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Summit Lake

Type of Hike

  • Day Hike

Trail Type

  • Moderate Hike
  • Guided Hikes & Shuttles
Photo by @rabalsgbalili on Instagram

This shorter hike climbs steadily upwards on long comfortable switchbacks. See views of Cameron Lake below and the Continental Divide across the valley. Hike up through the old growth forest, and see the wind fallen trees, with root systems exposed. Crest the ridge up into a wide meadow with the endangered White Bark pine. The small and tranquil Summit Lake sits just beyong on a plateau with Mt. Custer and Chapman Peak, which are located in Glacier National Park, USA, creating the backdrop. Moose can often be seen here, making it many a wildlife watchers favourite spot.

Distance: 8 km/5 miles
Elevation: 305 m/1000 ft.
Rating: Moderate
Timing: Easy

NOTE: This trail offers a Guided Hiking Experience with an option to hire a local Interpretative Guide. Please visit Hike Waterton for more information.

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