Avalanche Creek

Blue water rushing through a gorge carved out of moss-covered red rock.
Avalanche Gorge

Quick Facts

Benches/Seating, Bus/Shuttle Stop, Fire Pit, Grill, Historical/Interpretive Information/Exhibits, Parking - Auto, Parking - Bus/RV, Picnic Table, Restroom, Restroom - Accessible, Restroom - Seasonal, Tent Campsites, Toilet - Vault/Composting, Water - Drinking/Potable

Home to two of the Glacier's iconic trails, the Avalanche Creek area is one of the most popular and crowded spots in the park. The old growth cedars and hemlock trees are unlike anywhere else in the Glacier.

Enjoy the picnic area, a short boardwalk trail, or a moderate hike to Avalanche Lake.During the summer, Avalanche is a transfer point on the park's shuttle stystem.

Glacier National Park

Last updated: April 5, 2024