Montana April 25, 2019
These 7 Alpine Hikes In Montana Will Turn Anyone Into A Nature Lover
If you live in Montana, you can’t help but be a nature lover. Still, there’s nothing like an invigorating hike through some of our most stunning scenery to remind you of how good we have it. These seven trails feature stunning alpine meadows you’ll love.
1. Hidden Lake Trail, Glacier National Park
If you're heading to Glacier this summer, make sure to stretch your legs on this 5-mile trail near near East Glacier Park Village. The hike from the top of Logan Pass offers sweeping views of Hidden Lake, and every step is stunning.
2. Cinnamon Mountain Trail, Gallatin National Forest
This challenging 8-mile trek takes you up to an old fire tower on top of Cinnamon Mountain, and the views are stunning. The trailhead is located near Big Sky.
3. Sypes Canyon, Gallatin National Forest
Located near Bozeman, Sypes Canyon is a 6-mile path that features a river and plenty of peaceful meadows. For peak wildflowers viewing, go in July.
4. Hidden Meadow Trail, Glacier National Park
This is a nice, easy 2.5 mile hike you'll find near the small community of Polebridge. In addition to the meadows full of wildflowers, you just might spot some wildflowers on the trail.
5. Blodgett Canyon Trail, Bitterroot National Forest
This trail has a little bit of everything: cascading creeks, a tranquil waterfall, and peaceful meadows that fill with wildflowers every summer.
6. Beehive Basin, Big Sky
If you want to fall in love with Montana all over again, simply hike Beehive Basin Trail No. 40. This 7-mile hike is incredibly scenic, and while it's challenging at times, it's well worth making the effort.
7. Upper Two Medicine Trail, Glacier National Park
At 11 miles in length, this is a trail you'll want to save an entire day to enjoy. The trailhead is located near East Glacier Park Village, and it's even more beautiful in person.
We’re about to enter prime hiking season, a time to explore Montana’s best trails. And if you’re a bit short on time or you’d like to start off slowly,
these Treasure State trails are all under 5 miles long.