Avalanche Lake (Flathead County, Montana)

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Avalanche Lake
Avalanche Lake.jpg
Avalanche Lake
Location Glacier National Park, Flathead County, Montana, US
Coordinates 48°39′23″N 113°47′08″W / 48.65639°N 113.78556°W / 48.65639; -113.78556Coordinates: 48°39′23″N 113°47′08″W / 48.65639°N 113.78556°W / 48.65639; -113.78556[1]
Type Natural
Primary outflows Avalanche Creek
Basin countries United States
Max. length .60 mi (0.97 km)
Max. width .20 mi (0.32 km)
Surface elevation 3,905 ft (1,190 m)

Avalanche Lake is located in Glacier National Park, in the U. S. state of Montana. Avalanche Lake is southwest of Bearhat Mountain and receives meltwater from Sperry Glacier.[2] Avalanche Lake is a 2 miles (3.2 km) hike from the trailhead along the Trail of the Cedars.[3]

See also[edit]

List of lakes in Flathead County, Montana (A-L)


  1. ^ "Avalanche Lake". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2011-02-20. 
  2. ^ "Mount Cannon, MT" (Map (USGS Quad)). TopoQuest. Retrieved 2011-02-20. 
  3. ^ "Day Hikes" (pdf). Plan Your Visit. National Park Service. Retrieved 2011-02-20.