Activities In and Around Glacier National Park

If you’re looking for fun, our corner of Northwestern Montana delivers. Yes, there is endless wonder and plenty of merriment to be had within Glacier National Park. There are also countless activities just outside the park’s borders. We could never list all of the activities in and around Glacier National Park, but we’ve had a blast trying!

Whether you’re looking to entertain small children, thrill adrenaline seekers, or something in between, you can find that something in our area. In fact, there are so many things to do around here that we could never list everything.  The following is just a small list of activities in and around Glacier National Park.  Just ask the locals – you could never run out of fun around here!

Water Based FunActivities Whitewater Rafting Glacier

Glacier Guides and Montana Raft: Whitewater rafting, scenic floats, and fishing tours.  Also kayak, raft,  Zayak, and paddleboard rentals for water enthusiasts. Backpacks, tents, baby carriers, sleeping pads, and more! West Glacier, Montana.
Glacier Outfitters:  Rent bikes, kayaks, bear spray, and camping equipment.  Located in Apgar Village inside the west entrance of Glacier National Park.
Far West Tours: Scenic cruises on Flathead Lake. Lakeside, Montana.
Sea Me Paddle: Kayaking tours on Flathead Lake. Lakeside, Montana.
Glacier Park Boat Company: Scenic, interpretive cruises in historic wooden boats. Several locations in Glacier National Park.
Paddlefish Sports: Paddleboard and bicycle rentals on Whitefish Lake. Whitefish, MT.

Kids’ Activities / Family Fun

Whitefish Mountain Resort: Scenic lift rides, zip-lining, Walk in the Treetops, alpine slide, downhill biking, and more! Whitefish, Montana.
Swan Mountain Outfitters: Horseback rides in and around Glacier National Park.
Base Camp: Dogsledding, kayak and bicycle tours. Bigfork, Montana.
The Amazing Fun Center: Bumper boats, maze, mini golf, and more. Coram, Montana.
Big Sky Waterslide: First water park in Montana! And our personal favorite. Also bumper cars, mini golf, and more. Columbia Falls, Montana.
Beyond the Boundaries: Mountain Bike guiding, rentals, lessons and camps. Out of the Whitefish Bike Retreat in Whitefish, Montana.
Stumptown Art Studio: Paint your own pottery, mosaics, glass art, and classes. Whitefish, Montana.
EZ Air Sports Academy:  Indoor trampoline gym for all ages.  Kalispell, Montana.
The Wave: Racquetball, kid’s activity pool, lap pool, basketball court, classes, workout facilities. Whitefish, Montana.

Area Golf Courses

Glacier View Golf Course: West Glacier, Montana
Buffalo Hill: Kalispell, Montana
Eagle Bend & Northern Pines: Bigfork, Montana
Meadow Lake Golf Course: Columbia Falls, Montana
Village Greens: Kalispell, Montana
Whitefish Lake Golf Course: Whitefish, Montana

Ice Cream!

Crown of the Continent Discovery Center: West Glacier, Montana

Microbreweries and Distilleries

Glacier Distilling – Coram, Montana – Just down the bike path from us! Rent a bike from us and head west to enjoy an afternoon on Glacier Distilling’s patio. With more than 20 small batch spirits on their shelves, Glacier Distilling Company provides a unique experience into the world of distilling. Visitors can customize tasting flights to sample the award winning spirits straight, or sip delicious craft cocktails on the outdoor patio. Don’t forget to take home a bottle of your favorite Montana whiskey while you’re there! Tastings, cocktails , and bottle sales.

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