Family Fun Glacier National Park & Western Montana

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Family Fun Abounds

For generations, families of all sizes have been enjoying Western Montana's Glacier Country. Whether it's retracing a trip from your youth or creating your own Montana memory, there are endless ways to bring your family together. Here in Glacier Country, there's a special kind of bonding power that comes from combining the region's natural beauty, fresh air and outdoor adventure activities that seems to push away the desire for video games or TV.

The Yellowstone you haven’t seen yet.

The wild beauty of Yellowstone National Park spills over for miles. Snow seekers come to Yellowstone Country Montana for panoramic expanses of pure white against impossibly blue skies.

Try boating on Flathead Lake, learning to ski or snowboard on a powdery slope, hiking along a high ridgeline or taking a drive across the Going-to-the-Sun Road in Glacier National Park.

But rest assured, there's no need to scale the highest mountain to have a peak family experience. Here in Montana, outdoor adventure comes in many forms and could be as simple as floating a river, picking wild huckleberries or exploring a ghost town. Guided trips also provide a great way to explore new and different activities, no matter your ski level.

Plus, seasonal deals help stretch your budget farther and help make any visit even better.

And if your family includes pets, not a worry. Try one of our many pet-friendly lodges.

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Family Fun in Western Montana & Glacier National Park

Western Montana's Glacier Country

News from Glacier National Park: Currently 12.5 miles of the Going-to-the-Sun Road are open for travel.

Bird Woman Falls

An icon in Glacier National Park, Bird Woman Falls is a glistening 492-foot-high waterfall that cascades down the side of Mt. Oberlin. From West Glacier, travel the Going-to-the-Sun Road to Bird Woman Falls Overlook, located on the west side of the Continental Divide.

Trail of the Cedars

This short boardwalk trail (ADA accessible) takes visitors through an old growth cedar forest. It’s also the beginning of the Avalanche Lake Trail (just over two miles long) that leads to Avalanche Lake—one of the most popular day hikes in Glacier National Park. Trail of the Cedars is located about five and a half miles north of Lake McDonald Lodge.

Drive the Going-to-the-Sun Road

If your time in Glacier National Park is limited, one must-see attraction is the Going-to-the-Sun Road. This 50-mile long road takes travelers between St. Mary and West Glacier through the heart of the park, crossing the Continental Divide at Logan Pass. There are numerous pullouts along the road, ideal for taking photographs and enjoying the scenery.

See a Glacier

As you’re traveling the Going-to-the-Sun Road, pull over at Jackson Glacier Overlook (located east of Logan Pass). The overlook offers the best opportunity to see a glacier from the road.

Many Glacier Valley

Home to incredible mountains, active glaciers, abundant wildlife and miles of hiking trails, Many Glacier is located in the northeast section of Glacier National Park. Trails leave from this valley in numerous directions, with popular hiking destinations including Iceberg Lake, Grinnell Lake and Ptarmigan Tunnel.

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