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Goat Lick Overlook

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Mountain goats frequent this natural salt lick on a cliff above the Middle Fork of the Flathead River. You can watch the wildlife from an observation stand.

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  • Address: 2½ mi east of Walton Ranger Station on U.S. 2, Glacier National Park, MT | Map It
  • Location: Glacier National Park
Updated: 03-21-2014

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    Hit and Miss but beautiful country

    Goat Lick is a "hit or miss" experience in terms of viewing mountain goats. Sometimes they are there, sometimes not. Your best bet is in the summer. The area is basically just a mid sized parking lot with a bathroom and a short trail to the overlook. However, it's in a very senic canyon with gorgeous forest and rushing rivers. It's definitely worth a stop. The whole area is worthwhile the most scenic park I have seen. Did some research for our trip at http://www.parkcamper.com/
    which was very good.

    by Mike2009, 1/13/09

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