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West Glacier

Known for Nature, Hiking and Glaciers

Parks, natural beauty, and top sights from Glacier National Park to Lake McDonald—discover it all in West Glacier.

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Parks, natural beauty, and top sights from Glacier National Park to Lake McDonald—discover it all in West Glacier.

Things to do in West Glacier

Spot mule deer, elk and bears along the shorelines of this scenic lake, which is bordered by meadows on one side and towering mountain peaks on the other.

Reach towering peaks and see breathtaking natural scenery as you make your way over, around and through mountains and waterfalls in this national park.

Explore this huge 19th-century home to discover what life was like for one of the wealthy founders of Kalispell.

Lifelong patrons know this spectacular destination as the Big Mountain Ski Resort, but the 2007 name change hasn’t altered a bit of its allure. 

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Experience thrilling whitewater rafting and Glacier National Park’s jaw-dropping scenery on the wild and scenic Middle Fork of the Flathead River. With an expert guide helping you navigate your inflatable raft down the stream, you can rest assured you're in capable hands.

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Wind along lakeside roads that weave around craggy peaks, see the saturated strata in colorful canyons, and get up-close looks at herds of bison in open grasslands. Dive into the rugged landscapes around Waterton Lakes National Park on this full-day excursion.

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Venture into the rugged wilderness near Glacier National Park and learn to climb under the supervision of an expert private guide. Surrounded by stands of aspen and Douglas fir trees, make a swift ascent toward the sky while learning climbing tips to apply during future adventures.

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Rock climb in a pristine location that many consider to be among the prettiest destinations in all of Northwest Montana with a private guide. Trade the bustle of Whitefish for the untouched beauty of Lake Koocanusa, where a range of accessible and technical pitches let you test your physical limits.

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Drink in the exquisite scenery around Whitefish and test your physical prowess during a private guided rock-climbing experience. Discover the heart-pumping thrill of scaling a rock face under the tutelage of a supportive guide who offers you their uncompromising attention on a series of pitches.

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