Glacier Creek Trail
ElevationAscent: 295' 90 m
Descent: -1,463' -446 m
High: 9,182' 2,799 m
Low: 7,992' 2,436 m
GradeAvg Grade: 6% (3°)
Max Grade: 34% (19°)
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“A tranquil trail that descends from the Glacier Gorge Trailhead to Glacier Basin Campground.”— Brian Smith
Traveling northeastward, the first junction encountered will be with the Boulder Brook Trail. Shortly thereafter, Storm Pass Trail will enter from the south (right). Finally, the Emerald Mountain Trail will also branch off to the right and climb steeply up the southern flank of Emerald Mountain.
Flora: Ponderosa pine, douglas fir, wildflowers, shrubs
Fauna: Elk, mule deer, moose, bighorn sheep, coyotes, black bears, cougars, butterflies.
For more detailed information regarding the park's diverse ecosystems, click HERE.
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Land Manager: National Park Service - Rocky Mountain National Park