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Aerial photo from helicopter tour by Jenie Woehler of Historic Tamarack Lodge.
One-way charter van service is offered by Airport Shuttle Express of Calgary Canada. We provide service between Calgary Airport (YYC) and any address in and around Glacier Park, Montana, including East Glacier, Kalispell and Whitefish as well as any Montana Amtrak Station. If your car rental does not permit one way rentals; if you are an Amtrak passengers trying to connect with Via Rail Canada or the Rocky Mountaineer or if you are faced with limited bus or air service between Montana and Alberta......consider us!
Mount Cleveland, 10,448 feet
Glacier National Park is in northwestern Montana and adjoins its neighbor, the Waterton Lakes National Park in Alberta, Canada, to form the Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park, a world first.
Write to: Superintendent, Glacier National Park, West Glacier, MT. Phone: 406-888-7800.
Getting to Glacier National Park
Main routes in are from the east or west via US 2, from the east via US 89, and from the south via US 93. The primary route between Canada and America is Chief Mountain International Highway, which is closed to winter travel.
Glacier Park International Airport is 25 miles west of West Glacier. Services include Big Sky Airlines, Delta Airlines, Horizon Airlines and Holman Aviation (private charters). The airport at Great Falls is 197 miles east of West Glacier. Rental cars are available at both airports.
and Shuttles to the Park
Glacier Park Inc. (GPI). Provides shuttles from one lodge to another. Please call ahead as a minimum number of passengers may be requires. Phone: 406-892-2525.
The daily Amtrak passenger service the Empire Builder, which runs between Seattle/Portland and Chicago, follows along the southern boundary of Glacier National Park. It stops at East Glacier (Glacier Park Station, summer only), West Glacier (Belton Station), Essex and Whitefish.
Getting Around Within the Park
GPI park shuttles operate from one lodge to another. These shuttles take time, however, because of their many stops. Also, some shuttles may require a minimum number of passengers before they travel at all. Therefore you may want to inquire ahead of time by calling GPI at 406-892-2525.
Best selection of books on the Northwest.
Moon Glacier National Park, 4th Edition (Moon Handbooks) by Becky Lomax. Get an insider's perspective on hiking the trails in the park's one million acres of wilderness, unique trip strategies, a wildlife watching tour, a one day Glacier tour, biking up Going-to-the-Sun Road and wildlife viewing. Order now...
Glacier National Park: Crown Jewel of the Continent by Will MacPheat. This book contains a collection of photographs of Glacier National Park featuring Lake McDonald, Avalanche Lake, Going to the Sun Highway, St. Mary's, Many Glacier and Two Medicine areas. Order now...
Glacier National Park and Waterton Lakes National Park: A Complete Recreation Guide by Vicky Spring and Tom Kirkendall. Discover the best areas for hiking, biking, boating, horseback riding and skiing in these two guides. Order now...
Insiders' Guide to Glacier National Park, 6th: Including the Flathead Valley & Waterton Lakes National Park by Michael McCoy. This book is the essential source for information to this outdoor paradise that offers diverse opportunities for fun and adventure. Written by a local, this guide offers a personal and practical perspective of Glacier and its surrounding environs. Order now...
The Photographer's Guide to Glacier National Park: Where to Find Perfect Shots and How to Take Them (The Photographer's Guide) by Gordon Sullivan. This experienced, world-class free-lance photographer shares his secrets and favorite little-known locales in this coffee table book that contains 96 color photographs of Glacier National Park. Order now...
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