Cracker Lake Trail - Glacier National Park

Cracker Lake Trail winds around the base of Allen Mountain at 0.8 mile into the hike. At 1.3 miles you will find junction with Cracker Flats horse trail. Stay right for Cracker Lake. Further into the hike, at 1.5 miles the trail crosses Allen Creek and ascends ridge between Allen and Canyon creeks. The trail follow west bank of Canyon Creek, ascending moderately (2.5 miles). At 5.6 miles, you reach foot of Cracker Lake, and finally at 6.1 miles you will reach Cracker Lake Campground.

Length: 6.1 miles

Trail Begins: Glacier Hotel

Trail Ends: Cracker Lake Campground

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Phone: 406-888-7800

Cracker Lake Trail can be accessed from Many Glacier trailhead, which is located at the south end of the upper parking lot for Many Glacier Hotel to Cracker Lake Campground (6 miles).

Trail Beginning: Glacier Hotel

Trail End: Cracker Lake Campground

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