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Gain a Whole New Outlook and Learn About Nature With Our Glacier Park Hikes, Tours, and Educational Programs.

Fall in love with Glacier National Park Courses for the first time, or all over again!  Not only do you get an amazing educational experience, but you also get into the Park! Participation in a Glacier Institute course acts as your Going to the Sun Road ticket for the day.

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Alpine Mammals Guided Educational Hike

Alpine Mammals Guided Educational Hike

August 17, 2024: Have you ever wondered why marmots lick your hiking boots and steal your trekking poles? How mountain goats can climb vertical cliffs while lacking opposable thumbs? How the animals of Logan Pass endure frequent subzero temperatures... [READ MORE]
Alpine Wildflowers Guided Educational Hike

Alpine Wildflowers Guided Educational Hike

July 27, 2024: The wildflowers of Glacier are spectacular. They are especially beautiful against the rugged backdrop of mountain peaks. Their fragility is even more striking when the adverse environment of their habitat is understood. In this... [READ MORE]
Avalanche Lake Guided Day Hike

Avalanche Lake Guided Day Hike

Multiple: Avalanche is one of the most popular Glacier National Park hikes! After traveling past the gorgeous Lake McDonald, we will begin our educational hike at the lush Trail of the Cedars trailhead. We will continue climbing along the Avalanche... [READ MORE]
Beavers: Glacier Park’s Habitat Builders – 2-Day Guided Educational Hike

Beavers: Glacier Park’s Habitat Builders | Guided Educational Hike

September 14, 2024: Discover the amazing beaver! Beavers are second only to humans in their ability to alter their environment. The habitats they create are vital to the livelihood of a huge number of species from birds and fish to elk and wolves.... [READ MORE]
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Birding by Ear in Glacier Park

June 16, 2024: Glacier National Park comprises more than 1 million acres of diverse and stunning bird habitat. Encounter both common and uncommon bird species that thrive in and around the park on an adventure led by expert birder Denny Olson,... [READ MORE]

Birding for Beginners

August 24, 2024: Have you ever wondered what birds live in your backyard? Do you wish you could identify that weird noise following you on your hikes? If you're new to birding and want to learn the basics with other newbies, this is the place... [READ MORE]
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Birds of Prey | Guided Educational Hike

July 13, 2024: Raptors have been immortalized as symbolic heralds in literature, served as important indicators in uncovering the effects of pesticides on wildlife, and they parol our skies connecting us to an ancient, evolutionary past. During... [READ MORE]

Early Season Wildflowers Guided Educational Hike

June 1, 2024: June is the ideal month to observe the blooms of the prairies, foothills, and forests. Anyone who delights in wildflowers will be thrilled with the dozens of flower species we'll encounter as we travel up and over the Continental... [READ MORE]
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Exploring Glacier Park | 6-Day Guided Hike in August

August 18-23, 2024: During this epic series of guided day hikes, we promise you 6 days of camaraderie, learning, and world-class hiking that you will remember for the rest of your life. Join like-minded adventurers for an exploration of the 'Crown... [READ MORE]
Exploring Glacier Park | 6-Day Guided Hike in September

Exploring Glacier Park | 6-Day Guided Hike in September

September 15-20, 2024: During this epic series of guided hikes, we promise you a week of camaraderie, learning, and world-class hiking that you will remember for the rest of your life. Join like-minded adventurers for a weeklong exploration of... [READ MORE]
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Exploring Glacier Park | 6-Day Guided Hikes in July

July 21-26, 2024: During this epic series of guided day hikes, we promise you 6 days of camaraderie, learning, and world-class hiking that you will remember for the rest of your life. Join like-minded adventurers for an exploration of the 'Crown... [READ MORE]
Fall landscape photography

Fall Landscape Photography | 3-Day Educational Program

September 28-30, 2024: Using the iconic scenery of Glacier National Park as our canvas, we will dive into the fundamental techniques of shooting and editing landscape photographs. Students will engage in a mixture of classroom and field instruction... [READ MORE]