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If your time is short choose one of our Day Programs

No matter what your interest, we have you covered with everything from hikes, to finger painting to fly fishing.  Not only will you experience a great day in the park, you’ll learn something too!

Alpine Mammals | Guided Educational Hike

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 and bone-chilling... [READ MORE]

Alpine Wildflowers | Guided Educational Hike

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 class, our goal is to... [READ MORE]

Autumn in Glacier Park | Guided Educational Hike

Autumn is the season of change. Learn how animals and plants react to waning daylight hours and cooling temperatures. On our hike through meadows, aspen glens and into the subalpine zone, we'll see some of the brilliant reds, oranges & golden hues of... [READ MORE]

Avalanche Lake | Guided Day Hike

Avalanche is one of the most popular hikes in Glacier National Park! 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 Lake trai... [READ MORE]

Capturing Glacier’s Night Sky | Educational Program

Montana is the land of big skies. These grand, wide open spaces are awe-inspiring, even more so at night. Come learn how to capture a moment of Montana's starry night sky. We will be surrounded by glacially-carved peaks reaching to the heavens, and iridescent... [READ MORE]

Carnivore Stories | Guided Educational Hike

During this one-day course, we will discuss in detail the carnivores of Glacier National Park, with emphasis on life histories, habitat requirements, distribution, and predator-prey relationships. The importance and uniqueness of the North Fork Valley... [READ MORE]

Early Season Wildflowers | Guided Educational Hike

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 Divide to the Rocky... [READ MORE]

Fall Birds of Glacier Park | Guided Educational Hike

As autumn takes hold in Glacier National Park, breeding season winds down and fall migration begins. Familiar summer residents are preparing to head south, winter residents are trickling in, year-round species are settling in for a long winter and a... [READ MORE]

Finger Painting in Glacier Park | Educational Program

Join us as we view Glacier National Park through an artistic lens. This course will explore the hands-on technique of finger painting. We as artists will put down our paint brushes and use our fingers as tools while deepening our connections to the natural... [READ MORE]

Firebrand Pass | Guided Day Hike

Step into the wild and undisturbed aspen parklands just below the Continental Divide. This outing will appeal to those that wish to get off the beaten path and experience a portion of Glacier that sees very few visitors each year. This full-day excursion... [READ MORE]

Fly Fishing for Beginners | Educational Program

Of the outdoor sports, fly fishing is arguably the most poetic. Over the past century, Montana's blue-ribbon trout streams have lured in explorers from all over the world. From beginners to active anglers, we invite you to come and increase your skills... [READ MORE]

Geology of Two Medicine Valley | Guided Educational Hike

Glacier National Park is a geological marvel where opposing forces of nature have shaped the landscape over billions of years. This course will take place within the Two Medicine Valley, surrounded by glacially carved mountains and lakes with glimpses... [READ MORE]