Nearby Attractions

Hiker on craggy ridge looks out to where green expanse meets snowy mountain range
The vista from Lakeview Ridge on the north edge of Waterton Lakes National Park perfectly captures "where the mountains meet the prairies."

Parks Canada / Cyndi Smith

Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park

While a visit to Glacier can take days or weeks to see everything, there are also many other places nearby that offer a host of interesting vacation options. One must-see place is our sister park in Canada, Waterton Lakes National Park. Great hiking, picturesque boat cruises, and several scenic drives all await visitors around the town of Waterton:

Blackfeet Indian Reservation

Immediately east of Glacier is the Blackfeet Indian Reservation. A visit to the impressive Museum of the Plains Indian, in Browning, Montana is a fascinating way to explore their rich cultural heritage. For additional information, check out their official website:

Other National Park Sites in Montana

Montana is known for both natural beauty and cultural history. Some of the state’s most special places have been preserved and maintained by the National Park Service. Either on your way here or on your way home, check out these other interesting National Park units:

Montana State Parks

Visit Montana's 55 State Parks and enjoy camping, hiking, fishing, swimming, boating, sightseeing, historical touring, and more:

Flathead National Forest

US Forest Service lands border Glacier on both the west and the south. There’s a USFS ranger station in the town of Hungry Horse, nine miles southwest of West Glacier on Highway 2:

Hungry Horse Dam and Powerplant

The Hungry Horse Dam and Powerplant is located on the South Fork of the Flathead River, 15 miles south of the west entrance to Glacier National Park and 20 miles northeast of Kalispell, Montana. There is a visitor center that provides more information about the dam and powerplant.

Travel Montana

Comprehensive information on activities, lodging, and events related to tourism and recreation in Montana is available on the state’s official travel website:

Chambers of Commerce

The surrounding towns and communities have a variety of businesses and services to accommodate vacationers and other visitors to this region:

Last updated: March 17, 2023

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