The Glacier Guides Blog

2022 Park Updates  

The snow is melting, the plows have started their work and hiker/biker season on the Going-To-The-Sun Road is right around the corner. Before you head out, take a look at some of the recent rules and changes Glacier National Park is implementing for visitor safety. They also cover campgrounds that require advanced reservations, the vehicle… Read more »

How Can You Celebrate National Park Week?  

Every year in April, we celebrate National Park Week. The United States has over 400 National Parks, over 400 places to explore. How can you celebrate National Park Week? First, you can use the opportunity of free entry on the first day to go exploring, but there are a million other ways. Here are some… Read more »

Plan My Trip To Glacier National Park: May Edition  

What To Do For 5 Days in May You’re ready to explore, you’ve been dying to go rafting for years, you have seen photos of people biking Going-To-The-Sun Road and want to try it out yourself. And it just so happens, you’re extremely free and ready to roam in May. As luck would have it,… Read more »

Leave No Trace and Glacier National Park  

If you’re anything like us, you’re getting ready for summer and you’re already planning that trip to Glacier National Park. Visit Glacier Guides where you can raft, hike, fish, bike or stay with us while you’re in town.  While you plan that trip, we encourage you to familiarize yourself with Leave No Trace and best… Read more »

GNP Ticketed Entry 2022  

Summer 2022 at GNP will be the 2nd consecutive year where ticketed entry is required. We chatted with the National Park Service and got all the ins and outs about what to expect and have outlined it here.

Plan My Trip to Glacier National Park: Winter Edition  

Let us start off by saying, there is a whole other level of beauty in Glacier in the winter. There’s just something about waking up to see snowy mountains in the brisk morning air. Or watching the alpenglow along the Lake McDonald skyline in the early evening light.

How to Horseback Ride and Raft Glacier National Park  

We recommend our fellow Glacier National Park concession partner, Swan Mountain Outfitters, for horseback riding in and around Glacier National Park. Ride horses in the park, then go rafting with us!

Fall 2021 In Glacier National Park  

Here’s what else you need to know as you plan ahead and prepare for your fall 2021 in Glacier National Park.

FAQ: General Biking Glacier National Park  

We love biking. Better for the Earth, better for your health, and a whole lot more fun than driving! We guide biking in Glacier National Park, and rent bikes too, so we know the answers to the most frequently asked questions about biking in our area of the world.