Trailside Glacier: Hiking in Glacier National Park
Explore Glacier National Park on expert-led hikes, and an excursion to Many Glacier Hotel. Plus, traverse the historic Going-to-the-Sun Road!
Program No. 4863RJ
7 days
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At a Glance

Glacier National Park is a hiker’s paradise, with over 1 million acres of unspoiled wilderness. Immerse yourself in the silent grandeur of the mountains as you hike spectacular trails amid soaring peaks, verdant forests, mountain meadows and turquoise lakes. Discover a wealth of natural beauty around every turn of the trail.
Activity Level
Moderately Challenging
Hiking 5-8 miles daily over physically demanding terrain. Elevations of 4,700-7,000 feet.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Enjoy expert-led hikes and learn about the geological forces that carved this magnificent park and the abundance of plant and wildlife that call it home.
  • Stay at the fabled and historic Many Glacier Hotel nestled on the shore of Swiftcurrent Lake.
  • Travel the iconic Going-to-the-Sun Road and touch the Continental Divide, where waters flow both toward the Pacific and the Atlantic.

General Notes

This program will be split into small groups of about 10 for daily field trips and hikes.
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Candi Naylor
Candi Naylor is a retired elementary school teacher with 36 years of experience. Being a Montana native from Townsend, she loves to ski, hike, fish, garden, kayak, and take her two dogs, Ginger and Hoss, for walks. She spends most of her time outside no matter what season, and she especially loves Glacier National Park. She and her husband, Craig, have built a home on 10 acres – a remnant of her great grandparents’ homestead. She and Craig have recently returned from nine years in Fredericksburg, Va., where she taught elementary school and her husband was a college music professor. Both are very happy to be back in Montana!
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