Things To Do

Glacier National Park is a destination for two million visitors each year. With many different facilities and attractions in the park, there is something to interest everyone. Be sure to see our Schedule of Events page to see if something special is happening the day you will be here.

The average visitor spends three to four days in the area, although you easily could fill a week with activities in the park. Listed below are some suggestions based on length of stay. Use the information on this Web site to tailor these activities to suit your own interests. Whatever you chose to do, remember to take some time to relax and enjoy your time in the park.

If you have...

One Day

  • Drive the Going-to-the-Sun Road.
  • Participate in a ranger-led talk or walk.
  • Investigate the Discovery Cabin in Apgar Village, where you can learn about the park's plants and animals.
  • In the Apgar area, use your cell phone to listen to audio recordings while you take a stroll back in time on the park's headquarters district historic walking tour.

Multiple Days

  • Take a backpacking trip deep within Glacier's wild interior.
  • Hike through forests and up mountains on over 700 miles of hiking trails.
  • Camp at any one of our 13 frontcountry campgrounds.
  • Take a boat cruise to learn about geology, park history, and much more.
  • Guided Horseback trips are available inside the park. Ride on a horse and explore historic and contemporary routes.
  • Tour the Going-to-the-Sun Road in a Red Bus or learn all about the Blackfeet Indian culture in comfortable motor coaches.
  • Attend ranger-led walks, talks, hikes, and amphitheater programs throughout your stay. Programs run from early June to early September.

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