Glacier Guides & Montana Raft Blog

Glacier Guides & Montana Raft makes monthly contributions to this blog with subjects on all things rafting, hiking, fishing, biking and lodging in and around Glacier National Park as well as relevant news and information about Glacier National Park.

Iceberg Lake – A Fun Hike For All Ages!  

One of our favorite day trips is the Friday hike to Iceberg Lake. It’s 9.5 miles out and back with a relatively mild elevation gain of 1275 ft.

Overnight Rafting in Glacier National Park – 5 Reasons You Should Go!  

An overnight rafting trip takes an already amazing experience on the river to a whole new level. However, in case you need some more convincing, here are five reasons you should go overnight rafting in Glacier National Park with Glacier Guides and Montana Raft!

Day Hikes Glacier National Park
5 Great Spots for Photography in Glacier National Park  

Glacier National Park is a great place for photography, so one of the common questions I get asked working in the park is: “Where is the best spot in Glacier to take pictures?” So, today, I present you with 5 of my favorite spots for photography in Glacier National Park

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