From the rugged coast of Maine to the serene beauty of Alaska, the United States is full of incredible backpacking destinations.

Glacier National Park is an awe-inspiring destination in Montana that offers a variety of breathtaking landscapes and outdoor activities.

With over two million acres of protected land, Glacier National Park is home to: – Pristine forests – Alpine meadows – Majestic glaciers – Towering mountains

Hikers of all ages and skill levels can find trails that offer beautiful views, peaceful solitude, and plenty of opportunities to observe the area’s diverse wildlife.

There are two popular big hikes here. They are over 90 miles long but have short variations if that’s your chosen route.

The “Northern Loop” is a 90-miler through northern Glacier, was divided up into 65- and 25-mile legs.

You can follow the path to see some of Glacier’s most scenic locations, and some of the park’s finest lakes and most remote locations.

The second hike can be backpacked approximately 94 miles from Glacier.

Across the Continental Divide Trail, from Chief of the Canadian border in the park’s northeast corner to Two Medicine, combining parts of the standard and alternate routes.

It also includes the high alpine trail from Pitamakan Pass to Dawson Pass, above Two Medicine.

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