Going-to-the-Sun Road Information and Transit System
One of the most amazing highlights of Glacier National Park is a drive on the Going-to-the-Sun Road. This engineering marvel spans 50 miles through the park's wild interior, winding around mountainsides and treating visitors to some of the best sights in northwest Montana.
Wondering what portions of the Going-to-the-Sun Road are open for travel? See the live status of all park roads now.
David Restivo, NPS
Plowing the Going-to-the-Sun Road is a monumental challenge. Learn all about it here.
Going-to-the Sun Road FAQs
Find answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about the Going-to-the-Sun Road.
Are you traveling in Glacier without a car? Are you looking to take a hike from one point to another without the hassle of having two cars? Are you concerned about global climate change in Glacier? Consider using Glacier's shuttle system.
Take a Virtual Tour
Take a historical look behind the construction of this engineering feat in our eTour.
Audio/Video Driving Tour
Experience the Going-to-the-Sun Road from your computer or iPod by downloading driving Podcasts.
Alternative Travel Opportunities
Discover other fascinating destinations beyond the Going-to-the-Sun Road.
David Restivo, NPS
Going-to-the-Sun Road Project
Updates on the rehabilitation of the Going-to-the-Sun Road can be found on Western Federal Lands Highway's Web site.
Federal Highway Administration
New Going-to-the-Sun Road Video
Transportation Options at Glacier National Park is the new video created by the Federal Highway Administration and Glacier National Park, which highlights recent advancements in transportation in Glacier National Park. Download the 25Mb QuickTime file here.
Did You Know?
The "Backbone of the World" is the Blackfeet tribal name given to the greater Glacier National Park ecosystem.