Beautiful Grinnell Lake in Glacier National Park

Grinnell Lake in Glacier National ParkGrinnell Lake is located in Glacier National Park, Montana, USA. Named after George Bird Grinnell, the lake has an opaque turquoise appearance from the rock flour which is transported to the lake from Grinnell Glacier.
Depending on the angle of the sun, the lake has a beautiful emerald, or opaque turquoise appearance. This is the result of glacial silt being transported down the mountain from Grinnell Glacier.Grinnell Lake
The hike to Grinnell Lake in the Many Glacier Area of Glacier National Park begins at the Many Glacier Hotel. This is one of the easiest Glacier National Park hikes not only because it’s quite short (only 1.5 miles), and there is only about 70 feet in elevation gain. This is a perfect hike for those visitors wanting to see some absolutely gorgeous scenery without having to tackle a physically demanding day hike. The hike to Grinnell Lake is definitely one of the best easy day hikes in Glacier National Park that can be enjoyed by all ages.
For most of its length the path travels through a quiet forest. Hikers will also pass by a couple of small streams along the way, as well as several thimbleberry patches.



Grinnell LakeGrinnell Lake Trail is a stunning hike through the wilderness.

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