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Jackson Glacier Overlook

Glacier National Park

Best view of a glacier from all of the Going to the Sun Road.

Jackson from Going To The Sun Road

From Jackson Glacier Overlook, the trail begins for Gunsight Pass Trail.

This trail is extremely popular for backpacking in Glacier National Park. It ascends to the Continental Divide from the St. Mary's Valley, crossing rocky ledges and alpine meadows on the way to Sperry Chalet. Here it descends to Lake McDonald, making for a 20.0 mile hike. Offering access to active glaciers, excellent fishing in high country lakes, and opportunities for viewing the many types of wildlife which abound in Glacier National Park.


Deadwood Falls 1.2 miles