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A cool swim

I camped near this lake several years ago. First thing in the morning, a beautiful June day, I... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2018
Derrick B
Cool off and dip your toes in! A hike here is a must!

Such a gorgeous lake! We hiked here on Iceberg Lake trail and at lunch and dipped our toes in! It... read more

Reviewed 28 July 2018
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Moorhead, Minnesota
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This spectacular lake, bordered on three sides by mountains and located 1,000 feet above the trailhead, has patches of ice even in the warmest months.
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All reviews day hike miles round trip beautiful hike ice floating long hike quick dip worth the effort bring plenty of water few seconds snow covered ptarmigan falls second week surrounding mountains elevation gain pit toilets awesome views easy hike
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Reviewed 22 October 2018

I camped near this lake several years ago. First thing in the morning, a beautiful June day, I climbed up to the lake. A wonderful view, sun shining, lake glistening, and there in the middle - a large iceberg. I was the only person there,...More

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Reviewed 28 July 2018

Such a gorgeous lake! We hiked here on Iceberg Lake trail and at lunch and dipped our toes in! It was just...amazing!

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Reviewed 19 July 2018

My review is about the iceberg lake trail hike. Did this a week ago. Elevation gain is fine but the gravel trail definitely requires sturdy hiking shoes. Most of the trail is very exposed. In sunny summer days there is no need to carry layers...More

1  Thank Ti Y
Reviewed 17 July 2018

I wasn't sure I would be able to make this long hike, but I really wanted to try. I'm so glad I did! The hike itself is beautiful and holds awesome views every step of the way. It took us 6 hours, 5 walking and...More

2  Thank Faith S
Reviewed 4 July 2018

This hike has to rate up there with our most favorite hikes! It is close to 10 miles round trip, with 1300 feet in elevation gain. The beginning of the trail is a little steep, but it tapers off to a very mild grade. For...More

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Reviewed 4 July 2018

The hiking there is moderate to hard, but does go up in elevation, so bring water. We went in June so there was still snow on the trail, which made it fun for us. The view of the lake and surrounding mountains are unbelievable. We...More

1  Thank Melissa S
Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

Best views while hiking! Amazing sights. Snow covered mountains, Green pine trees! Beautiful flowers! Breathtaking waterfalls! Long but easy hike! The end of the hike is absolutely breathtaking! Beautiful lake!

Thank Asha P
Reviewed 15 March 2018

We walked the long hike there and back with 7 year olds so it's long but do-able. Once at the lake, people were getting in their undies and jumping in. It is absolutely farrrreeezing, but if you're brave enough it's worth the quick dip. You'll...More

1  Thank travelchic24
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

It rained about 1.5 miles of the beginning of our hike, but the Ptarmigan Falls pit stop was a nice little reprieve. Of course once you get to the actual lake it's just gorgeous. Not as much ice as I thought there might be, considering...More

1  Thank Srs2089
Reviewed 23 August 2017

This hike was moderately strenous. It took us about 1 1/2 hours to reach the lake and it was so worth it! The water was a beautiful blue color with tons of ice floating on top. I even waded in the water to just passed...More

1  Thank LBTampa
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