Loneman Lookout Trail

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Very Hard
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22.9 km
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1,177 m
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Directions to Trailhead

The Loneman Lookout Trail is in the remote wilderness in the southern end of Glacier National Park, where visitors rarely journey to. The hike challenges you with elevation gains and showcases some of the most stunning views of the surrounding areas. This is a great opportunity for hikers who enjoy long, remote hikes and prefer to explore in solitude.

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Route Description for Loneman Lookout Trail

The Loneman Lookout Trail is an amazing hike through the remote parts of Glacier National Park and provides its hikers with a challenge. This hike can be dangerous in early summer after the spring runoff as water levels can be high, so proceed with caution and possibly plan your hike for late summer. This long day hike has you ascending through the winding trails, where you will take in beautiful views of Harrison Lake, Mount Jackson and Walton Mountain. After you reach the peak, head back the way you can as this is an out and back trail.

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Getting to the Loneman Lookout Trail Trailhead

To get to Loneman Lookout Trail from West Glacier, head northeast on US-2 East for 15.3 km and turn left to arrive at your destination.

Route Information

  • When to do

    March - October

  • Backcountry Campsites


  • Pets allowed


  • Family friendly


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  • Crowd Levels


  • Route Type

    Out and back

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