The Rockgarden Trail is a quick little hike along the side of Highway 1 in Glacier National Park that features a beautiful stretch of rainforest and a unique boulder field. Thanks to the easy terrain and interesting setting this hike can be utilized by almost anyone, including families and experienced hikers. Walking along this forested trail is a calming experience, and likely a welcome one if you’ve been on the road for a while.
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Route Description for Rockgarden Trail
The Rockgarden Trail is a unique hiking route along highway 1 in Glacier National Park that loops through the lush rainforest for 0.6 km on a trail that passes by a field of large boulders. While the route is short, it also offers little in the way of elevation gain, making for a family-friendly hike that is packed with unique features and plantlife. This is an amazing trail that can be used as a means to get off the road and stretch your legs, while taking in the natural beauty of the wooded valley and remarkable rock formations.
Getting to the Rockgarden Trail Trailhead
To reach the parking area for the Rockgarden Trail from Revelstoke, make your way east along the Trans Canada Highway/BC-1 E for 53.6 km, at which point you will turn left to enter a parking lot at the trailhead.
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