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Quiet Serene

One of the hidden secrets of Glacier Park. Out to the way and secluded but beautiful. This are has... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2017
West Glacier, Montana
Gorgeous Lake

The road is farther than the road to Bowman but it took us the same amount of time because of the... read more

Reviewed 21 July 2017
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This scenic lake is more remote and less visited than Bowman Lake because of the length of bad access road that leads to it.
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good15%
  • Average0%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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Polebridge, Glacier National Park, MT
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Reviewed 22 July 2017

One of the hidden secrets of Glacier Park. Out to the way and secluded but beautiful. This are has different personalities depending on the season.

1  Thank montanahula
Reviewed 21 July 2017

The road is farther than the road to Bowman but it took us the same amount of time because of the conditions of this road are better. Yes it's gravel but not as rough. You go thru "Prairies" and the views up to the lake...More

1  Thank Love2traveltacoma
Reviewed 17 July 2017

I had read the reviews about the rough road to Kintla and was concerned about taking our rental car up there, but we were looking for somewhere off the beaten path to scout for wildlife after an early dinner in Polebridge, so we decided to...More

2  Thank Sarah P
Reviewed 11 July 2017

I took a day trip to this lake and it was stunning. The mosquitoes were bad but with some bug spray they were manageable.

1  Thank Charlene P
Reviewed 1 May 2017

If you like bears that look like they cant decide who to eat , go to Kintla. Horrifying experience, I cant believe anyone would bring children here. Otherwise nice views, no fish worth mention. Very primitive and if anything happens oh my gosh you are...More

5  Thank rrsnotyours
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Went up here on the first day we were in Glacier. The drive was rough so make sure you car is in good shape for it. Beautiful lake and nice and relaxing. Not a lot of people.

2  Thank Tyson T
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

I'm not going to say much about the breathtaking beauty of this place because just like everything in GNP, it's stunning. But I want to dispel a few myths on this page. I suppose the definition of "terrible" when it comes to roads is subjective...More

6  Thank Rachael D
Reviewed 9 September 2016

worth the drive. if you want to camp here, come very early and wait until someone leaves. It stayed full the whole time we were in Glacier.

1  Thank 1964cas
Reviewed 10 July 2016

One of the most amazing places I have ever seen, very hard to find. Once you get to Bowman Lake, everyone you encounter will discourage you from going there. Road is hard to navigate, 90% of the folks will turn around. It's that way by...More

4  Thank Jeff H
Reviewed 15 January 2016

Many other lakes beat this one. Pretty, as are all the Glacier lakes. But not spectacular. Fishing was horrible, and no wildlife. With all the other attractions available to you in this part of the country, this one is as I said, a waste of...More

Thank Mike S
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