West Glacier Overview
Most visitors to Glacier National Park will pass through West Glacier on their way up the Going-to-the-Sun Road. Those that don’t stop are missing out! It is also one of the stops on Amtrak’s northern route across Montana so an ideal destination for those of you embarking on one of our tailor-made rail holidays across The American West.
West Glacier anchors the western entrance to Glacier National Park and provides a variety of visitor services including lodging, cafes and gift shops. It has been dubbed “guide central” with local guides offer hiking and fly-fishing trips, whitewater and scenic rafting excursions, backcountry camping and trail rides. This bustling community has Montana-minded shops, great local dining and numerous accommodations with affordable rates. Recreation activities include golfing, hiking, biking or cruising nearby Lake McDonald on a boat tour or rafting the Flathead River.