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If your time is short in Glacier Park, choose one of our guided day hikes or educational programs that you’ll remember forever

No matter what your interest, we have you covered with everything from epic hikes, to finger painting, and fly fishing.  Not only will you experience a great day in Glacier Park, but we promise you’ll learn something new.

Glacier’s Grazers | Guided Educational Hike

September 22: During this one-day course, we will discuss in detail the ungulates of Glacier National Park, with emphasis on life histories, distribution, habitat requirements, and predator-prey relationships. There are six ungulate species now... [READ MORE]

Glacier’s Harlequins | Guided Educational Hike

May 21: In Glacier Park, Harlequin ducks are as rare as grizzly bears, as secretive as goshawks, and as specialized as mountain goats. We'll spend the day looking into the lives of these little-known natives and observing them feeding and courting... [READ MORE]

Herbal First Aid Kit | Guided Educational Hike

August 27: Many of us enjoy spending time in the wild lands, be it day hikes, backpacking adventures or simple picnics in the great outdoors. Despite our best preparations and efforts at safety, bumps, cuts, scrapes, irritating plants and insects... [READ MORE]

Hey Bear | Guided Educational Hike

August 19: This phrase has been deeply ingrained in the minds of most hikers, but is it the best thing to say? We've all heard about the infamous August 1967 night in Glacier, but what caused it? This course, Hey Bear: Breaking Common Myths About... [READ MORE]

Hidden Lake Overlook | Guided Day Hike

July - September: Hidden Lake Overlook is one of the must-see highlights in the park. This educational tour will spend time discussing the incredible geology of the area while traveling along the Going-to-the-Sun road corridor. We will also take... [READ MORE]

High Country Exploration | Guided Educational Hike

July 9: Come experience the high country, where we will observe environmental changes as we hike from the dense subalpine spruce and fir forest of the Saint Mary Valley, to the stunning alpine zones characterized by gnarled, windswept trees that... [READ MORE]

Highline Geology | Guided Educational Hike

August 5: The geologic features one can see along the Highline trail offer stunning glimpses of time in Glacier's history. Our many vantage points provide spectacular views of the classic glacial landscape. Along the hike we will make several... [READ MORE]

Highline Trail | Guided Day Hike

July - September: The Highline is arguably Glacier National Park's most famous trail. Departing from Logan Pass, this trail leads you through some of the most scenic vistas in the lower 48, all while in view of billion-year-old geological features.... [READ MORE]

Lessons from Bears | Guided Educational Hike

August 24 All of us have stories to tell about our experiences in nature. Bears too have their own stories that we are lucky enough to unfold. During this one-day course, we will dive into stories and encounters from Dave Streeter's 40 years of... [READ MORE]

Natural Disasters of Glacier National Park | Guided Educational Hike

July 16: Whether it's flood, fire, avalanches, infestations, and more, natural disasters play an active role in shaping the landscape of Glacier National Park. "Disaster" is a socially constructed concept that can refer to any natural disturbance,... [READ MORE]

Orchids | Guided Educational Hike

June 11: This course will provide an exciting introduction to the ecology and identification of some Glacier's most secretive and beautiful flora. In addition to learning how to recognize and identify orchids in the field, we will discuss the... [READ MORE]

Owls of the Mission Valley | Guided Educational Hike

April 16: This course will provide a thorough introduction to the ecology and identification of the owls of the Mission Valley. Montana boasts the largest number of breeding owl species of any state in the nation. The Mission Valley provides... [READ MORE]