Gunsight Lake

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Gunsight Lake
Gunsight Lake.jpg
Gunsight Lake with Going-to-the-Sun Mountain in the distance, left background and Fusillade Mountain at left.
Location Glacier National Park, Glacier County, Montana, US
Coordinates 48°37′24″N 113°43′12″W / 48.62333°N 113.72000°W / 48.62333; -113.72000Coordinates: 48°37′24″N 113°43′12″W / 48.62333°N 113.72000°W / 48.62333; -113.72000[1]
Type Natural
Primary inflows St. Mary River
Primary outflows St. Mary River
Basin countries United States
Max. length .80 miles (1.29 km)
Max. width .25 miles (0.40 km)
Surface elevation 5,351 ft (1,631 m)

Gunsight Lake is located in Glacier National Park, in the U. S. state of Montana. The lake is surrounded by high peaks including Fusillade Mountain to the north and Gunsight Mountain to the west. Mount Jackson rises more than 4,700 feet (1,400 m) above Gunsight Lake to the south.[2]

Lantern Slide image of Gunsight Lake with Mount Jackson in background

See also[edit]

List of lakes in Glacier County, Montana


  1. ^ "Gunsight Lake". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2011-01-09. 
  2. ^ "Mount Jackson, MT" (Map (USGS Quad)). TopoQuest. Retrieved 2011-01-09.