21016
Montana

The Best of Glacier National Park

Discover Glacier National Park as you raft Flathead River, explore alpine trails, visit pristine lakes and learn how glaciers carved this stunning landscape eons ago.
Rating (4.81)
Program No. 21016RJ
Length
6 days
Starts at
1,749

At a Glance

From our lodging inside Glacier National Park, explore different areas of the park daily and return to relax on cool summer evenings on spectacular Lake McDonald. Experience the grandeur of Glacier National Park — so named because its dramatic landscape was carved by glaciers eons ago. Encounter the wonder and splendor within this “Crown of the Continent” during daily field trips to the Lake McDonald Valley, Logan Pass and Many Glacier areas of the park. Field trips are enhanced by instructors, naturalists and other experts detailing the variety of life, mammoth lakes and serrated peaks in one of nature’s greatest works of art.
Activity Level
Keep the Pace
Hiking two miles daily over varied terrain. Possible optional hikes up to five miles. Some stairs; getting in/out of vans and water raft. Elevations of 3,153-7,000 feet.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Travel the historic Going-to-the-Sun Road - a National Historic Landmark - for spectacular views of rugged peaks, vast valleys and idyllic waterfalls.
  • Take a scenic float trip down the Middle Fork of the Flathead River.
  • Visit Many Glacier Valley, where glaciated mountains rise above stunning valleys and turquoise waters.

General Notes

Participants split into smaller groups of about 10 for daily field trips and hikes.
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