Lake McDonald Webcam

Glacier National Park, Montana

Lake McDonald Webcam in Montana

The Lake McDonald webcam in Glacier National Park shows the glacial lake and the high mountain peaks along the Continental Divide. Looking toward the west, the webcam shows the pebbled beach at the Apgar visitors center at West Glacier, Montana. The webcam shows the date, temperature and time. Lake McDonald and the Apgar Visitors Center are located on the west side of the park near the towns of Whitefish and Columbia Falls, Montana. the Going-To-The-Sun Road courses along the lake as it heads toward Logan Pass and the Lake St Mary’s Visitors Center at the east entrance to the park. There is also a webcam at the Lake St Mary’s Visitor Center.

Lake McDonald is the largest lake in Glacier National Park.  This glacial lake is more than 10 miles long with depths exceeding 470 feet. The glacier that carved the Lake McDonald valley is estimated to have been near 2,200 feet thick.

Visiting Glacier Park

Known for its breathtaking scenery, Glacier Park hosts more than a million visitors a year. There are several entrances into the Park. On the west side, access at West Glacier and Polebridge, Montana. On the east side, access the park at East Glacier and St Mary. Highway 2 / Marias Pass travel through the Park and offers incredible vistas.

The Going-to-the-Sun Road travels through the park and crosses the Continental Divide at Logan Pass at an elevation of 6646′. The road is narrow and winding with hairpin turns. In normal years, the road is open June until October.

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