Hiking North Fork & Goat Haunt

Map of North Fork and Goat Haunt with dotted lines showing hiking trails
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Day Hikes

All mileages listed are ONE-WAY

North Fork

Akokala Lake
5.8 mi (9.3 km)
Elevation gain: 800 ft (244 m)
Trailhead: Bowman Lake Ranger Station

Bowman Lake Head
7.1 mi (11.4 km)
rolling hills
Trailhead: Bowman Lake Ranger Station

Covey Meadow
1.5 mi (2.4 km)
rolling hills
Trailhead: Polebridge Ranger Station

Hidden Meadow
1.2 mi (1.9 km)
Elevation gain: 250 ft (76 m)
Trailhead: 3 miles south of Polebridge Ranger Station

Kintla Lake Head
6.6 mi (10.6 km)
rolling hills
Trailhead: 0.25 miles west of Kintla Lake Campground

Logging Lake
4.5 mi (7.2 km)
Elevation gain: 400 ft (122 m)
Trailhead: North of Logging Creek Ranger Station

Lower Quartz Lake
[a] 3 mi (4.8 km)
Elevation change: gain 1,200 ft (366 m) then drop 1,000 ft (305 m)
Trailhead: Bowman Lake Picnic Area

[b] 6.9 mi (11.1 km)
Elevation gain: 500 ft (152 m)
Trailhead: North of Quartz Creek Campground

Numa Lookout
5.6 mi (9 km)
Elevation gain: 2,930 ft (893 m)
Trailhead: Bowman Lake Ranger Station

Quartz Lake
6 mi (9.6 km)
Elevation change: gain 1,800 ft (549 m) then drop 1,600 ft (488 m)
Trailhead: Bowman Lake Picnic Area

 

Goat Haunt

All hikes start at Goat Haunt Ranger Station.
Visit the Trail Status page for information on cross border travel.

Goat Haunt Overlook
1 mi (1.6 km)
Elevation gain: 800 ft (244 m)

Kootenai Lakes
2.5 mi (4 km)
Elevation gain: 200 ft (61 m)

Lake Francis
6.2 mi (10 km)
Elevation gain: 1,050 ft (320 m)

Lake Janet
3.3 mi (5.3 km)
Elevation gain:

Rainbow Falls
1 mi (1.6 km)
Elevation gain: 30 ft (9 m)

Waterton Townsite
8.5 mi (13.7 km)
Elevation gain: 200 ft (61 m)

Last updated: July 18, 2016

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