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The Best Camping in West Glacier

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

Top camping spots in and near West Glacier

  • 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

    Lake McDonald Backcountry SUP Camping

    4.0
    Paddle across gorgeous Lake McDonald in Glacier National Park to a secluded rocky beach for the day, or stay the night at the backcountry camp site just 20 steps from the water. Leave the car just one mile down from Sprague Creek Campground at the pull-off, and SUP, kayak, or canoe across the la...
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  • West Glacier, Montana

    Backpack to Lincoln Lake

    16.75 mi / 3747 ft gain
    It's a 1600 ft slow increase in elevation. You can walk around the loose rocks going around the lake for an additional 2 miles of hiking. There is a back-country campground at the base of the glacier-fed lake and an amazing waterfall at the opposite end of the of the campground. To camp overnig...
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  • West Glacier, Montana

    Camp at Sprague Creek Campground on Lake McDonald

    4.5
    Ten miles long and nearly 500 feet deep, Lake McDonald, the largest lake in Glacial National Park. Sprague Creek is a small 25-site campground on the northeast shore of the lake, about 9 miles from the west entrance of the park. Campsites are on a first-come, first-serve basis and fill up early....
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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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  • Martin City, Montana

    Drive around Hungry Horse Reservoir

    About 100 miles of mostly gravel roads (14 miles of pavement) will take you around this beautiful reservoir.  With that many miles of road and the shoreline to go with it, it is obvious that there is plenty to see and do in the Hungry Horse area. Check out some of my other adventures for ideas of...
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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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  • Flathead County, Montana

    Hike to Blaine Mountain

    7.3 mi / 2350 ft gain
    To reach the trailhead for this hike, it is about an hour's drive from nearby Kalispell. You will drive around Hungry Horse Reservoir on the West Side Road, and turn off onto Doris Creek Road. Be sure NOT to get this mistaken with the nearby Doris Ridge Road. Once turning onto Doris Creek Road, i...
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  • West Glacier, Montana

    Backpack to Logging Lake

    8.8 mi
    Backcountry camping is the best plan if you’d like to visit Logging Lake, and the primitive campsites lay at the end of a four and a half mile hike through some of the most unspoiled sections of the park. The trail follows logging creek most of the way to the lake traversing through a variety of ...
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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

    Granite Park to Flattop Mountain Trail

    27.54 mi / 6325 ft gain
    Granite Park to Flattop Mountain Trail is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Lake Mc Donald, Montana.
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  • West Glacier, Montana

    Backpack from Glacier NP to Waterton Lakes NP

    5.0
    25 mi
    Day 1: This gorgeous backpacking adventure begins at the Packer's Roost trailhead, which is almost halfway between West and East Glacier on the Going-to-the-Sun Road. This trailhead is marked on the highway before you get to the "Loop." It's a quick left turn so keep your eyes peeled as you pass ...
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  • West Glacier, Montana

    Continental Divide Trail to Fifty Mountain Shelter

    32.7 mi / 14022 ft gain
    Continental Divide Trail to Fifty Mountain Shelter is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Siyeh Bend, Montana.
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  • Kalispell, Montana

    Tongue Mountain Trail

    24.02 mi / 5315 ft gain
    Tongue Mountain Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Kalispell, Montana.
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  • Kalispell, Montana

    Backpack to Black Lake

    7 mi / 1500 ft gain
    Begin at Camp Misery (elev. 5,717 ft). This is a total misname by the way! It should be titled Camp On The Way To Awesomeness! Anyway, head .6 miles on Trail 8 to the intersection of trail. From here turn right on Trail 68 and hike .7 miles until the intersection where you turn right on Trail 7 f...
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