Glacier National Park: Redgap Pass Trail
Lakeside campsites, abundant wildlife, waterfalls, and magnificent mountain views are among the many highlights on this 25.1-mile, 3-day trek in the east section of Glacier.
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PERMIT: Overnight camping in Glacier National Park requires a backcountry permit. Check out the latest fees and more details at nps.gov/glac/planyourvisit/backcountry.htm.
MORE PARK INFO: Glacier National Park, (406) 888-7800; nps.gov/glac/.
- Distance: 40.0
Location: 48.8054656982422, -113.634101867676
Apikuni Falls trailhead; head E on Redgap Pass Trail
Location: 48.8343505859375, -113.59058380127
Straight @ trail junction; hike NE
Location: 48.8385810852051, -113.588104248047
Sweet view of Swiftcurrent Ridge Lake; good lunch spot
Location: 48.8497657775879, -113.606483459473
Poia Lake and campsite; continue on Redgap N of lake
Location: 48.8566360473633, -113.671775817871
Begin long climb up pass; waterfall on L
Location: 48.8631134033203, -113.688453674316
Redgap Pass (7,527 ft); awesome view of Seward Mtn. and Rockies
Location: 48.8817825317383, -113.703903198242
Straight @ junction with Ptarmigan Trail
Location: 48.891902923584, -113.724502563477
Elizabeth Lake and campsite; great dayhike on W side of lake
Location: 48.9009666442871, -113.72428894043
Straight @ log bridge; stay W of small pond ahead
Location: 48.9083290100098, -113.723121643066
Dawn Mist Falls
Location: 48.9097709655762, -113.723022460938
Take trail spur to waterfall; then return and continue N
Location: 48.9162521362305, -113.727073669434
Veer NE onto Belly River Trail; cross suspension bridge
Location: 48.9337387084961, -113.712417602539
Belly River campsite
Location: 48.9958801269531, -113.659858703613
Trail joins with MT 17 just a short distance from Canada-US border; summer shuttle pickup @ 3:45 p.m.