SUMMER IS FOR MOST GLACIER LOVERS
Most people visit Glacier from late June to mid-September because they want to drive the Going to the Sun Road, raft and fish the rivers, hike the trails, visit the backcountry Chalets, and explore various areas of the park on both sides of the Continental Divide.
Photo: Andy Schilter
BIKE LOVERS: SPRING IS THE BEST TIME TO VISIT GLACIER
There’s a fairly short window to ride a bike all the way from West Glacier to Logan Pass, and that is typically in mid-June. However, lower sections of the road become rideable in early May.
Photo: Bart Macco
LEAF LOVERS AND SOLITUDE SEEKERS: FALL IS THE BEST TIME TO VISIT GLACIER
By mid-late September, all lodging within park boundaries, and most services, are closed for the coming winter. Solitude abounds. For visitors who love uncrowded, lower elevation rivers and hiking trails, fall is the best time to visit Glacier.
Photo: Tony Polo
SNOW AND ICE AFICIONADOS: WINTER IS THE BEST TIME TO VISIT GLACIER
When the weather is good, and you are properly prepared, exploring the Going to the Sun and Camas Roads via snowshoe or cross country ski can be absolutely magical.
Photo: David Verle