Raft, Ride & Slide: Glacier National Park With Your Family
Raft the Flathead River, learn about local wildlife, enjoy a gondola ride up Big Mountain and race down on an alpine slide with your family on this National Park adventure.
Rating (4.67)
Program No. 22729RJ
6 days
Starts at

At a Glance

Create exciting memories with your children and grandchildren as you discover the majestic peaks, sparkling rivers and green gullies of Glacier National Park and the Flathead Valley as a family. Learn about magnificent wildlife, plants, geology and the area’s early inhabitants on instructor-led walks and visits to favorite spots in the park. Visit the Summit Nature Center on Big Mountain, raft along Glacier's southern border, hike trails full of flora and fauna and look out over valleys, lakes and rivers from mountainsides in this beautiful, rugged landscape.
Activity Level
Outdoor: No Sweat
Hiking 1-2 miles daily on varied terrain, including mountain trails. Ability to board/deboard a raft, coach, and vans. Elevations of 3,000-7,000 feet.
Family Programs
Family Programs
Share your love of learning with your family. These programs are designed for any combination of generations: grandparents, aunts, uncles, parents and children.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Take a spectacular drive on the historic Going-to-the-Sun Road and learn about the wildlife of Glacier National Park in its natural habitat.
  • Develop teamwork skills with your family on a raft journey down the Middle Fork of the Flathead River on Glacier's southern border.
  • Soar to new heights aboard the gondola to the summit and feel the wind in your hair as you slide down the Alpine Slide with your children and grandchildren.

General Notes

This is a Family program for participants, their adult children and grandchildren ages 8 and up. For a comparable intergenerational adventure for just grandparents and grandchildren, check out program #20884!
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