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The Best Camping in East Glacier Park

Looking for the best camping in East Glacier Park? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around East Glacier Park. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top camping spots in and near East Glacier Park

  • Glacier County, Montana

    Explore Two Medicine Lake

    5.0
    Two Medicine Lake sits in the southeastern part of Glacier NP away from the more popular Going-to-the-Sun Road. The 2-mile long lake has a 100 site campground that serves visitors on a first-come-first-serve basis; the campground opens mid-April and closes in November. From the main parking area...
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  • Glacier County, Montana

    Cobalt Lake

    11.12 mi / 1768 ft gain
    Cobalt Lake Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a waterfall located near East Glacier Park Village, Montana.
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  • Glacier County, Montana

    Two Medicine Lake South Shore Trail

    6.91 mi / 686 ft gain
    Two Medicine Lake South Shore Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near East Glacier Park Village, Montana.
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  • Glacier County, Montana

    Pitamakan Pass

    15.36 mi / 3064 ft gain
    This gripping, 16 mile round trail reveals adventure at every turn. Nestled behind Pray Lake in Glacier National Park, the Pitamakan Pass hike will begin at the North Shore Trailhead. To access this trailhead, a fifteen dollar fee may be payed to cross Pray Lake by boat. If your pocket book is ru...
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  • Glacier County, Montana

    Oldman Lake via Pitamakan Pass Trail

    13.23 mi / 2352 ft gain
    Oldman Lake via Pitamakan Pass Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Browning, Montana.
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  • Glacier County, Montana

    Triple Divide Pass Trail to Red Eagle Lake

    29.22 mi / 5499 ft gain
    A couple of notes to keep in mind before you start... this is a loop that takes you to a different part of the park so you will either need two vehicles (one for the pickup spot and one to take you to the trailhead) or you will need to hitchhike back to you drop off vehicle. Also you will need to...
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  • Kiowa, Montana

    Medicine Grizzly to Triple Divide Pass

    12.99 mi / 843 ft gain
    Medicine Grizzly to Triple Divide Pass is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near East Glacier Park Village, Montana.
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  • Glacier County, Montana

    Firebrand Trail to Ole Creek

    23.31 mi / 3176 ft gain
    Firebrand Trail to Ole Creek is a point-to-point trail that takes you by a lake located near East Glacier Park Village, Montana.
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  • West Glacier, Montana

    Fielding Coal Creek Trail

    31.11 mi / 8455 ft gain
    Fielding Coal Creek Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Essex, Montana.
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  • Essex, Montana

    Devil Creek to Elk Lake

    12.03 mi / 3025 ft gain
    Devil Creek to Elk Lake is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Essex, Montana.
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  • Browning, Montana

    Backpack the Continental Divide in Glacier NP

    4.0
    33.4 mi / 5257 ft gain
    Park your car at the Two Medicine North Shore Trailhead, and take a National Park Shuttle (if they are running during the season--they stop around Labor Day in September) or set up a private shuttle service to St. Mary and the Red Eagle Trailhead (only ~$10-20 bucks a person).The first day from t...
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  • Browning, Montana

    The Garden Wall

    15.16 mi / 3944 ft gain
    The Garden Wall Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near West Glacier, Montana.
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  • Browning, Montana

    Granite Park via Highline Trail

    11.54 mi / 1466 ft gain
    Granite Park via Highline Trail is a point-to-point trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Siyeh Bend, Montana.
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  • West Glacier, Montana

    Harrison Lake

    15.3 mi / 1076 ft gain
    Harrison Lake Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near West Glacier, Montana.
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  • West Glacier, Montana

    Explore Avalanche Creek

    5.0
    0.7 mi
    Avalanche Creek is one of Glacier National Park's easiest features to access and also one of its most unique. The old-growth cedar forest is home to towering trees, moss-covered boulders, and a rushing stream of glacial water. A small loop trail winds through the lower forest and leads to a bri...
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  • West Glacier, Montana

    Snyder Lakes, Glacier NP

    5.0
    8.81 mi / 2060 ft gain
    Starting out at the Sperry Trailhead, adjacent to Lake McDonald Lodge, climb along the trail until you see the branch off to your left for Snyder Lakes.  Continue climbing through wooded trees with glimpses of the surrounding mountains until reaching the lower lake.  There is not much for a trail...
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