Glacier National Park
Web Guides and Directories

You will find more information about Glacier National Park and related subjects of interest at the web sites listed below. If you have other listings to suggest, or corrections to these, please send us a note at

Glacier-Bob Marshall Wild Lands
A description of the ecosystem by the Montana Wilderness Association. Contact the Flathead-Kootenai Chapter for details on their free hikes in the area. E-mail

The Glacier Institute
A private, non-profit outdoor education organization that promotes understanding of the cultural and natural resources of Glacier National Park. Site offers pricing and descriptions of their various youthcamps, adult field courses, and discovery school programs.

Aerial photo from helicopter tour by Jenie Woehler of Historic Tamarack Lodge.

Glacier National Park
This official National Park Service page provides an overview of visitor information including entrance fees, lodging, campgrounds and backcountry permits. For more detailed information on the park's permissible activities, natural resources, history and maps, go to their web site Visitor's Center. Here you can familiarize yourself with regulations governing usage of the park's resources such as gathering firewood, picking huckleberries, using motorized watercraft, bicycles and commercial filming.

Glacier National Park Associates. PO Box 91, Kalispell, MT 59903. E-mail

The Glacier National Park Associates (GNPA) is an all-volunteer, nonprofit organization that assists with trail work, historic log structure preservation and other projects that the park does not have adequate funding to complete. It also helps the park accomplish its goals through funding and educational activities. (Part of the National Park Service web site.)

Glacier National Park Conservancy. PO Box 310, West Glacier, MT 59936. Phone: 406-888-5756.

A nonprofit organization that helps support park research, cultural preservation, and educational activities through proceeds from bookstore operations in visitor centers and ranger stations throughout Glacier National Park. They offer a guidebooks, maps, videos, as well as publications on several popular hikes that can be accomplished in one day or less, such as the 1.5-mile round trip to St. Mary-Virginia Falls, and the 1.4 mile hike to Hidden Lake Overlook, where mountain goats are often seen in the evening - the summer light fades slowly enough for the return hike. (Part of the National Park Service web site.)

Waterton Glacier International Peace Park
Two National Parks designated by law as the world's first International Peace Park in 1932. This official UNESCO World Heritage web site describes why the area qualified for this status.

Waterton Glacier International Peace Park
History of the Peace Park by Parks Canada.

Waterton Lakes National Park
Rugged mountains rise abruptly out of gentle prairie grassland in this spectacular park. The park is home to Upper Waterton Lake, the deepest lake in the Canadian Rockies. This official Parks Canada web site has information on fees, camping, recreation and the natural heritage.

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