The Glacier Guides Blog

A Week in the Belly River Valley With Glacier Guides  

If meandering trails through flower-laden meadows, dramatic climbs over mountain passes, and pristine lakes that simply beg you to jump in for a swim are your cup of tea, then backpacking in the Belly River area of Glacier National Park is for you! “The Belly,” as locals affectionately call the area, is actually made up of a few different valleys, each with their own unique and stunning scenery.

What Does a River Guide Do on Their Day Off?  

Good morning! My name is Chelsea Tuttle and I’m stepping in to write a guest blog for Glacier Guides and Montana Raft today while Dre (our multi-talented marketing and social media guru) is out on a 6-day backpacking trip.

5 Reasons Why A Rainy Day in Glacier National Park Is Actually Really Great  

We all love bluebird days, and if you’ve spent much time in Glacier, you know we get plenty of sunshine. But, we’re in the mountains, and the weather can be fickle. Unexpected rain (or snow) can happen any time of year, so one of our FAQ is: What is there to do on a rainy day in Glacier National Park? Let us tell you!

7 Secrets Locals Know About Early Season in Glacier National Park  

There is no doubt that July and August are the most popular times to visit Glacier National Park. After all, the high country is melted out, the wildflowers are incredible, and the weather is generally just about perfect, in the summer.

Tis the Season for Cycling in Glacier National Park  

Whether you’re 5 or 105, cycling in Glacier National Park, especially on the Going-to-the-Sun Road, should be on your bucket list. 

6 Reasons Glacier Park Should Be On Your Bucket List  

Today, I’m sharing my thoughts about why Glacier National Park should be on your bucket list. So, without further ado, I present to you … 6 Reasons Why Glacier National Park Should Be On Your Bucket List

7 Family Friendly Adventures in Glacier National Park  

Many of us here at Glacier Guides and Montana Raft — established in 1983 — are parents. Together, we have decades of experience with family friendly adventures in Glacier. Read on for our best tips!

19 Moose Facts You Probably Didn’t Know  

Moose are one of the most fascinating animals you might encounter in the backcountry of Glacier National Park. They are incredibly recognizable, but most folks don’t actually know a lot about them. You might learn more about them on a guided hiking trip with us, but for now . . .

Sometimes a Goat Isn’t Really a Goat  

Mountain goats are iconic when thinking of Glacier National Park. So let’s learn about them.