Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park provides a wide array of outdoor recreational activities in a stunningly beautiful setting. There are over 700 miles of trails to hike ranging from day hikes to extended treks. Adventurous whitewater rafting trips and fly fishing tours are available from experienced guides and outfitters. Other activities include backpacking, camping, cross country skiing, bicycling and horseback riding. For a less strenuous activity, drive the infamous Going-to-the-Sun Road or take one of the infamous Red Bus Tours to enjoy the many spectacular scenic views. Find what to do in Glacier National Park.

Cross Country Skiing

Glacier National Park Cross Country Skiing and Snowshoeing
Winter ski and snowshoe trails are spread throughout the park. Find maps of ski trails, current conditions including trail closures and avalanche conditions.

Glacier Raft Company. 106 Going to the Sun Road, West Glacier, MT 59936. Phone: 406-888-5454; Toll-free: 1-800-235-6781; Fax: 406-888-5541. E-mail GPS: 4829'47.9"N 11358'53.6"W

Fly Fishing

Glacier Anglers. #6 Going to the Sun Road, PO Box 210, West Glacier, MT 59936. Phone: 406-888-5454; Toll-free: 1-800-235-6781; Fax: 406-888-5541. E-mail

Glacier National Park Fishing
Find information on where to fish, equipment and bait, fishing regulations, boating permits and more.


Glacier Park Lodge Golf Course. PO Box 147, East Glacier Park, MT 59434. Phone: (Tee times) 406-226-5642.


Glacier National Park has more than 700 miles of trails ranging from day hikes to extended treks. Trailheads for popular day hikes can be found near the visitors' centers. Find detailed reports on trail status, trail maps and trip planning on the Glacier National Park website.

Scenic Drive

Going-to-the-Sun Road
A 50-mile (80km) paved drive that traverses the middle of the park stretching and winding its way from West Glacier to St. Mary Lake.


Red Bus Tours
The famous Red Buses takes you on an interpretive round-trip tour of Glacier National Park where you'll learn the history and heritage of the park while witnessing some of the most beautiful scenery and wildlife. Tours depart from both the east and west sides of the park. Tours departing from the east side are from Swiftcurrent Motor Inn, Many Glacier Hotel and Rising Sun Motor Inn (all inside the park), various spots in the town of St. Mary's, Johnson's (for their hotel guests only) and at the Glacier Park Lodge in East Glacier (all outside the park). Tours departing from the west side are from Apgar Visitor Center, Village Inn at Apgar and Lake McDonald Lodge (all inside the park), plus a couple spots near the west entrance to the park.

Whitewater Rafting Guides and Outfitters

Glacier Guides/Montana Raft Company. 11970 Highway 2, West Glacier, MT 59936. Phone: 406-387-5555; Toll-free: 1-800-521-7238; Fax: 406-387-5656. E-mail

Glacier Outdoor Center. #6 Going to the Sun Road, Box 210 TP, West Glacier, MT 59936. Phone: 406-888-5454; Toll-free: 1-800-235-6781; Fax: 406-888-5541. E-mail

Great Northern Whitewater Raft & Resort. 12127 Highway 2 E, PO Box 270, West Glacier, MT 59936. Phone: 406-387-5340l Toll-free: 1-800-735-7897; Fax: 406-387-9007. E-mail

Wild River Adventures. 11900 Highway 2 E, PO Box 272, West Glacier, MT 59936. Phone: 406-387-9453; Fax: 1-413-403-5035. E-mail GPS: N48 28.192; W114 00.033.

Related Webs

Glacier Mountaineering Society. PO Box 1271, Kalispell, MT, 59903.
A group of people motivated to experience, explore and protect the environment of Glacier/Waterton National Peace Park. Need to be a member to join their climbs. The site has extensive information on backcountry etiquette and safety.

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