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As the western gateway to Glacier National Park, West Glacier has been dubbed "guide central," and adventures in and around Glacier National Park often begin and end in West Glacier.

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Paddle Middle Fork Flathead near West Glacier

West Glacier, Montana

5.0

Hike to Apgar Lookout

Columbia Falls, Montana

4.0
7 mi / 1850 ft gain

Apgar Bike Trail

West Glacier, Montana

3.58 mi / 102 ft gain

Capture Sunrise or Sunset at Lake McDonald

West Glacier, Montana

5.0

Kayak Lake McDonald

West Glacier, Montana

5.0

Paddle McDonald Creek, Glacier National Park

West Glacier, Montana

5.0

Swim at the Belton Bridge

West Glacier, Montana

2.0

Hike the Rocky Point Trail, Glacier NP

West Glacier, Montana

5.0
2.04 mi / 350 ft gain

Rocky Point via Lake McDonald Trail

West Glacier, Montana

1.63 mi / 138 ft gain

Places to stay

Apgar Group Sites

West Glacier, Montana

Apgar Group Sites

West Glacier KOA Resort

West Glacier, Montana

West Glacier KOA Resort

Fish Creek Campground

West Glacier, Montana

Fish Creek Campground

Under Canvas Glacier

Coram, Montana

Under Canvas Glacier

From $99 / night

Emery Bay Campground

Martin City, Montana

Emery Bay Campground

Big Creek Campground

Flathead County, Montana

Big Creek Campground

Guides and stories

10 Must-Do Adventures In Glacier National Park

10 Must-Do Adventures In Glacier National Park

The Outbound Collective

Jumbo Glacier: Where Do We Go From Here?

Jumbo Glacier: Where Do We Go From Here?

Chloe Donlan

A Walk into the Past: Returning Three Decades Later to Glacier NP

A Walk into the Past: Returning Three Decades Later to Glacier NP

Matt Johnson

15 Amazing Hikes in Glacier National Park

15 Amazing Hikes in Glacier National Park

The Outbound Collective

Watch This Video and Witness the Glory That Is Glacier National Park

Watch This Video and Witness the Glory That Is Glacier National Park

Rob Feakins

From the Glaciers to the Tundra: 15 Photos from Wrangell-St. Elias National Park

From the Glaciers to the Tundra: 15 Photos from Wrangell-St. Elias National Park

Sonja Saxe

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