Glacier National Park is a 1,583-sq.-mi. wilderness area in Montana’s Rocky Mountains, with glacier-carved peaks and valleys running to the Canadian border. Come and experience Glacier’s pristine forests, alpine meadows, rugged mountains, and spectacular lakes. With over 700 miles of trails, Glacier is a hiker’s paradise for adventurous visitors seeking wilderness and solitude. Relive the days of old through historic chalets, lodges, transportation, and stories of Native Americans.
Explore Glacier National Park and discover what awaits you. Discover why Glacier National Park’s nickname is the Crown of the Continent. First, spend a day in Whitefish. Have a nice dinner at the Tupelo Grille. Before heading into Glacier National Park, grab a coffee at Montana Coffee Traders. Start your Glacier experience on the Going-to-the-Sun Road, the only road that goes through the heart of the park. On your drive, keep an eye out for wildlife, especially mountain goats. Finish your drive at St. Mary Lake, where you can take a sunset cruise of the lake.
After spending a night on the east side of the park, drive down Highway 2 for views of the soutedge of the park. Hike to Grinnell Glacier or head a north to see Chief Mountain. Spend your night at Many Glacier Hotel on Swiftcurrent Lake. The next day, drive the Going-to-the-Sun Road, to the west side for another night. This road is the only road that goes through the heart of the park. After your drive, watch the sun set on Lake McDonald before grabbing dinner at Belton Chalet.