Facilities at the Chalets
- Belton Chalet is a historic, modernized chalet in the town of West Glacier, with electricity, hot water, a fabulous restaurant and bar, and all the modern conveniences. Granite Park and Sperry are historic, rustic, backcountry, off-grid chalets in the interior of Glacier National Park. You can read about the enhanced safety procedures that the Belton Chalet is taking in light on COVID-19 here.
- There is no electricity or shower/hot water facilities at either Granite Park or Sperry chalets. Read further on this page for details about how the backcountry Chalets are operating during COVID-19.
- Both chalets have drinking water.
- Flashlights or small battery lamps are recommended for night use in your room.
- Granite Park Chalet is equipped with a propane-powered kitchen. Your guide will prepare and serve delicious, home cooked meals. Adjacent to the kitchen is a comfy, rustic dining room where you can relax and enjoy the atmosphere.
- Sperry Chalet has a full service dining room with sit-down dining and wait staff.
- At Granite Park Chalet, the sleeping accommodations are in the upper level of the main chalet or in “The Annex,” about 200 feet from the chalet. The rooms are furnished with single bunk beds, 2 to 6 beds per room.
- At Sperry the sleeping accommodations are about 200 feet from the main chalet. The rooms are furnished with single beds and accommodate 2 to 4 people.
- For Glacier Guides and Montana Raft chalet guests, your family unit is the unit you are traveling to Montana with – you will not share rooms with anyone else on a Glacier Guides tour of the chalets.
- The walls are thin at both backcountry chalets and you can hear just about everything. If you are a light sleeper, we recommend earplugs.
- Linens are provided.
- There are pit toilets equipped with toilet paper and hand sanitizer near both chalets.
Belton Chalet, West Glacier, Montana
Further Reading About Glacier National Chalets
Interested in learning more about the Glacier National Park Chalets? There were once 9 chalets in the park that predated the Going to the Sun Road. Today, only 2 remain in service as chalets: Sperry and Granite Park. The main building at the Sperry complex burned in 2017, but re-opens in Summer 2020. The Two Medicine Chalet is now a camp store. Here’s a list of good reads about the chalets:
- The Loss of Sperry Chalet-And History of the Original 9 Chalets
- Explore Our Guided Trips to the Glacier National Park Chalets
- 10 Reasons To Go To Granite Park and Sperry Chalets
- More Reading About Granite Park Chalet
- More Reading About Glacier National Park’s Lodges and Chalets
- Curious about hiking the Highline Trail to Granite Park? We lead trips there every Tuesday. Read more about that hike here. And then you can read even more about it here.