Glacier National Park Biking 2019-05-22T14:23:51-07:00

Glacier National Park Biking: Self Guided

Tired of the Glacier National Park vehicle traffic? Try biking Glacier National Park, instead. You can rent a bike from our office and ride the easy, downhill 1.5 miles to the West Glacier entrance! Glacier Guides and Montana Raft is located on the Gateway to Glacier Bike Path, which connects to Glacier National Park’s bike trails. If you want a classic bike ride, try biking the Going To The Sun Road.

Looking for a Glacier National Park biking shuttle? We offer those, too, with advanced reservations, from May 1 until the Going to the Sun Road opens. $25/person. 4 person minimum.

Want to Ride the Going to the Sun Road in the Summer?

Pro Tip: if the Road is fully open to vehicle traffic, we highly recommend getting on the Logan Pass Express at the Apgar Visitor Center at 7am, loading your bike onto their rack, and heading straight down once you get to the top. You do need to be back to Apgar by 11am to be in compliance with Glacier National Park regulations.

Self guided Glacier National Park biking begins at Glacier Guides and Montana Raft's office, located on the Gateway to Glacier Bike Path.

Gateway to Glacier Bike Path trail map – click to enlarge!

A self guided biking trip of Glacier National Park begins at Glacier Guides and Montana Raft’s office, located on the Gateway to Glacier Bike Path. From our office, you can ride directly into West Glacier and Glacier National Park, or head west along the Bike Path and explore the towns of Coram and Hungry Horse. Great places to eat, drink, and recreate are located along the Bike Path.

self guided Glacier National Park biking bike routes map

Glacier National Park bike routes map – click to enlarge!

We rent men’s, women’s, and children’s Raleigh Cadent 3 bikes, which are a hybrid between a mountain bike and a road bike.  In other words, comfortable, safe, and perfect for biking around many miles of Northwest Montana! Helmets are included with each rental.

self guided biking Glacier National Park

Self guided Glacier National Park biking is fun for the whole family!

Self Guided Biking: What To Know

What To Bring

We suggest when preparing for biking Glacier National Park — particularly if you are headed up the Going-to-the-Sun Road — as though you were going hiking. Click here for our Glacier National Park Day Trips Packing List – Biking.

Also, if you’re biking in Glacier National Park, be sure to check out the regulations.

Cost

Glacier National Park Bike rentals include Raleigh Cadent 3 bicycle and helmet – Diamondback for adults, ultralight Pryme for kids.

Adults Bikes are $45 per day. $30 each additional day. $190 weekly.

Kid Bikes are $35 per day. $20 each additional day. $130 weekly.

We rent bike carriers, too! $15/day, several options to fit a variety of cars.

Call 406-387-555 to reserve.

Other Glacier National Park Biking Options

If you’d like an interpretive, guided experience with one of our highly trained, friendly, and entertaining guides on the Going-to-the-Sun Road, or other paved roads within Glacier National Park, we do those, too! However, we typically only guide in the spring, before the Sun Road opens fully to vehicle traffic.

Biking Glacier FAQ

Do I need bear spray? What if the Going to the Sun Road is closed? Find answers to all your biking questions here.

Biking Glacier National Park with Glacier Guides and Montana Raft is the ultimate spring adventure!

Glacier National Park biking with Glacier Guides and Montana Raft is the ultimate spring adventure!

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