Top Adventures in Glacier County

  • Hike to Apikuni Falls at Glacier National Park

    From the parking lot follow the trail to the left to Apikuni Falls. The first 1/4 mile of the trail is an easy stroll through an open field before entering an aspen forest where the trail ascends more than 500 feet in less than 1/2 mile.The falls ...

    1.8 miles 670 ft gain

  • Backpack to Poia Lake, Glacier NP

    Located in Many Glacier, the Red Gap Pass trail begins at the Apikuni Falls Trailhead located east of the Many Glacier Lodge (if you're looking to check out the falls before your hike, check out Hike to Apikuni Falls at Glacier National Park). The...

    12.8 miles 1700 ft gain

  • Walk the Swiftcurrent Nature Trail, Glacier National Park

    Walking in either direction, the trail is easy to follow. If you take the loop counter-clockwise, you will reach the Grinnell Glacier parking area in just over a half mile (which is an alternate starting point for this trail). Follow the signs and...

    2.3 miles

  • Hike to Cracker Lake

    The 6.1 mile (12.2 roundtrip), hike to Cracker Lake includes wooded forests, grand views of lakes and mountains, creek crossings, distant waterfalls, mining ruins, possible wildflowers and wildlife, and a swim in turquoise water. At 1400ft elevati...

    12.2 miles

  • Hike the Skyline Experience

    The route starts from Many Glacier at the Cracker Lake Trailhead, about 5000 feet. Hike the trail about 2 miles until you come to a fork, stay right here to keep your approach hike a little shorter. Hikers wind through switchbacks and beautiful me...

    16 miles 6500 ft gain

  • Kayak Swiftcurrent Lake

    Swiftcurrent Lake is easily accessed along the shores of Many Glacier Hotel where ample parking is available. The Glacier Park Boat Company offers single and double kayak rentals onsite (pricing and dates of operations are available here: glacier...

  • Hike to Ptarmigan Tunnel

    This amazing 11 mile hike with 2,300 feet of vertial gain begins behind the Swiftcurrent Motor Inn cabins. If you start early enough you can park by the trailhead, but if you get a little later start you may need to park in the main lot of the Mot...

    10.7 miles 2249 ft gain

  • Hike Grinnell Glacier in Glacier NP

    The Grinnel Glacier Hike begins at the Grinnell Glacier Trailhead just past the Many Glacier Lodge. A fee of $25 is required to enter Glacier National Park for a seven-day pass. The Many Glacier region is entered from the east side of the park f...

    7.6 miles 1840 ft gain

  • Hike to Grinnell Lake

    The hike to Grinnell Lake begins at the Grinnell Glacier Trailhead, approximately 0.5 miles past Many Glacier Hotel in the Many Glacier area of Glacier National Park. For folks staying in the hotel, there is an optional trailhead just south of the...

    7 miles 60 ft gain

  • Hike to Iceberg Lake, Glacier National Park

    The 9.7-mile out-and-back trail starts in the Many Glacier area of Glacier National Park, near the Swiftcurrent Motor Inn. The trailhead is easy to find at the northwest corner of the Inn area and the trail is well marked the whole way. The trail ...

    9.7 miles 1200 ft gain

  • Backpack Glacier's North Circle Route (North East Section)

    Planning & PreparationsAs amazing as this trek is, it's certainly not without its challenges, and the first one you will run into is obtaining a backcountry permit for camping.  As it absolutely should, backcountry camping is very regulated.  ...

    43 miles

  • Hike to Ptarmigan Falls

    ...The hike to Ptarmigan Falls begins next to the cabins near the Swiftcurrent Motor Inn. There’s enough parking for about 10-16 vehicles in the lot next to the trailhead. This is a heavily trafficked area, so extra parking is available in front o...

    5.4 miles 768 ft gain

  • Nearby camping, hotels, and more

    • Browning, Montana

      Many Glacier Campground

      Overview The Many Glacier Campground is located on the east side of Glacier National Park, at an elevation of approximately 4,500 feet. There are 41 camp sites available for advance reservations an...

    • Saint Mary, Montana

      St. Mary / East Glacier Koa

    • Browning, Montana

      St. Mary Campground

      Overview St. Mary Campground is the largest campground on the east side of Glacier National Park, and is conveniently located approximately a half-mile from the St. Mary Visitor Center. The visitor...

    • West Glacier, Montana

      Fish Creek Campground

      Overview Fish Creek Campground is the second largest campground in Glacier National Park, and one of four campgrounds that takes reservations. Glacier National Park, in northwestern Montana, is ...

    • West Glacier, Montana

      Apgar Group Sites

      Overview Apgar Campground is situated on the southern tip of Lake McDonald in beautiful Glacier National Park in northwestern Montana. Pristine forests, alpine meadows, rugged mountains and spectac...

    • West Glacier, Montana

      West Glacier Koa

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