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Akokala Trail

Glacier National Park Montana

Listing Type: National Park Trail
City: Glacier National Park Montana
Region: Glacier Country

The Akokala Lake Trail is a pleasant day hike (approximately 5.8 miles) across ridges and valleys to a low-elevation lake. The trail leaves Bowman campground, ascending to Numa Ridge, turning eastward, and then descends steeply to Akokala Creek. Approximately 3.6 miles into this hike, you will find junction with Akokala Creek Trail, stay to the right for Akokala Lake and Campground. The elevation gain along this trail is 1,105 feet and the maximum elevation is 5,135 feet.

Length: 5.8 miles.Trail Begins: North Fork Road.Trail Ends: Akokala Lake Campground

USGS Map1: Park Map

Directions: Akokala Lake Trail can be reached by taking Glacier Route 7 north to Bowman Lake Road turnoff, then just north of Polebridge. Take Bowman Lake Road east to Bowman Campground. The trail departs from north side of campground, away from the lakeshore.

Akokala Trail
Glacier National Park, West Glacier, MT 59936

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