Bicycling in Glacier means sharing the roads with both recreational and passenger vehicles of all size. Special precautions need to be taken by all visitors to ensure that everyone has a safe and enjoyable time. Vehicles need to allow a 3 ft (1 m) distance between their vehicle and bicyclists.
RegulationsCyclists must observe all traffic regulations.
Note: Hiker/Biker sites are not available at Avalanche, Many Glacier, Rising Sun, or St. Mary in 2021
Hiker/biker sites are not available to motorcyclists. They must use regular unoccupied campsites.
For safety and to ease congestion, restrictions are in effect on sections of the Going-to-the-Sun Road, from June 15 through Labor Day:
Are There Bike Trails?
Bicycles are permitted on all of the roads in the park but are not permitted on trails, with three exceptions:
Additionally, the Inside North Fork Road is temporarily closed to vehicles between Camas Creek and Logging Creek and makes an excellent, although unpaved, route for exploring the park by bicycle.
Spring Hiker-Biker Season
In Spring, portions of the Going-to-the-Sun Road are open for hiking and biking, beyond the vehicle closure.
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This video highlights the spring biking season in Glacier National Park. It shows what to bring and how to enjoy this early season in the park. There is no narration.
Last updated: September 8, 2021