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)

  • Chalet Testimonial

    Our family of 5 just returned from the 3 day chalet trip with Ryan and Eva and WOW! We’re still coming down from the amazing time we had! First of all, both these guides are just really cool people, super knowledgeable about the history and ecology of the park, and clearly enthusiastic about what they do. The Highline Trail was stunning, Ryan and Eva made sure everyone was comfortable with the pace and pointed out animals, berries, and interesting features when we came across them. After the hike in it was awesome to have a delicious, hot meal prepared FOR us (we felt very fortunate for our dinner after watching the rest of the guest eat freeze dried stuff). I’m so grateful for the gentle push to do the two day hikes we did while up that way; they were so worth the climb and our time at the top of the Swiftcurrent Fire Lookout is one of the absolute highlights of this trip. I want to make a special mention of how great both of these guides where with our children, my boys especially bonded with Ryan and they probably talked both his and Eva’s ears all the way off over the duration of the trip but they were so cool about it. Overall this trip was one we will never forget and always cherish and the fantastic guides and process with your company really made it that much more enjoyable. We hope to come back someday for more adventures!

    — Tiphini Axtell

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  • Lodging Testimonial

    We had a wonderful stay at the guest house-wish it could’ve been longer! The house was clean and comfortable. We even got to enjoy watching deer each evening from the front patio. It is a perfect house for multiple families, especially nice to have the whole downstairs for those with younger children. Great place!

    — VRBO Review

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  • Our Guides

    My family and I went on a white water raft with Nicolette and it was one of the best experiences! Nic has such an awesome personality and really made an already awesome experience even better. The views you get to see along this ride are great. I highly recommend taking a trip with this company!

    — Kelsey Morgan

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  • Group Trip Testimonial

    Our group went on a 4 day, 3 night backpacking trip. Jordan, our guide, made sure we knew about the foliage, animals, how to stay safe, were well fed and that we stayed hydrated. It truly went perfect, we will be visiting again.

    — Cjgarcia52

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  • Hiking Testimonial

    Went on a guided hike to Avalanche Trail yesterday with our guide Tom. Perfect way to experience the Park for the first time. I learned so much about the Park as Tom pointed out many interesting points that I would have not known if I went alone. Enjoyed the company of 5 other guests. Took a van ride about 16 miles in to access the Trail. Tom brought lunches for each and we ate halfway through on the shore of a beautiful lake. I enjoyed asking questions to learn and Tom had the answers. I would highly recommend taking a guided hike with Glacier Guides even if you’ve been to the Park before. Glad I did.

    — Peter Lemp

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