enjoy the uninterrupted views and fields of flowers.

While you're stopped, it's a good idea to take your time and check out some of the trails that start from Logan Pass. There is something for everyone in the area, and a variety of trails are a great way to get a little deeper into the Montana backcountry. Visitors can take the Highline Trail for as far as they would like, and likewise can head out on the Hidden Lake Trail while on the way to a scenic mountain lake. With a wide variety of ways to appreciate Glacier National Park, a stop at Logan Pass is a must.

On the Road: Located right off of Going-to-the-Sun Road, visitors can venture as near or far as they choose.

Family Friendly: Incredible vistas and an abundance of wildlife will make a lasting impression on youngsters.

Gem Type: Viewpoint

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Mikhaila Redovian

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Jul 23, 2022
Samantha Binford
Quite the experience, a good deal of the trail was through snow. Amelia and Adam had a blast, Allie and I were challenging, met back up w Brenda at by
Jul 19, 2022
Elizabeth Worthington
Awesome views
Nov 3, 2021
Si Wang
Oct 7, 2021
Tom Herr
The top of Going to the Sun Road at the continental divide. Visitor Center was closed and plenty of parking spots.
Sep 13, 2021
Adam Purdy
Made it! Hit a rock wall on way down Going to sun road. Dented rim.
Sep 12, 2021
Matt Culpepper
Start of Highline to Granite Park. Parking?!?!
Sep 1, 2021
Scott S
Cold, windy and overcast. Decided to pass on hidden lake as a result.
Aug 22, 2021
caroline storz
rainy. super windy. and cold. did the hike to hidden lake and could not see a thing.

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