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The Impact of Eco-Tourism: Protecting Glacier National Park  

Glacier National Park covers over a million acres of land, is amoungst one of the country’s largest National Parks, has two mountain ranges, 130 lakes and one of the most diverse ecosystems in North America. Additionally, the landscape is said to be over 170 million years old, specifically the mountain ranges, which formed in an… Read more »

10 reasons to explore glacier with a guide
10 Reasons To Explore Glacier With A Guide  

There are so many blogs, books and shows out in the world that show people exploring on their own. Sure, it definitely gives you a sense of independence and flexibility, but you could be missing out on an epic and unforgettable Glacier National Park vacation when you ditch the guide. We have a never ending… Read more »

What's The Difference Between Yellowstone & Glacier  

At Glacier Guides and Montana Raft, we like to say if you’re lucky enough to live in Montana, you’re lucky enough! Montana boasts two gorgeous National Parks, being Glacier National Park, which also dips into Canada, and Yellowstone National Park, which is also in Idaho and Wyoming. Yellowstone was founded March 1st, 1872, making it… Read more »

Dream Glacier National Park Vacation  

2021 Glacier Itinerary: What To Do, Eat, and Drink While the Many Glacier Road Is Under Construction

FAQ: Backpacking in Glacier National Park  

Top 5 FAQ About Backpacking in Glacier National Park #1: What’s up with the backcountry permit system for 2023? Before you take off on your epic adventure, make sure you head to Recreation.gov or the permitting office the day your trip begins to snag a backpacking permit. Glacier National Park is transitioning to Recreation.gov for… Read more »

10 Days Backpacking in Glacier National Park  

Everything You’ve Always Wanted to Know But Were Afraid to Ask About: 10 Days Backpacking in Glacier National Park If you’ve ever poked around on our backpacking page, you’ve seen that we go on 3, 4, 6, and 10 days backpacking in Glacier National Park adventures. It’s a tough job, but someone has to do it. Have you… Read more »

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 . . .

Mountain Goats: Not Actually Goats At All  

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

Life Lessons From Wolverines  

At first glance, wolverines may not seem that exciting. They are a member — the largest member, in fact — of the weasel family, and weasels aren’t the first species you think of when you think “awe-inspiring.”

Glacier National Park Grizzly Bears  

Glacier National Park has one of the most diverse eco-systems you’ll find anywhere. Our backyard national park is home to rare and spectacular creatures, including grizzly bears.

Getting Outside Should Top Your New Year’s Resolution List  

In an age where our entire lives can be lived inside, getting outside is more important than ever. Let’s think about REI’s recent #OptOutside campaign, which challenged folks to play outside instead of shop on Black Friday. According to REI.com, it was wildly successful! Close to 1.5 million people participated in its first year.