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Road Scholar hike to Hidden Lake Overlook in Glacier National Park

2012/09/14by Donna Hull

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Hidden Lake Overlook, Glacier National Park

On the last day in Glacier National Park, our Road Scholar group hiked to Hidden Lake Overlook. The 3-mile-round-trip journey traveled uphill from the Logan Pass Visitor Center crossing alpine tundra where a few summer wildflowers waved their yellow and pink blooms in a blustery wind. No matter which way we looked, mountain peaks provided tempting photo opportunities. At the overlook, our group stopped for a picnic lunch, complete with a mountain goat sighting. What a scenic ending to five days of beautiful hiking in Glacier National Park. How many total miles did Alan and I hike? 30!

Visit the My Itchy Travel Feet page on Facebook to see more photos of our last day with Road Scholar.

Planning a trip to Glacier National Park? Read our hiking tips on the Glacier National Park Hikes page.

Have you hiked to Hidden Lake Overlook in Glacier National Park? Post a comment to share your experience. This was our second time hiking this trail. I’m sure it won’t be our last.

Disclosure: Road Scholar has provided this travel experience, but the opinions are our own.



A boomer travel and lifestyle authority who is exploring the world one activity at a time. Besides writing and publishing My Itchy Travel Feet, she also writes about boomer travel for My Well-Being Powered by Humana, Make It Missoula and is the author of New Mexico Backroads Weekend Adventure.

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