Glacier Guides and Montana Raft

Glacier National Park Guides

Raft. Hike. Fish. Bike. Stay.

Rafting  
  • Day Trips
  • Overnight Trips
  • Private Adventures
Hiking  
  • Day Hikes
  • Backpacking Trips
  • Nature Walks & Family Adventures
Fly Fishing  
  • Full Day Trips
  • Half Day Trips
  • Custom Overnight Trips
Biking  
  • Guided Bike Tours
  • Bike Rentals
  • Choose a Regular or E-Bike
Stay  
  • Glacier Guides Guest House
  • Glacier Guides Lodge
  • Stay & Play with us!
Glacier National Park Chalets  
  • Granite Park Chalet
  • Sperry Chalet

Our mission is to provide exceptional active travel vacations and experiences in and around Glacier National Park while preserving and protecting Glacier’s unique ecosystem using the best available ecologically sound practices. And that means the best environmental efforts, too.

Glacier Guides & Montana Raft

The Glacier Guides and Montana Raft Difference

Glacier Guides & Montana Raft

Experience, Knowledge & Safety

Over 90 percent of the Glacier Guides and Montana Raft’s staff returns every season. Rafting guides are trained in Swiftwater Rescue in addition to all guides certified in Wilderness First Aid and CPR and NPS Bear Management Training.

Glacier Guides & Montana Raft

Glacier Experts

We were chosen as Glacier National Park’s exclusive hiking guide service in 1983. We teach and practice Leave No Trace on all of our trips. Since 2013, we are “EcoStar Award” winners in recognition of our pollution prevention efforts.

Glacier Guides & Montana Raft

Keep it Fresh & Local

We are tied and committed to our local community and do as much local purchasing as possible. We think it’s important to fuel your body with organic, local, tasty and nutritious food. We can also cater to all dietary restrictions.

Glacier Guides & Montana Raft

Local Sources

Lifeline Cheese (Victor), Great Northern Pasta (Whitefish), Half Moon Eggs (Columbia Falls), Mountain View Garden (Kalispell), Two Bear Farm (Whitefish), Perfect Cut Meats (Columbia Falls), Wheat Montana (Kalispell), Montana Huckleberry Haven (Kalispell)

  • Lodging Testimonial

    The other reviewers did not lie. We loved our accommodations and the relaxed environment they’ve created for their guests. The lodge is down the road from the west entrance to GNP. This means it is quiet and the reason why we saw the “neighborhood” bear about 30 yards away as we drank our post-hike tea. Clearly, the signs were right, it is bear country. We would definitely lodge here again.

    — Marisa F

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  • Fishing Testimonial

    Great place! Amazing planning, preparation and logistics management. I had a great time on a half day fly fishing trip on the Northfork and learned some great techniques. I also went on a guided 3 day backpacking trip. Besides the spectacular views, our meals were healthy and tasty. Both guides were very knowledgeable, passionate and experienced. The guides as well as the service staff are great people. Everyone is upbeat, passionate about outdoor recreation, professional, safe and fun. It’s great being surrounded by like minded people. I will most definitely return to make some more memories.

    — Clemente

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  • Group Trip Testimonial

    Our Tuesday half-day guided group hike on the Highline Trail at Logan’s Pass was exciting and literally breathtaking. Jen and Ryan were our guides and were excellent. Billed as a “moderate” hike, the 7-mile round trip hike had some steep inclines, but Jen set a steady pace and seemed to know exactly when the group needed a breather. Ryan gave her credit as the creative chef for the excellent lunch Glacier Guides provided. Be sure to follow the company’s recommendation to dress in layers. Our morning started out with rain and a chill in the air, but the skies eventually turned blue and warm. Bring your camera to capture the natural beauty of the area, including the wildlife. At one point, we were even sharing the trail with a bighorn sheep! We will definitely use Glacier Guides again on our next trip to Montana and will likely book a different day of the week to experience a different trail. Enjoy!

    — Allyn G

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  • Group Trip Testimonial

    My group of 6 had an absolute BLAST on our rafting trip. The staff is very friendly and knowledgeable, and they provide great service. Very happy with our experience here!

    — Chris Sheppard

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  • Lodging Testimonial

    Glacier Guides Guest House has everything you could need for your trip to Glacier National Park! The house is very accommodating, fully stocked, and comfortable. And you can’t beat the location. So close to Glacier National Park. Thank you, Glacier Guides, for offering such a great option for families!

    — Jill Bridgeman

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