Crown of the Continent

As the Crown of the Continent, Glacier is the headwaters for streams that flow to the Pacific Ocean, the Gulf of Mexico, and to Hudson's Bay. What happens here affects waters in a huge section of North America. Due to a detection of invasive mussel populations in central Montana, Glacier has closed all park waters to motorized and trailered watercraft until further notice. Read More

Avalanche Lake

Plan Your Trip

Things you need to know to plan a trip to the park.

Hikers on Cracker Lake Trail with wildflowers and mountains

Things to Do

Hiking, biking, backcountry camping, boating, guided tours, ranger's all here.

Haystack Creek flowing under the Going-to-the-Sun Road

Going-to-the-Sun Road

A quintessential part of any Glacier visit, Going-to-the-Sun Road connects the east and west sides through the middle of the park.

Visitor by campfire


Enjoy the crackling of a campfire and sleep under the stars. With 13 campgrounds and 1,009 sites to choose from, options are plentiful.

Logos of international programs overlaid on vegetation covered mountainscape

International Designations

In addition to being a national park, Glacier is an international peace park, biosphere reserve, and world heritage site.

Whitefish Lake Boating

Nearby Attractions

There are many other places nearby that offer a host of different and interesting vacation options.

Last updated: June 30, 2017

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PO Box 128
West Glacier, MT 59936


(406) 888-7800

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