Covey Meadow Loop Trail

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3.5 km
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60 m
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Covey Meadow Loop Trail

The Covey Meadow Loop Trail is a tranquil hike through meadows and trees peppered with wildflowers. The mountains that Glacier National Park is famous for can be seen far off in the distance. This is an easy hike and a great spot to catch a glimpse of some wildlife.

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Route Description

The Covey Meadow Loop Trail is a great trail for both hiking and skiing. Hiking through the trees, you will come across meadows filled with wildflowers and may catch a glimpse of the wild animals that call the trail home. Although the mountains are far off in the distance, you will be able to see the peaks of the North Fork Area of Glacier National Park. This is a short trail, and you will head back the way you came once you are finished exploring as it is an out and back.

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Getting There

To get to Covey Meadow Loop Trail from Apgar, take Apgar Loop/Lake View Drive to Camas Road and turn right. After 11.4 mi, turn right onto North Fork Road and after 12.9 mi, turn right towards the Polebridge Loop. This turns into Glacier Drive, and you continue for 0.7 mi, and your destination will be on the left.

Route Details

  • When to do

    June - October

  • Backcountry Campsites


  • Pets allowed


  • Family friendly


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  • Route Type

    Out and back

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