Hidden Lake is a short, easy hike from Logan Pass in Glacier National Park, Montana, USA.
Following the morning hike to St. Mary Falls and Virginia Falls, the return drive to Logan Pass provides the opportunity to stroll the popular 3 mile (4.8 KM) round-trip hike from the Visitor Center in Glacier National Park, Montana, USA, past Clements Mountain, to the Hidden Lake outlook.
The post-boardwalk trail to Hidden Lake in Glacier National Park, Montana, USA
A young mountain goat at trail side on the hike to Hidden Lake in Glacier National Park, Montana, USA
The emerald water of Hidden Lake resides in a very beautiful valley surrounded by spectacular mountains and trail extends from the large wooden viewing platform so unencumbered photographs can record the majesty of surrounding scenery.
Trail-side ponds from glacial melt on the return hike from Hidden Lake
Return to Logan Pass Visitor Center from the hike to Hidden Lake
The boardwalk is built around this large boulder to preserve the environment.
The hike to Hidden Lake is completed in early afternoon and the return drive to Rising Sun provides an opportunity to stop at the Wild Goose Island viewpoint for a photo of the tiny, picturesque island on St. Mary Lake.
The remainder of the afternoon is spent at St. Mary Lodge to enjoy the air conditioning during the hottest part of the day.