In addition to the Scheduling and Guidelines page, the following suggestions and reminders will help you plan your field trip to Glacier National Park:
Locations and Resources
Academic Fee Waivers
Visit our Fees & Passes page to see if your group qualifies.
Some of the trails in the Lake McDonald area that work well for spring and fall field trips include:
The Apgar area remains accessible in the winter.
For more information and ideas, there are trail maps on our Hiking the Trails page.
Other organizations also run tours and school programs within the park. You may want to contact the Glacier Institute to see if they have a program that would fit your group and date. There are also guided tours available with Sun Tours and the Red Bus Tours.
We have a variety of curriculum materials available including pre- and post-visit activities, Glacier National Park vocabulary, and resource information. These materials will help you plan a trip that is not only fun, but educational as well.
For more ideas on planning field trips, choosing appropriate trails, or finding lesson plans, contact Glacier's education specialist at 406-888-5837.
Last updated: May 2, 2019