Fall Schedule for Park Concessions
Contact: Denise Germann, 406-888-5838
Contact: Jennifer Lutman, 406-888-7895
WEST GLACIER, MONT. - Glacier National Park concessioner operating hours will begin to change as fall approaches. Some concessioners stop providing service in early September while others remain open until mid-October. The park remains open year-round with many opportunities for outdoor activities in all types of weather.
Belton Chalets, Inc.
(1-888-345-2649 or www.sperrychalet.com or www.graniteparkchalet.com) Backcountry Chalets:
*The historic Granite Park Chalet is available for overnight use as a rustic hiker shelter.
**Services at the historic Sperry Chalet include traditional overnight accommodations and food service for overnight guests and day hikers with meal reservations.
Glacier Park Boat Company (406-257-2426 or www.glacierparkboats.com) Boat tours and rentals:
Glacier Park, Inc. (GPI) (Central reservations: 406-892-2525 or www.glacierparkinc.com) Front country lodging, food and beverage services, retail, tour and transportation services:
*Glacier Park Lodge and the Prince of Wales Hotel are located outside the park, but managed by GPI.
**Hiker Shuttle provides connecting service from the Many Glacier area to the National Park Service Going-to-the-Sun Road transit system which operates July 1 -Sept. 3, 2012.
***East side shuttle service to trailheads and hotels between East Glacier and Waterton, Alberta, CA. Shuttle will not operate between Chief Mt. Border Crossing and the Prince of Wales hotel after September 18.
Glacier Guides, Inc. (1-800-521-RAFT or 406-387-5555 or www.glacierguides.com) Day hikes and backpacking:
Sun Tours (1-800-786-9220 or 406-226-9220 or www.glaciersuntours.com) Road-based tours highlighting Blackfeet culture and history:
Swan Mountain Outfitters (1-877-888-5557 or www.swanmountainoutfitters.com/glacier) Horseback rides:
Waterton Inter-Nation Shoreline Cruises, LTD (403-859-2362 or www.watertoncruise.com) Waterton Lake boat tours:
Privately-owned facilities in Apgar Village: offering lodging, dining, camping supplies, groceries, and gifts from May through much of September, some year round.
For reservations and details, please call respective concession phone numbers listed. For general park information, please visit the park's website at: http://www.nps.gov/glac/index.htm or call park headquarters at 406-888-7800.
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Did You Know?
Lake McDonald is the largest lake in the park with a length of 10 miles and a depth of 472 feet. The glacier that carved the Lake McDonald valley is estimated to have been around 2,200 feet thick.