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Ellen Wilson Trail

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0.4 Miles 0.6 Kilometers

 

66% 

Runnable

Singletrack

4' 1 m

Ascent

-254' -78 m

Descent

6,208' 1,892 m

High

5,954' 1,815 m

Low

13%

Avg Grade (7°)

20%

Max Grade (11°)

Unknown

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This short, alpine trail leads to one of the greatest campgrounds in Glacier National Park.

Jake Bramante

Overview

Bring bear spray.
Features: Lake — Views — Waterfall — Wildflowers — Wildlife
Dogs: No Dogs

Description

This short spur trail takes you down to the campground at Lake Ellen Wilson and the shores of the lake. This bowl features steep walls including the headwall which is Gunsight Pass. The trail itself works its way down through an alpine meadow with impressive views all around.

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 run.

Flora & Fauna

Alpine flowers such as beargrass. Mountain goats, pika, and marmots frequent the area. Keep an eye out for bears and wolverines which are also seen.

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