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Aster Park

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0.7 Miles 1.2 Kilometers


69%

Runnable

513' 156 m

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Descent

13%

Avg Grade (7°)

35%

Max Grade (19°)

5,775' 1,760 m

High

5,263' 1,604 m

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Shared By Jake Bramante

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A short spur leading to a lovely waterfall, then steeply to a wonderful overlook.

Jake Bramante

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Features Birding · River/Creek · Views · Waterfall · Wildflowers

Runner Notes

Very steep trail that is fine for a faster climb, but not necessarily running.

Description

This short spur trail breaks away from the Two Medicine Lake South Shore trail and travels through a dry forest to the pretty, cascading Aster Falls. From there, the trail enters into more pines and steeply climbs with limited views until you reach the top of a ridge.

From the ridge, you have a wonderful perch looking down on Two Medicine Lake and across to the magnificent Rising Wolf Mountain. Turn around and look up the Aster Creek drainage to a crown of rocky summits in a variety of gray, tan, and red rocks.

This content was created by Jake Bramante of Hike 734. Visit hike734.com for more expert Glacier content and maps that help you decide which trail to hike.

Flora & Fauna

Small forest birds such as chickadees, warblers and flycatchers. Huckleberries are also found in this area.

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  3.5 from 2 votes

#13

in Two Medicine

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#13

in Two Medicine

#302

in Montana

#15,222

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