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Eye of the Needle in Upper Missouri River Breaks National Monument (photo by Eric Heidle)

Eye of the Needle in Upper Missouri River Breaks National Monument (photo by Eric Heidle)

Read the summer 2017 issues of Wild Montana, looking at the work we've done this year to protect the Upper Missouri River Breaks. 

Best hikes near Glacier National Park (photo: Kerry Neils)

Best hikes near Glacier National Park (photo: Kerry Neils)

Glacier National Park has unbelievable hiking, but, in the heart of summer, it can also have unbelievable crowds. Fortunately, the views, wildlife, and mountains don’t stop at the park boundary. Here are five suggestions for hikes near Glacier National Park that are sure to be hit.

Upper Cedar Lake in the Cabinet Mountains Wilderness Area (photo by Aaron Theisen)

Upper Cedar Lake in the Cabinet Mountains Wilderness Area (photo by Aaron Theisen)

When you’re hiking in the Cabinet Mountains Wilderness, it’s common to go a whole day without seeing another person, to hear nothing but the wind in the Cedars. 

Upper Layout Creek in the Pryor Mountains (photo by Zack Porter)

Upper Layout Creek in the Pryor Mountains (photo by Zack Porter)

There’s still snow covering Montana’s high country, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t plenty of places to get out on the trail. 

Volunteers on a trail stewardship project in the Centennials (photo by Sam McMain)

Volunteers on a trail stewardship project in the Centennials (photo by Sam McMain)

In response to the high demand for trail stewardship work across Montana, we've expanded our trails program.