Lake McDonald Lodge
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TravelPod Member ReviewsLake McDonald Lodge West Glacier
I stayed in a small cabin room. It was very comfortable and rustic. It is a great place to just get away from the world.
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... and playing with his two grandchildren. We had our lunch and relaxed on the shores of the freezing cold lake along with about 15 other people. We could see some mountain goats in the distance and the ranger said a black bear had been sighted near the toilets about 1 hour before we got there.
On the way back to the campsite we stopped at Park café again to get one of their world famous pies. Chris had been dreaming about their Huckleberry Blueberry pie almost the entire ...
... required in the butchering of the buffalo.
Over the 1000’s of years this was done, over 30feet of bones was
accumulated at the bottom of the cliff.
Like other Canadian historical sites we have seen this one was also done
very nicely and could be better described as elaborate consisting of a six
stories of building which was built right into the cliff with elevators ...
... packed and technically low. The beginning to this hike is behind the visitors center. The beginning to the hike is straight up hill but levels out for 98% of the hike.
The cool thing about this hike is that you get to hike 3 different hikes in one. The beginning of this hike is up hill and rocky. The second part of this hike is wooded and the final part is a snow and creek hike. The final view on this hike is an iced over lake ...
... the trail were great. After reaching red rock lake we hiked out and drove to The Many Glaciers Lodge which is probably the most scenic lodge in the park. If you ever come here for a vacation and need a place to stay, I would say that this is the best lodge in Glacier. It is 5:30 PM here and the weather is now just starting to move in. Perfect timing for us as out hiking is done for the day.